PHS FMT325 - Introduction to Family Systems and Family Therapy

(Credits: 3)

This course offers a study of the family as a system and the concepts and principles applicable to helping individuals within a systems perspective. Students will be introduced to family systems theory and to the predominant models of family therapy. Students will consider factors that disrupt and enhance family functioning. Students will have the opportunity to reflect on their own families, and to explore a fictional family to further their understanding of the course concepts.