603PTheo – Introduction to Marriage & Family Counseling – 2 Qtr Hrs
This course will introduce the basic concepts of family and marriage counseling. Family systems theory will be utilized as a basic framework for exploring multi-generational issues in training children, preparing young men and women for godly marriages, and cultivating wisdom in families. A special emphasis will be placed upon theological and biblical foundations for marriage and family processes. Procedures and techniques will be investigated that can be utilized in both preventive and remedial interventions.
Textbooks: David C. Olsen, Integrative Family Therapy. (Fortress Press) Ronald, W. Richardson, Couples in Conflict. (Fortress Press)