Mar 28, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FCL 544 - Family Problems and Mediation


Description:
Problems arising out of the interaction of family members. Mediation techniques, family policy, and theories and ethics in studying families. FCL 334 and FCL 544 are equivalent courses; students may not receive credit for both.  Formerly FS 544, students may not receive credit for both.

Credits:
(4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify contemporary stressors and family problems.
  • Articulate the distinction between normative and non-normative events in family life.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of concepts, selected theories, and research concerning family stress, coping, and social support.
  • Apply the ABC-X model of family stress to normative and non-normative stressor events.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the strategies families use when adapting to crisis situations.
  • Match intervention strategies with the nature of the crisis event, family dynamics, family strengths, and current family circumstances.
  • Evaluate the relative quality of research design, measurement, sampling and causal inference in published empirical literature on Family Stress and Crisis.
  • Develop the ability to use current empirical literature to pose pertinent research questions and hypotheses.

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