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PSY5112 The Family Life Cycle

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Students study individual and family life cycle stages and transitions, including childhood, adolescence, launching, courtship, early marriage, child birth, divorce, blended families, aging, and death. Intergenerational theory and multicultural considerations form a framework for the examination of life cycle stages and transitions. Students reflect on clinical applications and implications for self-of-the-clinician development.

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