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PSY 744 Counseling and Grief and Loss
3 hours; 3 credits
This course will address the relevant knowledge and skill base needed to provide counseling intervention to individuals and families coping with a range of loss experiences (normative and non-normative life transitions, divorce, physical health changes, foster placement, etc.), and death, dying, and bereavement experiences. Students and presumed to have a knowledge base in life span development, various models of personality and human behavior theory, and cultural diversity. Students will explore the dynamics of attachment and loss, life cycle reactions and needs of the dying and bereaved. The assessment of complicated grief reactions and counseling roles and takes in facilitating the grief process will also be presented.
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