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An entry-level examination of family process and family counseling. Drawing from a
systems approach, students learn how to shift their focus from the individual to the
dynamic interplay between members of a couple or family. Major schools of family therapy
are studied. Experiential exercises and role-playing complement the theoretical learning.
Students explore their own family of origin as a ground for working with others. Trauma
in the family, such as child abuse and domestic violence, is also covered. Prerequisite: