MFT658 - Culture and Family

General

Prefix

MFT

Course Number

658

Course ID

00016738

Course Level

Graduate

Instruction Mode

Lecture

Description

Study of culturally diverse couples and families with special emphasis on understanding the significance of cultural contexts in working with people of different cultures.

Cross Listed Courses

Prerequisites

No Requisites

Credits

Min

3

Max

3

Repeatable

No

Goals and Diversity

MN Goal Course

No

MN Goal Designation(s)

-

Cultural Diversity

No

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Define family ethnicity and articulate its connection to related concepts such as culture, class, gender, and racism. (PO 3)

Outcome

Describe the typical immigration pathways and historical backgrounds of the major ethnic groups of the families studied in the course. (PO 3)

Outcome

Discuss examples of diversity in families within ethnic groups related to the practice of marriage and family therapy, interpreting how such diversity might lead to differential outcomes. (PO 3; SLO 5)

Outcome

Recognize and understand some of the dynamics and effects of racism, privilege, discrimination, and ignorance in our understanding of multiculturalism. (PO 3; SLO 5)

Outcome

Balance a given family's unique characteristics (attributable to ethnicity) with family characteristics common to all groups in the United States. (PO 3)

Outcome

Propose effective approaches for working with ethnic families in marriage and family therapy settings. (PO 3)

Course Outline

Course Outline

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Dependencies

No dependencies