Prerequisites: 69:261 or permission of Instructor.

Cannot be held with: 69:361.

The theories that guide the family counsellor through the therapeutic process will be studied in this course. Students will learn the principles that apply to joining the client family and engaging in therapeutic conversations. The concept of "family-as-client" will be applied as students learn the cognitive, perceptual, and some executive skills pertaining to family counselling. The opportunity to develop some beginning assessment and clinical record-keeping skills will be afforded through laboratory work with simulated client families. B.Sc.N. students are ineligible for this course.

3 lecture hours per week, 3 laboratory hours per week , one term

Successors: 69:360.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 69:367 in the BU Course Transfer Database.