Marriage / Family Theraphy

MARRIAGE AND FAMILY COUNSELING

The family is the smallest unit of the society and the home zone for socialization. We have seen the eruption of dysfunctional families on the altar of misunderstanding and lack of effective communication which has taken a toll on our society.

Students will be acquainted with the dimensions of family counselling and how to proffer viable solutions to crisis.

1.      Introduction to marriage and family counselling

2.      Family characteristics and systems approach to family counselling

3.      Family life circles and stages

4.      Diagnosing family dysfunction

5.      Dysfunctional family patterns

6.      How changes occur in families

7.      Essential skills and attributes of a family counsellor

8.       Forming alliances

9.      Strategies for forming alliances

10.  Family therapy assessment tools

11.  Family therapy models

BY GBEMI OGUNRINDE

Assignment:

·        See the movie Mr&Mrs.Jejeloye; https://youtu.be/gEgp4mbbBnw and review the family dynamics in there and your interventions as a therapist

·        Take the personal/family lifestyle assessment attached as downloadable to this module

·        Love Executioner’s chapter 7 review