(Length: 45 hours)

At the end of this course, students have been introduced to phenomena observable within the family system and their consequences on people and on the family as an entity. Students know the different types of families and the elements that make them up. They study how families operate and the main factors related to their dissolution. They are also introduced to the phenomenon of family violence, its consequences on all members of the family and the impact of the family on a person's development.