Course: EPC 672MFA. Mental Health Assessment and Diagnosis in Family Therapy (3)
Prerequisite: Admission to CSUN’s master’s program in Marriage and Family Therapy. Clinical assessment and diagnosis of adults and children manifesting mild to severe mental disorders and includes training in the mental status examination, use of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, co-occurring disorders, systemic perspectives on diagnosis, and recovery-oriented prognosis for severe mental illness. Emphasis on diversity and socioeconomic issues as well as evidence-based treatments and best practices.