Online Course » Family Counseling: Family Involvement, Assessment, Closure, and Ethical Issues in Family Work

Course Description:
This program is for therapists who want to improve their ability to manage family issues. Topics include identifying the need for family involvement; assessing family issues related to the presenting problem; closure issues with families; and ethical issues in family work.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:
  • Discuss family systems theory and its application to the counseling process;
  • Assess family issues related to the presenting problem;
  • Analyze closure issues in family therapy; and
  • Discuss ethical issues related to family therapy.
Author Bio:
David M. Kaplan, PhD, is professor and chair of the Department of Counselor and Rehabilitation Programs at Emporia State University. He is a past president of the American Counseling Association and a past president of the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors. Dr. Kaplan is a certified family therapist (CFT) and a national certified counselor (NCC). Gary Bischof, PhD, LMFT, is an assistant professor and clinical director of the Marriage and Family Therapy master’s program in the Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo. Steven Craig, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology at Western Michigan University. Dennis M. Pelsma, PhD, is an associate professor and coordinator of school counseling at Emporia State University.
Credits:
7.00
Hours:
7.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association - view details
Association of Social Work Boards - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing - view details
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - view details

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