(Prerequisites: 9 graduate hours in Art Therapy Counseling, Clinical Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, School Counseling or permission required.) This course serves as an introduction to marriage and family counseling. This course presents the basic theories, history, issues and procedures followed in marriage and family counseling. In addition, this course focuses on giving the student experience in completing relevant documentation and appraisal instruments pertinent to marriage and family counseling. The ethical, legal, and related professional issues as well as implications of socio-cultural and lifestyle diversity relevant to the field will be covered. Major approaches will be demonstrated and discussed.