2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) 
    
    Dec 13, 2019  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COUN 6356A - Theories and Techniques in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling


(5 cr.) Students in this course are provided with an advanced understanding of theories and techniques for working with couples, marriages, and families. The focus of this course is on empirically supported treatments and techniques for addressing prevention, intervention, development, and wellness of marriages, couples, and families. Systemic implications for conceptualization, assessment, treatment planning, and interventions will be addressed. Students will be exposed to procedures for critically evaluating relevant research and to methods for applying findings to their counseling with these groups. Methods of adapting models to meet the needs of a diverse society, as well as legal and ethical issues related to working in this specialty area, will be explored.



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