2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) 
    
    Oct 16, 2019  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COUN 6201A - Introduction to Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling


(5 cr.) Students are introduced to the specialty area of marriage, couple, and family counseling in this course. They are provided an orientation to professional organizations, preparation standards, and credentials relevant to the specialty area. Through this course, students will be exposed to the history, philosophy, and trends in marriage, couple, and family counseling. A variety of theoretical perspectives, techniques, and related concepts (e.g., systems, family development, wellness, and family life cycle) are reviewed. Societal trends and treatment issues related to working with multicultural and diverse family systems are explored. Legal and ethical issues related to working in this specialty area are addressed.



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