Jan 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

MFT 561 - Couple Therapy


Prerequisite, marriage and family therapy major. Couple difficulties are studied with particular emphasis placed on the unique assessment strategies necessary for conjoint evaluation and treatment. The course emphasizes emotionally focused couple therapy and other empirically supported treatment approaches. Gender, culture, sexual orientation, and social class are considered when discussing domestic violence, conceptualizing cases, creating treatment plans, and understanding the standards of practice for couple therapy. Instructor modeling and student role play demonstrations are used to facilitate learning. (Offered spring semester.) 3 credits