Mar 02, 2024  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

COUN 708 - Cultural and Spiritual Dimensions of Medical Family Therapy and Counseling Practice


Crosslisted as HDFS 708X. Impact of individual and family beliefs, narratives, and meanings, with particular emphasis on cultural and spiritual contexts, upon the experience of illness and medical treatment, pain, and grieving and acceptance of death. Techniques for eliciting patient and/or family beliefs pertaining to internal resources and spiritual practices and for working with family belief systems around health and illness, and for strengthening a culturally sensitive provider/patient/family relationship.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: COUN 707 or consent of department. CRQ: COUN 709.

Credits: 3