At the end of this course, the students; 1) Define the family functioning, systems that make family and effects of culture on family. 2) Explain different family therapy approaches and their main assumptions. 3) Distinguish the similarities and differences between different family therapy approaches. 4) Interpret how family therapies are utilized in different problems. 5) Be informed about psychotherapy process in general.
MODE OF DELIVERY
Face to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSE
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT
The main aim of this course is to inform students about theories and models of family therapy. Students are expected to acquire knowledge of family functioning, systems that make family and effects of culture on family. The topics that will be covered through the course as follows: Fundamental theories of family therapy, systemic models, psychodynamic models, intergenerational models, experiential models, strategic models, cognitive-behavioral models, effects of gender and culture on family functioning, children focused problems, adult focused problems.
Introduction to Family Therapies
History and Development of Family Therapies
Family Development: Continuity and Change
Effects of Gender and Culture on Family Functioning
Children Focused Problems
Adult Focused Problems
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
Primary Textbook: Goldenberg, H., & Goldenberg, I. (2008). Family therapy: An overview (7th ed.). CA: Thomson.
Suggested Textbook: Nichols, M. P. (2009). Family therapy: Concepts and methods (9th ed.). NY: Pearson.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)
Preparation for Quiz
Individual or group work
Preparation for Final exam
Preparation for Midterm exam
Laboratory (including preparation)
Total Workload / 30
ECTS Credits of the Course
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES (KLO) / MATRIX OF LEARNING OUTCOMES (LO)