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Course Description:

This course is intended for human service practitioners who will be working with clients and their families. It examines strategies and techniques of major family theories and therapeutic models to help students understand how the family functions as a system and how professionals interact with family members to discern patterns of communication. Students will learn assessment tools such as the genogram and, through written assignments, will have an opportunity to explore issues of particular interest to them.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Human Services or equivalent. A basic course in interviewing or counseling skills is recommended.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Upper Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Spring 2. Summer. Fall 1. Fall 2.

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