Explores the dynamics of healthy and unhealthy family systems in both traditional and alternative families. Students will study a variety of approaches to assist families in managing and coping with the stressors of family life in contemporary society. Introduces family intervention strategies and the development of human service skills to service families.
- Analyze the cultural, social and economic variables, which impact the family.
- Differentiate between “healthy” and “problematic” family patterns and behaviors.
- Summarize various methods of family intervention strategies.
- Define and explain developmental stages of the Family.