Jul 30, 2021  
Official Catalog May 2021 
    
Official Catalog May 2021

HUSS125 - Family Theory and Services

Semester Credit Hour(s) 3 (SS)
In this course, students will examine the fundamental principles of family dynamics and the influence of cultural factors. Students will be introduced to various family theories, assessment, and therapeutic intervention strategies with emphasis on relationships, parenting, and the signs and symptoms of behaviors associated with abuse, domestic violence and neglect. Students will examine legal and ethical issues including reporting policies and procedures related to family therapy. Students will also explore the range of services and resources available to families including those through the local Department of Children and Family Services.