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MFT 621. Family Conceptual Frameworks

Credits: 3
Department: Counseling & Community Psychology
Description: Changing philosophies of science and explore the effects of scientific philosophy on family theory, research, and practice.
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Gain a greater understanding of the forms and functions of families and the changing definition of families across diverse family groups. (SLO 3)
2. Recognize the importance of utilizing theory to guide clinical practice in diverse family settings. (SLO 6)
3. Be able to identify and define the key concepts and assumptions of each theory and framework and its relevance in working with families from diverse cultural backgrounds. (SLO 6)
4. Develop an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of each theory and framework. (PO 5)

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