Trauma and The Contemporary Family

COU FX675 - Trauma and The Contemporary Family

Credits: 3

This course explores how families have changed in the last ten years, speculates about future trends and explores the evolution of trauma in the family. It covers a mosaic of unique, insightful, and provocative thoughts on families. Students will examine families and relationships in which people live, including alternative lifestyles, LGBTQIA relationships, economically distressed families, immigrant families, religion and families, racial and ethnic diversity, a feminist vision for families, older families, family violence and trauma. Contemporary influences on the family will also be discussed, including COVID and the effect of technology use on family relationships.