Jan 24, 2022  
Mercy College 2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2021-2022 Graduate Catalog
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CNSL 657 - Family Therapy in the Urban Setting


Credit(s): 3
3 semester hours
Cross-listed With: PSYN 657  
Prerequisite(s): CNSL 654 /PSYN 654  
Overview of theories of family therapy and study of patterns of family interaction. Structural Family therapy concepts will be introduced. Techniques for improving family functioning are discussed as well as techniques for dealing with the family in group counseling. Marital counseling and parent counseling are studied. Attention is given to public and private agencies that deal with the contemporary problems faced by families. The emerging role of public schools as providers of family services is presented.



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