Theories and Techniques in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling

COUN6356F - Theories and Techniques in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling

Graduate Quarter | 5 credits | 11 Weeks

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Course Description

This course provides students with an advanced understanding of theories and techniques for working with couples, marriages, and families. The focus of this course is on empirically supported treatments and techniques for addressing prevention, intervention, development, and wellness of marriages, couples, and families. Systemic implications for conceptualization, assessment, treatment planning, and interventions will be addressed. Students will be exposed to procedures for critically evaluating relevant research and to methods for applying findings to their counseling with these groups. Methods of adapting models to meet the needs of a diverse society as well as legal and ethical issues related to working in this specialty area will be explored.

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Walden University's MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), which is a requirement for licensure in many states.


Pre-Requisites

  • COUN6722: Theories of Counseling AND COUN6316: Techniques of Counseling

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree conferred
  • Unofficial transcript(s) from institution(s) with accreditation recognized by Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or US Dept of Education. Unofficial transcripts must include the name of the institution, student name, grades earned, credits earned, degree earned, course names/numbers and dates of attendance.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Start Date

Availability:
  • In Stock

$2,400.00

  • feature icon Graduate Quarter
  • feature icon 5 credits
  • feature icon 11 Weeks
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