May 19, 2022  
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EPSY 653 - Couples Therapy


Units: 3
Theory and techniques of counseling clients in couples, with an emphasis on spousal relationships.  Assessment and treatment planning with issues of communication, intimacy, sexuality, goals, domestic violence, marriage, and divorce.

Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Important intermediate skills in counseling.
  2. Intermediate skills & techniques related to develop the therapeutic relationship in counseling.
  3. How to apply intermediate skills & techniques to working with culturally diverse clients.
  4. Facilitating communication and professional, collaborative relationships in psychotherapy settings.
  5. Common problems and patterns of problematic interactions clients bring to therapy.
  6. Integrating strategies to work with clients of diverse cultures.
  7. Applying an Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice model of service delivery.




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