Course: EPC 678MF. Psychopharmacology and Neurobiological Foundations in Family Therapy (3)

Prerequisites: EPC 672MFA; Admission to CSUN’s master’s program in Marriage and Family Therapy. This course will introduce students to the neurobiological foundations of family therapy, including biochemical theories of mental disorders and the various classes of psychoactive medications used to treat these disorders across the lifespan. Attention will be given to utilization patterns based on sex, socioeconomic status, ethnicity and other diversity factors. The role of family therapists will be emphasized in the assessment, referral and management of clients being treated with psychotropic medication.

Spring-2024 - Schedule of Classes


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