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MFT 671. Theories of Marriage and Family Therapy

Credits: 3
Department: Counseling & Community Psychology
Description: Comprehensive critique of major theories of marital and family therapy with emphasis on clinical integration of models considering culture, race, ethnicity, gender, and age.
Prerequisites: MFT 621
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Be provided with a contextual understanding of the development of the field of family therapy. (PO 1)
2. Understand the similarities and differences among the major family therapy models. (PO 1)
3. Evaluate the value assumptions underlying the major family therapy models in terms of race, culture, and ethnicity. (PO 3)
4. Evaluate their family of origin in light of these theoretical models. (SLO 2)
5. Arrive at systemic therapeutic model that fits their own theoretical, clinical, and personal style. (PO 1)

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