Contemporary Family Therapy & Spiritual Care

College Regis College
Instructor(s) Buhagar, Desmond C.
Course Code RGP3565HS
NOTE: Graduate degree students enrol in RGP6565HS
Semester Second Semester
Section 0101
Online No
Credits One Credit
Location Toronto (St George Campus)

Whether working with individuals, couples, or whole families, exposure to family systems theory and therapeutic interventions are an invaluable part of formation for the psychotherapy professional. This entry-level-to-practice, integrative course will examine and compare these theories from a bio-psycho-social-spiritual model of care, with introductory exposure to Cultural Diversity in Marriage and Family Therapy, Intergenerational Aspects (Bowen); Attachment Theory & Emotionally-Focused Therapy (Bowlby, Johnson); Contextual Perspectives (Boszormenyl-Nagy); Internal Family Systems (Schwartz), Structural Therapy (Mlnuchin), Human Validation Process Model {Satir), Solution-Focused Narrative Family Therapy (White, Epston), as well as the topic Divorce and Sacred Loss.

Schedule Tue
Start Time 18:00
End Time 21:00
Hours Per Week 3
Minimum Enrolment 10
Maximum Enrolment 20
Program Requirement CRPO: "Foundations" (1.1-1.5); "Collegial & lnterprofessional Relationships• {2.1-2.3); "Self-Care & Advocacy" (3.3, & 3.8); "Therapeutic Process" (4.1-4.7; "Professional Literature and Applied Research"
Enrolment Notes

Maximum/Minimum class size indicated includes both BD and Graduate students

Teaching Method
Means of Evaluation
Class Participation
Reflection Paper
Research Paper
Summative Paper
Previously Offered Winter 2023
Currently Offered Winter 2024