Course Description

A course designed to review the essential elements in effective premarital, marital, and couples counseling. An understanding of the spiritual, personal, relational, and emotional dynamics in marriage and intimate relationships is foundational to thorough preparation and successful intervention. This class includes training in effective assessment and intervention tools for premarital and marital counseling and reviews the well-known and empirically-validated theories and techniques used in working with couples. This course also reviews the Biblical foundation of marriage and how this may affect healthy, satisfying relationships. Emphasis is placed on viewing relationships from a systems perspective, considering culture, family background, socioeconomic status, educational level and more when working with couples.


NOTE: Listed below are all syllabi related to CO 509 including Blended, Campus, and Online instances. Please be sure to download the syllabi that corresponds to the section, Trimester and language for which you are registered.
CO-509 Premarital & Marital Counseling — SU16 — Blended  Download