SW 865 Family Therapy (Fall: 3)
SW 933 or permission
Required of Clinical Social Work students in the Mental Health Field-of-Practice
Concentration; elective for others.
An advanced course designed to integrate family therapy theories of practice
and intervention techniques. Throughout the course critical issues relative
to power, gender, and race will be interwoven with outcome effectiveness,
research, and evaluation. Emphasis will be placed on the adaptation of the
family process to the stressors of chronic illness, aging, addictions, and
interpersonal violence. The strengths and problems of minority families,
families living in poverty, blended families, adoptive families, and families
of same sex parents will be reviewed.
Last Updated: 16-JAN-13