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Graduate Degree Programs

Counselor Education (CN ED)

CN ED 430 Couples and Family Counseling (3) The theory and practice of counseling with couples and families emphasizing family development and major intervention approaches.

CN ED 430 Couples and Family Counseling (3)

Students study the theory and practice of couples and family counseling with an emphasis on models of family development and major approaches to intervention with couples and families. Systemic models of family intervention are emphasized as well as the study of other historically important and contemporary approaches to couples and family therapy. The course blends didactic and experiential learning.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: A minimum of 12 hours of coursework in sociology psychology education or family studies.

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.