mfcc566 | Graduate

Advanced Marriage And Family Therapy

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This course requires students to apply marriage and family theory and skills acquired throughout the program and allows them to gain a deeper understanding of working with diverse families. Students will go through the process, from intake to termination, of working with a family in a role-play setting incorporating practical applications of assessment, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, progress notes, and termination summaries. Family interventions will be emphasized, including interventions for families in acute and chronic crisis, and for various ethnic family systems.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Treating Families with Medical Issues

    • Demonstrate therapeutic interventions with families with medical issues
    • Identify the impact on family systems of medical issues

    Treating Families with Issues of Infidelity

    • Identify the impact of marital infidelity on family systems
    • Demonstrate therapeutic interventions with families facing issues of infidelity

    Treating Divorcing Families

    • Examine the dynamics within divorcing families
    • Identify the ethical and legal differences between therapy and mediation with divorcing families
    • Demonstrate family therapy interventions with divorcing families

    Treating Single-Parent-Led Families

    • Examine the dynamics within single-parent-led families
    • Demonstrate family therapy interventions with single-parent-led families

    Treating Blended Families

    • Examine the dynamics within blended families
    • Demonstrate family therapy interventions with blended families

    Treating Families with Career Issues

    • Examine the dynamics of dual career families
    • Demonstrate family therapy interventions with dual career families
    • Examine the dynamics within families with job loss
    • Demonstrate family therapy interventions with families with job loss

    Treating Gay and Lesbian Families

    • Examine the dynamics within gay and lesbian families
    • Demonstrate family therapy interventions with gay and lesbian families

    Treating Ethnically Diverse Families

    • Develop cultural competency in treating ethnically diverse groups
    • Demonstrate therapeutic interventions in multicultural contexts

    Conducting Family Therapy from Intake through Termination

    • Plan and perform treatment for a role-play family with special needs from intake through termination
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