Course: EPC 659MFB. Practicum in Family Therapy (3-3)
Prerequisites: EPC 659MFA; Admission to CSUN’s master’s program in Marriage and Family Therapy. Supervised application of therapy skills in classroom and fieldwork settings, including peer counseling and community counseling sessions. Topics include crisis management and safety planning with suicidal or homicidal clients, child/elder abuse, domestic violence, and self-injury as well as introducing clients to counseling, professional documentation, case management, and community referrals. This course is the second half of the first-year practicum experience in the Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy program; to count toward the degree, EPC 659MFB and EPC 659MFA must be taken in the same academic year. May be repeated once for credit.