Institute for the Family

Clinical Settings

Family Therapy Training Program

Father with sonStudents will have a clinical placement in one of several Office of Mental Health (OMH) approved mental health care settings, and receive clinical supervision from our own faculty. All sites provide videotaping capability and the option of live supervision. Students will have the opportunity to work with individuals, couples and families in clinical practice.

Strong Family Therapy Services

Strong Family Therapy Services provides therapeutic and consultation services to individuals, couples and families of diverse backgrounds. Clinicians at SFTS helps individuals, couples and families with concerns across the lifespan from young children through older adults. MFT trainees work alongside the rest of the staff and core faculty to help families discover their strengths and to resolve depression, anxiety, child behavior problems, family conflict, grief and loss. The service has a special focus on helping families coping with chronic illness or health concerns.

Additional Clinical Settings

Family Medicine Center

The Family Medicine Center is a large urban practice that offers a fully integrated and multi-disciplinary Behavioral Health Service to individuals and families.

Monroe Community Hospital

Monroe Community Hospital is a 566-bed facility with long-term care and rehabilitation units. The residents range in age from birth to over 100 years and MCH is known for serving individuals with the most clinically complex medical conditions. The Family Consultation Service provides individual and family therapy to residents and/or family members, and also provides consultation to health care teams. Common domains of therapeutic focus include adjustment to long term care, adjustment to change in health status, grief and loss, and family dynamics that often arise in times of crisis and life cycle transitions. This is a highly collaborative clinical site.

Hillside Children's Center

St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center

The St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center provides comprehensive mental health services to individual and families who have insufficient or no insurance benefits. It includes crises counseling, family counseling, spirituality, women’s groups, stress reduction groups, and psychiatric consultations.

Woman’s Health Practice

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