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AFM 6630 Family Dynamics: Start Here

AFM 6630 Family Dynamics

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This course uses an ecosystem perspective to view and address issues affecting families and their relationships to other institutions and to society in general. Students will develop an understanding of the complexities of family roles, relationships, interactions, and changes throughout the lifespan, emphasizing the interplay of social, developmental and health factors in affecting change, continuity and well-being. The course also reviews assessment tools used to analyze family systems and prevention education interventions designed to support family function and well-being. 

Applied Family Science Program Chair

Mary Kay Keller, M.P.A., Ph.D., SSW, CEIM, CFLE.
Chair of Applied Family Science Graduate Program
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences


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