Course: EPC 679. Clinical and Outcome-Based Assessment (3)
Prerequisite: Admission to a CSUN master’s degree program in Counseling. Corequisite: EPC 659P, EPC 659Q, EPC 690 or approved concurrent field site experience. Introduces students to contemporary and outcome-based assessment in marriage and family therapy. Covers commonly used assessments related to mental health diagnosis, child functioning, couple functioning, family functioning, forensics, client outcome, therapeutic alliance and therapist effectiveness. Emphasis on evidence-based practices and diversity issues. Course requires that students measure client progress and therapeutic alliance in their field settings or approved equivalent.