Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Marriage and Family Therapy Dual Licensure
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NU’s Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Marriage and Family Sciences specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy Dual Licensure prepares you with skills beyond the bachelor’s degree level to help you stand out in the field helping professions, and complete the additional course work needed to add the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) license to your Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist certificate credential. This certificate requires only 12 credits to complete, many of which correspond with courses in NU’s COAMFTE-accredited Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy degree program. If you decide to prep for MFT licensure at NU, these courses may be applied for transfer credit.
Throughout this certificate program, you’ll explore topics such as group therapy, career counseling, psychological tests and measurements, and theories of psychotherapy and counseling.
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Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Marriage and Family Sciences — Marriage and Family Therapy Dual Licensure Specialization Learning Outcomes
- Learn the theory and skills needed to provide basic career and lifestyle counseling
- Explore the importance of careers and lifestyle from a developmental point of view
- Exercise skills in a career counseling setting
- Examine, apply, and analyze group work factors
- Develop the ability to evaluate the psychometric strengths and weaknesses of individual psychological tests and measurements, using both conceptual and applied techniques
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