This course presents advanced topics in interpersonal practice. The topics may include emerging practice methods, advanced application of methods covered in other required methods courses, and applications of methods in specific populations.
This mini-course is designed to familiarize students with the current theories of couple therapy. Selected empirically supported models utilized in couple therapy will be examined The course also looks at some of the key issues and challenges faced by therapists who provide couple therapy. This mini-course will be skill based and focus on helping students to learn effective approaches to working with couples in therapy.
1. Examine current theories of couple therapy.
2. Explore empirically supported models utilized in couple therapy in terms of their concepts of health assumptions, goals, assessment features, diversity factors and interventions.
3. Address key issues and challenges faced by therapists who provide couple therapy.
4. Provide opportunities for students to engage in skill-based activities to promote application of couple therapy interventions.
|Instructor:||Nitzberg, Laura J.|
|Topic:||Working with Couples in Therapy|
|U-M Class #:||24282|
|Time:||Thu Thursdays November 5, 12, 19 and December 3, 10, 2015 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM|
press escape to closeProgram Type describes the program in which you are pursuing, i.e., residential or online part-time. At this time, residential students may not enroll in online part-time courses and online part-time students may not enroll in residential courses.
|Credits:||1 Credit Hours|
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106