Bethel Seminary

San Diego - MFT

MF506

MF506: Individual Development and Family Life Cycle.

This course explores the development of individuals within the family over the life cycle and therapeutic strategies for addressing developmental issues. Topics include: childhood, adolescence, marriage preparation, transition to parenthood, parenting over the life cycle, work and family issues, and chronic illness.

Attention is given to physical, spiritual, intellectual, and social development and their implications for the practice of therapy and pastoral care. Prerequisite: MF504. San Diego only. Four hours.