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MFT 600. Special Problems

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Independent study for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in the major area of concentration. May be repeated to a maximum of three credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


MFT 619. Professional Orientations and Ethics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Ethical and legal considerations and making informed ethical decisions based on the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT) code of ethics and the Minnesota statutes.
Semester Offered: Spring


MFT 620. Family Systems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Development and dynamics of intimate relationships, the stages of marriage and family life, family challenges and opportunities and better understanding of cybernetics and human systems.
Semester Offered: Fall


MFT 621. Family Conceptual Frameworks

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Changing philosophies of science and explore the effects of scientific philosophy on family theory, research, and practice.
Semester Offered: Fall


MFT 624. Family Assessment

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Strengths and limitations of different assessment strategies with couples and families including assessments based on observation, therapist/rater, family report and interactional methods.
Semester Offered: Summer


MFT 627. Clinical Issues in Marriage and Family Therapy

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Integration of clinical issues such as family stress and coping, gender roles, and sexuality, that often present when providing marriage and family therapy.
Semester Offered: Fall


MFT 628. Child Development and Treatment

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Child development, etiology, classification, and treatment of child and adolescent psychological disorders.
Semester Offered: Summer


MFT 630. Special Topics in Marriage and Family Therapy

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Seminar in marriage and family therapy. May be repeated with different topics up to 9 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MFT 658. Culture and Family

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Study of culturally diverse couples and families with special emphasis on understanding the significance of cultural contexts in working with people of different cultures.
Semester Offered: Fall


MFT 659. Psychodiagnosis, Assessment and Treatment Planning

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Diagnostic process, assessment, and treatment planning for individual, marital, family, and systemic disorders and dysfunctions.
Semester Offered: Spring


MFT 668. Professional Skills and Procedures

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Development of the essential skills for working with individuals, couples, families and groups to conceptualize client concerns, establish goals, and apply systemic interventions.
Semester Offered: Fall


MFT 669. Clinical Practicum

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Utilizing therapy skills, tools, and knowledge in actual therapeutic situations under supervision.
Prerequisites: MFT 621
Corequisites: MFT 626, MFT 659, MFT 668, MFT 671
Semester Offered: Spring


MFT 671. Theories of Marriage and Family Therapy

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Comprehensive critique of major theories of marital and family therapy with emphasis on clinical integration of models considering culture, race, ethnicity, gender, and age.
Prerequisites: MFT 621
Semester Offered: Spring


MFT 672. Couple and Family Therapy: Advanced Theory and Practice

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Interventions into problems faced by couples at various ages and stages of their relationship. Developing and implementig effective strategies for problem solving, relationship maintenance, and partner growth.
Prerequisites: MFT 619, MFT 620, MFT 621, MFT 624, MFT 659, MFT 668, MFT 671
Semester Offered: Spring


MFT 675. Research Methods

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Quantitative and qualitative research designs. Internal and external validity. Needs assessments, program/treatment evaluations, and the critical reading of published research.
Prerequisites: CEEP 678
Semester Offered: Spring


MFT 691. Enrollment Continuation

Credits: 1-10 View Details
Description: Intended for master's students who have completed all required coursework for a graduate program, but are still working on a culminating project (thesis, starred paper, portfolio, or internship) or other program requirements. Repeatable to 10 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


MFT 696. Supervised Internship

Credits: 3-6 View Details
Description: Practical training experience in an agency setting.
Prerequisites: MFT 619, MFT 620, MFT 621, MFT 624, MFT 659, MFT 671
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


MFT 699. Thesis

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description:
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer






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