Dec 01, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ED 623 - Marriage and Family Therapy

This course provides an introduction to the theory and practice of marriage and family therapy. Family systems theory is the primary focus and parent education is reviewed. The course provides an understanding of multicultural issues, and the characteristics and concerns of diverse groups displayed in family dynamics. Attitudes and behaviors associated with developmental life stages, race, religious preference, sexual orientation, ethnicity and culture, and gender are examined to determine appropriate treatment strategies. This is an introductory course in the PsyD program.

Prerequisites & Notes
ED 610  

Offered fall.

Credits: 3

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