Student Learning Outcomes
Consistent with the University student outcomes, upon completion of the Master of Science in Counseling Psychology degree, graduates will be able to:
- Identify systemic clinical concerns based on both client presentations as well as consider issues like trauma, crisis, and substance abuse as motivators to begin marriage and family therapy treatment.
- Utilize a relational understanding of psychopathology and incorporate relational assessment to develop an accurate diagnostic framework upon which to base marriage and family therapy treatment.
- Develop evidence-based treatment plans tailored to address client concerns as well as incorporate clinical assessment and diagnosis in marriage and family therapy treatment.
- Evaluate a variety of foundational and contemporary family theories and therapy models and interventions.
- Apply current laws and ethical issues affecting marriage and family therapists.
- Apply knowledge of research, evidence-based treatments, and basic strategies for evaluating research relevant to the practice of marriage and family therapy.
- Apply worldview framework and its application to the practice of marriage and family therapy.
- Integrate foundational and contemporary models of counseling into treatment plans and case conceptualization.*
*Specific to PCC Concentration