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3 Units


This course aims to help students understand the basic assumption and theoretical foundation of family counseling and to help students acquiring a systemic perspective. The assumptions and rationales underlying major family counseling approaches such as structural and strategic family therapy, solution-focused therapy and narrative therapy will be discussed. Focuses will be lay on the application of family counseling in different social contexts, such as social service organizations, schools, hospitals, maternal and child health care centres.