CREDITS: 3 Credit Hours DURATION: January 20 - May 6 PRICE: $435.00 INSTRUCTOR: Jeremy Gilliam
COURSE DESCRIPTION This course is designed to offer the student training in conceptual and intervention skills. The focus will be a general overview of both modern and postmodern family therapy approaches. Attention will be given to the conceptualization and application of these models through appropriate therapeutic technique. This course will emphasize the integration of faith and learning in order that the student might utilize their skills for Christian service and professional leadership.
TEXTBOOK(S): Cloud, H., & Townsend, J. S. (2017). Boundaries: When to say yes, how to say no to take control of your life (Updated and expanded [edition]). Zondervan. ISBN: 978-0310351801
Brown, J., & Errington, L. (n.d.). Bowen family systems theory in Christian ministry: Grappling with Theory and its Application Through a Biblical Lens. The Family Systems Practice & Institute. ISBN: 978-0648578505
Gottman, J. M., & Silver, N. (2015). The seven principles for making marriage work (Second edition). Harmony Books ISBN 978-0-553-44771-2