PYC 717: AdvSem-Assessment/Treatment of Couples

Synonym:

77994 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

David Arbeitman

Credits:

3

Seats:

12

Semester:

Fall 2011

Meeting Schedule:

Mondays 9/12 - 12/19 (9:00AM-11:29AM)

Description:

Competency Area: Intervention
Restricted to Year IV students.

This course surveys the predominant approaches to couple/marital therapy as well as the body of empirical findings on successful relationships that have implications for treatment. Modifications of couple therapy to address specific problems such as depression, alcoholism, and sexual dysfunction will be considered. In addition, special issues relevant to couple therapy, including assessment, parenting, infidelity and forgiveness, separation/divorce, domestic violence, and working with diversity will be covered.