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PAS 5512 Family Therapy Concepts and MethodsStudents will study the major theoretical approaches to family therapy, identify the root causes of difficulties in marriage, and examine treatment methods. In practicum units, students will conduct a marriage enrichment workshop and practice some techniques of family therapy in a controlled setting. 3 credits. Mr. Williams.
PAS 5513 Structural Family TherapyThis course equips students to provide pre-marital counseling to couples in their ministry, utilizing principles derived from structural family therapy. They include: honoring boundaries in marriage, setting up and respecting personal boundaries, recognizing the integrity of structure in a marriage, protecting a marriage from intruders, and supporting the values of a marriage. The course also covers how to work with a spouse who values boundaries when the other spouse does not. Prerequisite: PAS 5501 or 5512, or by permission. 3 credits. Faculty.
EDU 5512 Marriage and Family Enrichment
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PAS 5701 Multicultural CounselingThe following topics will be studied: the relationship between culture and mental well-being, the influence of culture on establishing personal identity, the dynamics of acculturation, the effects of culture on personality assessment, choosing the fitting counseling approaches that suit clients of diverse cultures and ethnic groups, and an examination of selected disorders as they appear in different cultures Prerequisite: PAS 5101 or PAS 5312. 3 credits. Rev. Johnson.