2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

CSL 227 Families: Stress, Resiliency and Support Systems

3 hours 

This course will examine internal (e.g. separation, intimate partner violence, illness etc.), and external (e.g. immigration, economic distress, military deployment etc.) stressors that impact western world families. Students will learn to apply family stress theory, explore how families process stressors and examine the array of strategies employed to enhance family resilience and stability in the face of adversity. Additionally, students will survey various community support systems designed to assist families in need.




ENG 101, CSL 150


Formerly listed as CSL 299 Family and Community Systems in Human Service