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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MFT 573 - Crisis Management and Clinical Process

Prerequisites, MFT 541 , MFT 570 , marriage and family therapy major. A professionally supervised experience designed to introduce students to the practice of marriage and family therapy in an on-site training clinic. Utilizing the principles of mental health recovery-oriented care, students learn a practical framework for gathering clinical information while understanding social and psychological implications of cultural and socioeconomic factors. Emphasis is on crisis management, including harm to self and others, trauma and issues of grief and loss. Materials will include actual paperwork from the Frances Smith Center for Individual and Family Therapy. Supervised role plays and video-taped practice sessions are used to help students learn sound therapy skills using a caring, humanistic approach. (Offered every semester.) 3 credits