MFTS 533i: Family Development (3 units)
This course uses an eco-systemic framework to examine various topics central to families and their development across the lifespan. The course examines a wide range of developmental issues important to understanding family functioning (e.g., parent-child interaction, transition to young adulthood, divorce, death), with special attention on diversity in family types (e.g., stepfamilies, single-parent families; grandparent-headed families). The course emphasizes the clinical application of concepts.
Estimated Program Costs
Notes about program costs:
TUITION for this program is at the reduced SOLES Global tuition rate of $850/unit.
TRAVEL EXPENSES are estimated at $2,550. The program fee includes on-site logistical items such as lodging, classroom rentals, speakers, some group activities, meals and transportation to class activities. If you apply and are accepted to this program then withdraw, any costs incurred on your behalf will be charged to your student account.
GLOBAL STUDY FEE is $400. A non-refundable charge of $150 will be placed on your student account for all withdrawals after Nov 5th. Any withdrawal on or after Nov 15th, the entire $400 will be placed on your student account.
ACCOMMODATION costs are built into the program. Housing is provided from May 10, 2022 (check in date) to May 18, 2022(check out date). Additional housing charges may be assessed if students drop the class after hotel accommodations are made on their behalf. Accepted students will be provided with further information regarding the group hotel and will be asked their housing preferences.
AIRFARE is not charged to your student account. Students are responsible for purchasing their own airfare. Please check current airfare using your departure and return cities for a more accurate estimate.
WITHDRAWAL/REFUND POLICY. If at any point after enrolling in the program you decide that you wish to cancel your participation, you must submit written notification to the Global Center <email@example.com>. A simple email will suffice. The information on the cancellation policy can be found here: SOLES Cancellation Policy-Global Study Spring 2021
The application window for the program is from Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 12:00pm to Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 11:59PM. To be considered for acceptance, your online application must be complete by this date. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by November 5, 2021. Further information will be provided to accepted students. If you have already opened an online application, continue working on it by visiting the direct login page.
Accepted students should apply immediately for any necessary tourist visas. Students are solely responsible for obtaining their own visas. If you are required to obtain a visa, you may apply directly through the host country's consulate for a tourist visa. Contact Lindsay Allen, SOLES Global Center Coordinator for an introductory letter and proof of insurance if required. The information provided below applies to U.S. citizens.
SOLES Global Center
University of San Diego