Course Catalog

Course Catalog

NUMBER COURSE TITLE
PSYCH 335
SPECIAL ISSUES IN THE TREATMENT OF FAMILIES

Equips students with the knowledge and therapeutic tools necessary to work with families encountering special treatment issues including: substance abuse; immigration; illness; end of life and grief; and financial stress and homelessness. Students will also learn how to work with families who have a unique structure or are undergoing change such as same sex relationships; divorce; single and step-parenting; and adoption. Students will be provided with a theoretical foundation while learning to execute practical therapeutic approaches required when working with a variety of special situations.

Prerequisite: PSYCH 325., Units: 2 , Offered: Fall 2014