Course: EPC 679MF. Clinical and Outcome-Based Assessment (3)
Prerequisite: Admission to CSUN’s master’s program in Marriage and Family Therapy. Corequisite: EPC 659MFD or other approved concurrent fieldwork 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.