MDFT 6650: Grief, Death, and Families (2024-2025)

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This course explores the impact of individual and family beliefs/meanings regarding anticipatory grief, forgiveness, grief across the lifespan and in family process, and death. Course readings, resources, and discussion will focus on a variety of cultural and religious beliefs and practices. Both individual and family models of grief will be examined. Students will be expected to demonstrate openness, respect, and curiosity as well as the capacity to discuss models of grief in respect to one’s own biases as well as to potential fit with others’ values and beliefs. Graduate students outside MFT and MDFT, and CE professionals, may register with permission of the Medical Family Therapy program director or class instructor. Typically offered: Spring.

Term CRN Credits Instructor(s) Days Time Dates Location Open
Summer 60026 1 Tamura Turney
9:00AM-4:30 PM
Marston Watson Hall B52
Marston Watson Hall B52
6 of 15 seats open
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Restrictions: Doctoral, Graduate, Non-Matriculated only.
Grade Modes: (Default) Normal Grading, Audit, Pass/No Credit
Instructional Methods: Traditional
Note: Full Term