MFT Student Program Goals & Student Learning Outcomes
Program Goal 1: Students will develop competent professional skills as beginning marriage and family therapists.
- SLO 1: Students will demonstrate comprehension and application of the relational/systemic marriage and family therapeutic models.
- SLO 2: Students will be able to articulate what marriage and Family theory(ies) inform their clinical work and its application to multicultural contexts.
- SLO 3: Students will demonstrate knowledge and competency in assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and therapeutic interventions with individuals, couples and families seeking treatment, from a relational/systemic framework that is multi-culturally informed.
- SLO 4: Students will demonstrate knowledge and basic application of research to marriage and family therapy.
- SLO 5: Graduates will perform successfully on the AMFTRB national licensing exam.
- SLO 6: Students will demonstrate knowledge and competency of MFT ethical, legal, and professional issues.
Program Goal 2: Deepen student self-awareness, understanding and growth personally, relationally, and spiritually.
- SLO 7: Students will demonstrate awreness of and address “self of the therapist” issues that impact the capacity for practice/service and ministry.
Program Goal 3: Engage students with issues of diversity and multi-culturalism
- SLO 8: Students will demonstrate awareness and comprehensions of and sensitivity to issues of diversity and multiculturalism in the therapeutic process.
Program Goal 4: Involve students in Christian faith, Biblical principles and spiritual formation.
- SLO 9: Students will demonstrate comprehension and the ability to integrate Christian faith and Biblical principles with marriage and family theory and praxis.
- SLO 10: Students will demonstrate knowledge and comprehension of Biblical principles and spiritual formation.