2021-2022 Catalog 
    
    Sep 25, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog

PSY 253 - Family Counseling: Theory and Techniques (3 Credits)


This course provides students with a fundamental introduction to intervention with families. Students are exposed to the counseling techniques, strategies and approaches aimed at working with families affected by chemical dependency. Topics include the assessment of families and relationships, the effects of substance abuse on the family and critical clinical issues commonly faced by these families. After completing this course, students should have proficient skills to employ in working with couples and families affected by addiction. Lecture Hours: 39. Prerequisite(s): PSY 202  with a grade of “C” or better. Usually offered in the fall.