Outcomes: PhD in couple and family therapy specialization
The Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) accreditation requires the Department of Family Social Science to articulate the desired outcomes for the program, students, and faculty. These outcomes, outlined below, shape and inform our approach to doctoral education and provide an overview of what we hope to accomplish.
The mission of the CFT Program is to educate and mentor the next generation of leaders and agents of social change in the field of couple/marriage and family therapy (C/MFT) to work systemically with diverse families and communities locally and internationally. Faculty and students engage in scholarship that advances a relational perspective within the science and practice of improving the health and well-being of individuals, couples, families and society.
Student learning outcomes
Supervision training program
Third year CFT doctoral students are eligible to apply for the supervision practicum. They provide supervision to master's students whose academic programs give approval. This supervision is supervised by CFT faculty members and meets a portion of the requirements for AAMFT approved supervisor status.
Students can find licensure information for any state at the AAMFT directory or The Association of Marital and Family Therapy Regulatory Boards.