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Couple Counselling and Spirituality

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Graduate Diploma Requirements (18 credits)

Core Courses (12 cr.):
IPA5138 THEORIES OF FAMILY SYSTEMS AND INTERVENTION (3cr.)
IPA5144 SPIRITUALITY AND COUNSELLING (3cr.)
IPA6312 COUPLES, FAMILY DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH (3cr.)
IPA7104 THEORIES OF COUPLE COUNSELLING (3cr.)

Optional Courses (6 cr.) two from the following:
IPA5129 GROUP DYNAMICS AND COUNSELLING (3cr.)
IPA5134 PRACTICAL THEOLOGY (3cr.)
IPA5142 WORKING WITH TRAUMA AND VIOLENCE IN FAMILIES (3cr.)
IPA5161 UNDERSTANDING THE TRAUMA OF SEXUAL ABUSE (3cr.)
IPA6130 COUPLES, FAMILIES AND ADDICTION (3cr.)
IPA7102 PHENOMENOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS IN LOVE AND MARRIAGE (3cr.)
IPA7109 SURVEY OF SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION AND TREATMENT (3cr.)
IPA7205 PRACTICUM IN COUPLE COUNSELLING (6cr.)

Course Sequence
The compulsory courses will be offered every year.

Minimum Standards

The passing grade in all courses is C+. Students who fail two courses (equivalent to 6 credits) or the same course twice must withdraw from the program.

Duration of the Program

The requirements of the diploma must be fulfilled within three years of initial registration in the program.