3 Units


This course aims to help students acquire knowledge and skills in working with families. Specifically, it attempts to familiarize students with current major approaches in working with families, to acquire knowledge in family assessment and intervention, and to develop an integrative perspective in family practice. The implications of social changes on family, the changing family ideologies, gender issue in family, policies on family and the adequacy of family services will be critically examined with particular reference to the Hong Kong context.