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Ch 11: Marriage and Family Counseling: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Marriage and Family Counseling chapter of this Counseling 101 Help and Review course is the simplest way to master marriage and family counseling. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of marriage and family counseling.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering counseling material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn counseling. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the process of family, couples and marriage counseling
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning counseling (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about marriage and family counseling
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra counseling learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the marriage and family counseling chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the marriage and family counseling chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any marriage and family counseling question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a marriage and family counseling unit of a standard counseling course. Topics covered include:

  • Counseling theories used with families and couples
  • Life cycle of the family
  • The process used in family counseling
  • Issues with evolving family patterns
  • Effects of child abuse and neglect

11 Lessons in Chapter 11: Marriage and Family Counseling: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Marriage and Couples Counseling Theories

1. Marriage and Couples Counseling Theories

When a couple enters counseling, their counselor can hold various theoretical approaches that will guide evaluation and treatment. In this lesson, we will look at three common ones: psychoanalytic, social-cognitive, and strategic-structural.

The Process of Family Counseling

2. The Process of Family Counseling

Counseling a family requires understanding of both individual and family patterns. This lesson explains several theoretical approaches that guide counselors in assessing family problems and treating them.

The Family Life Cycle: Definition, Stages & Theory

3. The Family Life Cycle: Definition, Stages & Theory

What kind of phases does a family typically go through? In this lesson, we will examine the family life cycle, as well as learn about two measurements for family health: cohesion and adaptability.

Issues with Changing Family Patterns

4. Issues with Changing Family Patterns

Families have changed a great deal over time. In this lesson, we'll look at dual career, single parent, and blended families. We'll consider the unique issues each can present.

Child Abuse and Neglect: 4 Major Types, Characteristics & Effects

5. Child Abuse and Neglect: 4 Major Types, Characteristics & Effects

Child abuse is a major problem in our world today. Counselors must be educated in the topic, particularly the four types of abuse, their effects, and what to focus on in therapy.

Couples Therapy: Definition & Techniques

6. Couples Therapy: Definition & Techniques

In this lesson, you'll learn what couples therapy is, how it can be useful, and some of the techniques that are used. Once completed, you can take a short quiz to gauge your level of understanding.

What is Child Abuse? - Definition & Facts

7. What is Child Abuse? - Definition & Facts

Did you know that more than five children die each day from child abuse? In this lesson, learn about the different types of child abuse, general statistics, and more.

Best Interest of the Child: Standard & Factors

8. Best Interest of the Child: Standard & Factors

This lesson will discuss how the courts determine what the best interest of the child is and what standards and factors they use to make these decisions. After learning about these standards and factors, you can test your knowledge with a quiz.

ADHD's Effect on Marriage

9. ADHD's Effect on Marriage

In this lesson, we will explore the negative effects that adult ADHD can have on marriages and relationships. In addition, we will discuss strategies for minimizing those effects.

Cognitive Behavioral Family Therapy Techniques

10. Cognitive Behavioral Family Therapy Techniques

Thoughts are powerful, and negative ones can create a host of communication and relationship problems within a family. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) works on replacing negative thoughts and beliefs with positive ones to improve family behavior. Learn about CBT techniques with families in this lesson.

Disrespect in Relationships & Marriage: Signs & Behavior

11. Disrespect in Relationships & Marriage: Signs & Behavior

Most of us desire to be respected in a relationship or marriage, but sometimes disrespect creeps in. In this lesson, you'll learn the signs and behaviors that are considered disrespectful in a relationship or marriage.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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