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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

CPS 591 - Introduction to Family Systems

Catalog Year: 2019-2020

The course will help students to understand the impact of the family on one’s social, emotional and cognitive development. Family structure, functional and dysfunctional patterns of family interaction, patterns of communication, systems of discipline and various family constellations such as the blended family will be considered. The use of therapeutic techniques and processes will be reviewed and processed as will therapeutic strategies from several different perspectives.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Offered: Fall, Spring
Credit: 3