Contemporary Chicana/o/x Families: A Chicanx Psychology Course

6 week online class

Class begins Sept. 14th 2023. Classes will be on Thursdays for six weeks from 6:00pm-7:30pm CDT.

The Institute has an on-going series in Chicana/o/x Psychology This is the third course in our series and will explore the psychology of the Chicana/o/x family. The role and influence of the family system on psychological development, social development and overall wellness of Chicana/o/x individuals is of significant importance historically and currently. During this 6 week class we will examine how cultural, social, and historical influences impact the current state of Chicana/o/x family development and well-being.

Sept. 14th – History and development of the Chicana/o/x family

Sept. 21st – Form and Function of Familismo

Sept. 28th – Marriage, couples, relationships (and parenting)

Oct. 05th – Chicana/o/x LGBTQ+ couples and families

Oct. 12th – Religious and Spiritual Family Rituals/Traditions

Oct. 19th –  Elderly Chicana/o/x families

No external readings and no exams. Student/Participants will be required to respond to what they learned in each session via an evaluation. Student/Participants will received Session Completion Certificates after completing each evaluation and if student/participants attend all 6 sessions, they will receive a Course Completion Certificate from the Institute of Chicana/o Psychology.

The classes will be recorded and the recorded sessions will be available for one week after the live date. So, participants may still receive credit if they view and respond to the evaluation of each session.

The cost for the entire series is $70.

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