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MFT- 732 Sexual Attitudes Reassessment (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Study of attitudes, values, feelings and beliefs about a wide range of human sexual experiences; assistance in gaining insight into the professional and personal effects of these attitudes/values/feelings/beliefs. The content-delivery is explicit in both media representation and in conversation. Learning occurs via instructor-led didactic work, large-group presentation/activities, and small group discussion.

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MFT- 733 Advanced Sex Therapy (4.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Advanced overview of sex-related psychotherapy, field-based ethical and professional communication practices, and biopsychosocial understandings of healthy and problematic sexual functioning, behaviors, and interpersonal relationships. The sex-related psychotherapeutic areas covered include: theories, models, methods, techniques, interventions, evaluations, assessments, and diagnosis and treatment of psychosexual disorders, as well as sex-related relational problems. A significant portion of the learning will occur via role-playing and case review.

GR Sex Therapy Cert. Program

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MFT- 735 Investigations (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
A research experience which culminates in a Plan B paper.
Department consent

Prerequisites: take EDUC-740 or MFT-765

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MFT- 740 Cultural Competence In Family Therapy (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Cultural competence and its application in MFT. Exploration of systems of privilege and oppression and their link to interpersonal dynamics. Self-examination of cultural assumptions. Practice in working with difference.

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MFT- 744 Psychometric Aids In Couples And Family Therapy (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Understanding and applying psychometric instruments in MFT context. Includes descriptive statistics, reliability, measurement error, validity, interpretation, selection, administration, cultural diversity, disabilities.

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MFT- 745 Treating Drug Abuse, Intimate Violence And Self-Harm (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Assess and treat intimate violence (emotional, physical, sexual, neglect), substance abuse and self-harm. Children, adolescents, adults, couples and families.

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MFT- 750 Foundations of Couples and Family Therapy (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Study of early theories of couples and family therapy. Assessment and treatment for children, adolescents, adults, couples, parents and families.

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MFT- 751 Contemporary Couples And Family Therapy (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Study of contemporary theories of couples and family therapy. Assessment and treatment for children, adolescents, adults, couples, parents and families.

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MFT- 752 Couples Therapy And Sex Therapy (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Therapeutic models, assessment and interventions for working with couples. Dynamics of couple relationships including communication, infidelity, emotional regulation, conflict management, and sexual interaction.

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MFT- 755 Professional Issues In Couples And Family Therapy (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Exploration of the issues in the development of professional skills, attitudes and identity in the area of couples and family therapy.

Prerequisite: take MFT-750

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MFT- 765 Research In Psychotherapy (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Basic research methods in the evaluation of therapy effectiveness. Application of research skills by demonstrating ability to critique published studies and to develop a research proposal.

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MFT- 793 Couples And Family Therapy Practicum I (4.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Preparation for professional couples and family therapy services through seminar discussions, observation, and supervised counseling experience.
Department consent

Must be admitted to the M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy

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MFT- 794 Couples And Family Therapy Practicum II (4.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Sequel to MFT-793. Continuing preparation for professional couple and family therapy services through seminar discussions, observation, and supervised therapy.

Prerequisite: take MFT-793

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MFT- 795 Couples & Family Therapy Practicum (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Preparation for professional couple and family therapy services through seminar discussions, observation, and supervised therapy.
Department consent

Must be admitted to the M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy

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MFT- 799 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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