MFT 541 Introduction to Theories of Family Systems

Historical and theoretical underpinnings of General Systems Theory as it applies to families and family therapy. Major models of family therapy will be presented to orient the student to an understanding of functional and dysfunctional processes in human interaction. This course lays the foundation for the subsequent assessment and treatment courses which focus specifically on the major schools of family therapy.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Admission to department.

General Education

Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer