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CLED 640. Marriage, Couples and Family Counseling. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisites: CLED 600 and CLED 601. This course provides students with an overview of the processes and theories involved with counseling couples and families. The focus is on preparing students to think systemically and to learn about family concepts, development, dynamics, theories, assessments and techniques. Counseling experience and feedback from the instructor and classmates will be provided. Students will use critical reflection throughout the semester while meeting the requirements of this course.