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CFS 404. Birth Order in the Family

Credits: 1
Department: Child & Family Studies
Description: Implications of birth order on the family; implications of the family constellation. Instructor will provide more depth on each topic area.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF
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Student Learning Outcomes

1. Examine family systems and the evolution of narrative, specifically as it applies to families.
2. Analyze dominant characteristics of each birth order position as influenced by the needs of the larger family system.
3. Evaluate the value assumptions underlying the functioning of each birth order position.
4. Create a therapeutic model that fits his or her own theoretical, clinical, and personal style.

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