Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy (Nevada MFT)
Lead Faculty: Dr. Jan Parker
Program Learning Outcomes
- Provide professional counseling and mental health services, which include the application of clinical counseling theory and techniques, to individuals, couples, families, and groups wherein the interpersonal relationships are examined for the purpose of achieving more adequate, satisfying, and productive marriage and family adjustments
- Apply cognitive, affective, behavioral, systemic, and community counseling strategies to enable individuals to mature and grow within marriage and the family.
- Possess knowledge of the principles of human development, counseling, wellness, and pathology required to practice in a variety of settings, including independent practice, community agencies, behavioral health care organizations, integrated delivery systems, hospitals, employee assistance programs, and substance abuse treatment centers.
- Apply family systems theory, principles, and techniques to address and treat mental and emotional disorders.