This course further explores mental health theories used when working with clients. The focus of the course is on family systems theory. Application of these theories will occur at a field experience. Course is comprised of two parts: theory and field experience. The theoretical portion will focus on assessment procedures, including genograms and ecomaps, family sculpturing, art therapy, and treatment planning. The in-class portion of this course will consist of 45 hours of instruction. Field experience will provide students the opportunity to learn at a cooperating mental health agency, under the guidance of a licensed professional, for a minimum of 135 clock hours of off-campus learning.