Bethel Seminary

San Diego - MFT

MF726

MF726: Aging and Long-Term Care: MFT Perspectives

Aging is accompanied by many developmental, psychosocial, and contextual changes that affect every domain of the individual’s life. Focus will be given to normal aging and differential diagnosis between depression, complicated bereavement, and dementia, along with their treatments. Emphasis will be given to psychotherapeutic, pastoral, and psychopharmacologic treatments for geriatric clients. This course meets California BBS requirements of 10 hours of instruction in aging and long-term care. Prerequisite: MF504 and MF506. One hour.