Dec 08, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

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SOCW 621 - Introduction to Family Systems

Credits: 3

Examines the family as a contemporary social institution. Consideration is given to historical, cross-cultural perspectives in exploring the range of issues with which the contemporary family must cope. The course also examines the various therapy approaches to dealing with family issues and dysfunction. Skill in working with various family problems and configurations will be developed based on these theories. Various family systems including nuclear, single parent, blended and multigenerational families will be examined.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the MSW program and completion of all graduate foundation classes or advanced standing status

Term(s) Offered: Spring

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