NURS9510-A Family Therapy    (Spring 2014: Doctora)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor(s)
Course Details

Session, Dates: 11 (01/13/2014 - 05/03/2014)

Days: R

Time: 03:00 - 05:00 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: John Jay 141

Seats Available: 2 Seats

Credits: 2

Course Description

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.

Prerequisites: NURS9010, NURS9210, and NURS9215

Co-requisites: NURS9515

About The Instructor(s)

Sheree K. Shafer, D.N.P.

Part-Time Faculty
412-397-6832 phone
Scaife Hall 009