About The Instructor
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Session, Dates: 15 (01/14/2013 - 05/04/2013)
Time: 06:30 - 08:20 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Benjamin Rush Center 105
Seats Available: 3 Seats
This course provides a framework for examining families and understanding family processes. An overview of the major schools and principals in family therapy will be provided. Students will explore the meaning of family dysfunction both from personal experience and as defined by various family theories. Frameworks for understanding symptomatic behavior in families, the use of conflict, and the impact of life cycle development will be explored. Family problems, with an emphasis on cultural and social differences, commonly encountered in advanced practice psychiatric nursing will be included.
Kirstyn M. Kameg, DNP
Professor of Nursing
Coordinator, Psychiatric Mental Health NP Program
John Jay 315