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MCFT 511 Equity in Family Therapy

Content: Development of awareness and knowledge of diversity necessary to practice family therapy from liberation-based and social-justice-based frameworks. This includes interrogating multiple embedded systems of power and privilege relative to interconnections of identity and social position. Focus is on helping students become capable family therapists in diverse contexts, including becoming aware of their own beliefs, biases, and prejudices relative to culture, race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, or physical or mental ability.
Prerequisites: None.
Credits: 3 semester hours.