2016-17 Catalog

Counseling Psychology

Courses

CPSY 5309. Assessment & Treatment in Marital & Family Therapy. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Presents evaluative methods and assessment techniques as well as treatment plans and strategies for examining and treating problematic and dysfunctional marital and family systems. Emphasis is placed on case analysis, management and treatment Prerequisites: CPSY 5350, CPSY 5353, and CPSY 5356, or approval of the department head.

CPSY 5310. Family Relationships and Development. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

The study of family systems in relation to life-cycle changes, cultural issues and influences, gender issues, family functions, and structural changes. Divorce, post-divorce, remarried, single parent and other alternative family systems are examined and various interventions are reviewed. Prerequisites: CPSY 5350, CPSY 5353, and CPSY 5356, or approval of the department head.

CPSY 5320. Advanced Family Systems Theory. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

A comprehensive examination of systems theory in family studies, with particular focus on family systems and the relationship between the internal functioning of families and the external environment. Includes the study of the concepts of multi-generational transmission, fusion, emotional cutoff, differentiation, family projection and triangulation among others. Prerequisites: CPSY 5350, CPSY 5353, and CPSY 5356, or approval of the department head.

CPSY 5379. Advanced Psycholinguistics. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

This course emphasizes linguistic principles, the perception of language, the mental lexicon, sentence and discourse comprehension, the production of speech and language, conversational interaction, first and second language acquisition, biological foundations of language, and related topics, such as reading, linguistic diversity, and cultural influences. Course is cross-listed with READ 5379. Credit will not be awarded for both READ 5379 and PSYC 5379.