NURP 504: Family Theory: Health and Illness

3 credits

This course will assist the students in expanding, synthesizing, and utilizing current theoretical and research based frameworks regarding family systems. Assessment and care of families at all developmental stages will be highlighted throughout the course with the use of case studies and discussion forums. In addition to the research and theoretical emphasis, the use of current lay literature, theatrical and film productions about relevant topics related to family functioning will be utilized to enhance perspectives and understanding of contemporary family issues.

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