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Community, Family, and Addiction Services (CFAS)

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2000 Level Courses

2300. Communication, Civility, and Ethics (3). Provides students with a basic understanding of proper communication, civility, and ethics within professional and personal settings. Fulfills core Communication (Oral) requirement.

2301. Introduction to Community, Family, and Addiction Services (3). Introduction to the field of community, family, and addiction services, including an overview of family systems theory and its applications.

2360. Diversity in Community, Family, and Addiction Services (3). Focuses on the interrelationships of race, class, and gender and their impact on community, family, and addiction services. Fulfills multicultural requirement.

4000 Level Courses

4000. Individual Study in CFAS (V1-6). Prerequisites: GPA of 2.5, and written consent of supervising faculty member. Teaching assistantship, independent coursework, or student-initiated projects. May be repeated once for credit.

4300. Coaching Leaders (3). Prerequisite: CFAS 2301, 2.5 GPA, junior or senior standing. Theories of leadership training and personal and professional development are presented with the goal of developing and cultivating effective leadership relationships within teams and other organizational groups.

4314. Practicum in CFAS (3). Prerequisites: CFAS 2301 with a grade of C or higher, 2.5 GPA, and consent of instructor. This practicum provides students with experience in administrative and organizational functioning as well as the policies and procedures of agencies servicing families and the community.

4320. Research in Community, Family, and Addiction Services (3). Prerequisites: CFAS 2301 with a grade of C or higher, 2.5 GPA, and consent of instructor. Supervised faculty-initiated research experience in selected areas. May be repeated once for credit.

4330. Administration in Community, Family, and Addiction Services (3).Prerequisites: CFAS 2301 with a grade of C or higher and 2.5 GPA. Includes approaches to organizational management and intervention, strategic planning, team building, supervision, and basic financial considerations.

4331. Introduction to Marriage and Family Therapy (3). An overview of the history, conceptual foundations, clinical methods, research literature, scope, and future trends of marriage and family therapy.

4380. Development and Evaluation of CFAS Programs (3). Prerequisites:C or higher in CFAS 2301, 2.5 GPA. Approaches to program development in community settings, needs assessment, and evaluation. (Writing Intensive)

4390. Senior Seminar in CFAS (3). Prerequisites: ENGL 2311; CFAS 2301 and 4380 with a grade of C or higher; 2.5 GPA. Capstone experience in grant writing and board/community/staff management. Includes final preparation of grant proposal for a community agency. (Writing Intensive)Back to Top