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Family Therapy Training Program Mission

We prepare competent MFTs to care for diverse communities.

The Family Therapy Training Program commits to the following program goals and student learning outcomes:

GOAL 1:  Meet academic and professional practice standards within a diverse learning environment.

G1-SLO1: Students will meet academic standards and will attain criteria for graduation.

G1-SLO2:  Students will demonstrate the ability to meet clinical standards for serving a broad range of patients and presenting problems in at least two clinical settings.

G1-SLO3: Students will manifest ethical and professional standards within the MFT scope of practice.

GOAL 2: Train competent MFTs to serve a broad range of patients and families across the life cycle in diverse settings.

G2-SLO1: Students will meet clinical readiness standards as a requirement for clinical practicum.

G2-SLO2: Students will provide effective biopsychosocial and collaborative care that is culturally-appropriate, for a broad range of individuals, couples and families.

G2-SLO3: Graduates will perform successfully on the national licensing exam.

G2-SLO4: Graduates will work in a variety of settings as relational and systemic professionals.

GOAL 3: Develop continuous learning practices

G3-SLO1:  Students will establish a continuous individualized learning plan that is reflective of self-of-the-therapist growth, ongoing professional improvement, and effective treatment for diverse populations.

G3-SLO2:  Students will demonstrate the ability to stay current with the evolving body of MFT knowledge, as well as evidence-informed best practices to maintain professional competency post-graduation.