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Family Systems

Course Number: 10550209
Credits: 3.00

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Course Description

10-550-209 FAMILY SYSTEMS ... Provides a broad understanding of family systems theory and practice relevant to the human services field. Focus is on evaluating the communication and interaction patterns and applying interventions and strategies. (Prerequisite: 10-550-206, Intro to Interview & Counsel.)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

Length of Course

Course Competencies

  1. Analyze the concept of family
  2. Examine family roles
  3. Analyze inter-generational transfer of trauma
  4. Examine family system theory
  5. Examine strategies to assess family systems
  6. Analyze the impact of families on risk/resiliency
  7. Identify ethical considerations related to working with families
  8. Analyze family counseling theories
  9. Assess impact of SUD on family function
  10. Analyze the family life cycle