PSYC 810: Family & Group Counseling

Class Program

This course covers the theoretical bases of, as well as the practical aspects in, working with families and groups.  It covers assessment, diagnosis, and intervention strategies for families and groups.  it examines groups and the family relationship system, and focuses on communication, structural, emotional and behavioral patterns, the assessment of normal and dysfunctional patterns, and the development and facilitation of various types of groups.  It is a comparative and contextual study of marriage and family institutions, including couples, gender roles, marriage, divorce, sexuality, parenting, working, multicultural orientations and other contemporary issues.