Student Learning Outcomes
- Admission to Treatment: Identify systemic clinical concerns based on both client presentations as well as consider issues like trauma, crises, and substance abuse as motivators to begin marriage and family therapy treatment.
- Clinical Assessment & Diagnosis: Utilize a relational understanding of psychopathalogical and incorporate relational assessment to develop an accurate diagnostic framework upon which to base marriage and family therapy treatment.
- Treatment Planning & Case Management: Develop evidence-based treatment plans tailored to address client concerns as well as incorporate clinical assessment and diagnosis in marriage and family therapy treatment.
- Interventions: Evaluate a variety of foundational and contemporary family theories and therapy models and interventions.
- Legal and Ethical Issues and Standards: Apply current laws and ethical issues affecting marriage and family therapists.
- Research and Program Evaluation: Apply knowledge of research, evidence-based treatments, and basic strategies for evaluating research relevant to the practice of marriage and family therapy.
- Christian Faith Integration: Apply worldview framework and its application to the practice of marriage and family therapy.
- Counselor Preparation: Integrate foundational and contemporary models of counseling into treatment plans and case conceptualization.