SW 865 Family Therapy (Fall: 3)

Prerequisite: SW 762
Corequisite: 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.
The Department

Last Updated: 16-JAN-13