An introduction to theoretical systems and, practical approaches to working with children and, families in various counseling settings. Ethical, principles, self-awareness, personal counseling, style and honoring of diversity will be examined, through textbook reading, class discussions,, reflective assignments, as well as various, classroom activities to assist students in, beginning work with children and families., Students will practice counseling skills related, to working with children and families and will, develop awareness and intentionality in, conceptualization of child and family clients.