PY 648A: Couple Therapy from Systemic Perspectv

Synonym:

56451 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Walter Lowe

Credits:

3

Seats:

32

Semester:

Fall 2008

Meeting Schedule:

Tuesdays 9/2 - 12/16 (4:00PM-6:29PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Social Systems Assessment & Intervention Strategies
Required of and restricted to MFT I and II students.
Written permission provided to the Registrar146s Office via FirstClass is required for CMHC III students to enroll as a PYC equivalent.

This course will introduce students to a range of models for working with couples, with a focus on empirically validated therapies. Students will be introduced to theoretical foundations underlying clinical work with couples as well as research on couple dynamics and power. Students will also have the opportunity to explore current issues in couple therapy.