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Internship B


Total credits

15 weeks

Course length

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Course level: Graduate

The Marriage/Family/Child Counseling Internship is a clinical experience required of all MFCC students. The internship is divided into two sections, each lasting 15 weeks. The internship experience comprises Portfolio III of the counseling portfolio series. Students are placed in community agencies where they provide clinical marriage/family/child counseling services to clients under the direction of an approved licensed site supervisor.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Case Conceptualization Development

Treatment Planning with Theoretical Case Conceptualizations

Case Conceptualizations: Bowen Natural Systems Theory

Case Conceptualizations: Contextual Theory

Case Conceptualizations: Satir Growth Model

Case Conceptualizations: Brief Therapy

Case Conceptualizations: Strategic Family Therapy

Case Conceptualizations: Milan Systemic Family Therapy

Case Conceptualizations: Structural Family Therapy

Case Conceptualizations: Solution Focused Brief Therapy

Case Conceptualizations: Narrative Therapy

Changes in Case Conceptualizations

Theory-Based Counseling for Families in Crisis

Preparing Families for Termination of Counseling

Completing Internship


Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

Next Steps

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Transfer Credits

Credit Transfer

Credit Transfer

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