Program Learning Objectives
- Develop the intrapersonal and interpersonal knowledge and skills required for ethical, efficacious, and culturally responsive clinical practice.
- Demonstrate written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills conducive to empathic, respectful, and collaborative working relationships with diverse individuals, children, couples, families, and professionals.
- Demonstrate legal, ethical, and documentation knowledge of marriage and family therapy practice and how to apply these standards to diverse populations and contexts, such as public agencies, schools, and private practice.
- Conduct evidence-based, culturally responsive core and advanced counseling and psychotherapy skills with diverse individuals, children, couples, and families.
- Conduct evidence-based, culturally responsive assessment and diagnostic procedures with diverse individuals, children, couples, and families.
- Conduct evidenced-based, culturally responsive treatment planning, progress notation, and discharge planning with diverse individuals, children, couples, and families.
- Demonstrate ability to access and utilize research as critical consumers to implement best practices strategies with diverse clients and issues.
|PSY 520||Marriage & Family Therapy: Professional Identity, Theory and Practice||4|
|PSY 535||Child and Adolescent Psychopathology||4|
|PSY 555||Counseling & Communication||4|
|PSY 556||Multicultural Counseling and Psychology||4|
|PSY 560||Individual Therapy: Theory and Application||4|
|PSY 564||Ethics and the Law: MF Therapy||4|
|PSY 565||Diagnosis and Treatment: Psychopathology||4|
|PSY 566||Group Therapy: Theory and Application||4|
|PSY 569||Counseling Clinic Practicum (3) (3)||6|
|PSY 571||Advanced Family Therapy: Theory and Application||4|
|PSY 572||Child and Adolescent Therapy: Theory and Application||4|
|PSY 574||Psychological Assessment||4|
|PSY 575||Gender and Couple Therapy||4|
|PSY 576||Traineeship: Marital and Family Therapy (4) (4) (4) (4)||16|
|PSY 577||Community Mental Health: Issues and Practices||4|
|PSY 585||Research Methods for Counseling Psychology||4|
|PSY 588||Assessment and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders||4|
|Select from the following:||4|
Written comprehensive exam and one of the following:
or an approved 400-level PSY course
Must register for thesis credit each quarter of advisement.