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The 60-unit graduate program in counseling offers two professional training options: Option I prepares students for Community Counseling (Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure) and Option II prepares students for School Counseling (Pupil Personnel Services Credential). The program relies heavily on interpersonal skills training and field experience, beginning during the first semester and culminating with an intensive supervised internship/field experience.

Areas of Study
  • Counseling (Child, Couples, or Family) - Master's
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The master's and credential programs in Counseling Psychology prepare competent professional counselors and therapists by broadening their bases of knowledge and by helping them develop the specific skills necessary for successful careers in the helping professions. The programs' emphases include cognitive-behavioral, family systems, lifespan development, and multicultural counseling perspectives. Individuals learn theories and effective practices for working with children, adults and their families in a variety of community mental health, school, work, and health settings.

Areas of Study
  • Counseling (Child, Couples, or Family) - Master's
  • Therapy (Couples, Marriage, or Family) - Master's
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Loma Linda University, a health sciences institution, is located approximately 60 miles east of downtown Los Angeles and just south of San Bernardino, California. Within the graduate school is the Department of Counseling and Family Sciences, and the Loma Linda University Marital and Family Therapy Program. Started in 1971, the LLU Marital and Family Therapy Program became accredited in 1975 by the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, making it one of the first accredited programs in the United States. Superb faculty and excellent clinical facilities combine to provide top quality training for students of the program. In addition to outstanding education, Loma Linda's inland location also provides easy access to mountains, beaches, and desert climates for numerous recreational opportunities. Recognizing our influence through teaching, research, supervised practice and service, the mission of the Department of Counseling and Family Sciences is to address relational needs and concerns of individuals and families over the life course as faced in the contexts of communities and in the larger global society; encourage spirited wholeness by attending to the physical, mental, and social dimensions of human experience; create understanding about humans as relating beings; advance appreciation for human diversity as modeled; advocate for the rights of all humans, for the protection of human dignity, and the value of respect in all human interactions; collaborate with community in terms of training, service, and scholarship in our field; and influence our immediate environment as well as the whole world. The Loma Linda University Masters Program in Marital and Family Therapy is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMTE). On May 22, 2012, the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) has determined that Loma Linda University's Masters' degree in Marital and Family Therapy meets the Senate Bill statutory requirements for Marriage and Family Therapy under Business and Professions Code section (BPC) 4980.36. It is a 90 quarter unit program.

 

Areas of Study
  • Child or Adolescent Science/Studies - Master's
  • Counseling (Child, Couples, or Family) - Master's
  • Family Science/Studies - Doctoral
  • Family Science/Studies - Master's
  • Therapy (Couples, Marriage, or Family) - Doctoral
  • Therapy (Couples, Marriage, or Family) - Master's
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The M.S. in Psychology is a professional degree program designed for persons who desire to practice in the field of clinical/counseling psychology. Cal Poly's M.S. in Psychology fulfills the educational requirements for the state of Californias Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) license. The program emphasizes personal, academic and practical knowledge and skill development which will enable each graduate to become competent in assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and treatment planning for individuals, families, and children. Research competence and ethical practices are also emphasized. Closely supervised pre-fieldwork practicum experiences leading to challenging fieldwork in agencies is the cornerstone of Cal Poly's preparation for the future clinician. Closely supervised experience in Cal Poly's on-campus practicum clinic serving clients from the community provides trainees with the opportunity to develop skills and confidence before undertaking fieldwork in community agencies. In addition, the Central Coast of California offers numerous well-supervised clinical traineeships in public and private non-profit agencies with a variety of client populations.

Areas of Study
  • Counseling (Child, Couples, or Family) - Master's
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The counseling psychology program at Santa Clara offers a Master of Arts in Counseling (51 units) and a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology (90 units). The MA in Counseling Psychology prepares students for licensing as Marriage and Family Therapists and/or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors. Both degrees provide a broad array of theoretical perspectives (e.g., CBT, Object Relations, Existential, Process Experiential, Jungian, Mindfulness-based therapies, as well as Group, Child and Adolescent foci) encouraging students to develop specializations in any of the theoretical areas offered. In addition, there are 3 Emphasis Programs: Health Psychology, Correctional Psychology, and Latino Psychology. Students may choose among these, or fashion their own emphasis within the Master's program. We pride ourselves on the quality of our teaching and the combination of academic integrity and clinical sophistication and experience of our faculty. Our students are the most sought-after candidates for internships programs in the Santa Clara Valley, and our graduates rate their experience at Santa Clara as extraordinarily valuable.

Areas of Study
  • Counseling (Child, Couples, or Family) - Master's
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The intent of the Marriage and Family Therapy program at Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary is to prepare Christian counselors with the knowledge, skills, and insight to practice counseling in the church or clinical settings. The curriculum encourages the integration of theology, theory, personal formation, and professional practice. Students are expected to engage in personal counseling for their own growth. The program covers the content areas required for the California Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure exams and student membership in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and is accredited by WASC and ATS. 

Areas of Study
  • Counseling (Child, Couples, or Family) - Master's
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Our mission is to foster an experiential and interpersonal learning environment in which the life experience and diversity of each student are valued. Our education is cooperative, egalitarian, and transformative. Students are our colleagues in teaching and learning. We hope to guide students in becoming more self-aware, reflective, sensitive to others and their uniqueness, aware of the diverse needs of the surrounding community, and more connected to and willing to provide service to the local community and larger society. We stress critical thinking that questions one's assumptions and biases, psychological theories and practices, and the profession. We emphasize integrity, ethical behavior and reflective self-evaluation with the aim of encouraging students to ask questions and make decisions consistent with the values of social justice. We strive to impart current knowledge and teach effective skills, but hold the value that educational and personal change are life long processes to be continued.

Areas of Study
  • Therapy (Couples, Marriage, or Family) - Master's
  • Counseling (Child, Couples, or Family) - Master's
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The Marriage, Family and Child Counseling Specialization is designed to provide students with all the educational competencies and a portion of the experience competencies required by the California State Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) for a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) license. The program trains individuals to work in a variety of settings, including community agencies, county and state agencies, hospitals, private practice, and to provide consulting to businesses and agencies. Emphasis is placed on developmental and preventative concerns, especially those of children.

Areas of Study
  • Counseling (Child, Couples, or Family) - Master's
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The Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling is a recognized leader in preparing students for highly effective, ethical, and satisfying careers as professional therapists, counselors, and educators working with individuals, families, and diverse populations in private practice, public schools, social agencies, community colleges and universities, hospitals, career development, and related areas. Our faculty members are leading, internationally recognized experts in their fields who are here at Cal State Northridge because they enjoy working directly with students. The reputation of our high-quality programs attracts outstanding students who truly want to make a difference in the lives of others. Programs in marriage and family therapy, career counseling, college counseling/student services, and school counseling are nationally accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The School Psychology program is accredited by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).

Areas of Study
  • Therapy (Couples, Marriage, or Family) - Master's
  • Counseling (Child, Couples, or Family) - Master's
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The Master of Science in Counseling Psychology at California Baptist University is designed for those who wish to gain the theoretical knowledge and practical experience to counsel in a variety of settings. Catering to a diverse range of professional and personal goals, the MS in Counseling Psychology offers a curriculum that academically prepares students for MFT licensure as well as a concentration for the Professional Cilinical Counselor (dual licensure option) and a certificated concentration in Forensic Psychology.  Additionally, the MS can be paired with the Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology or the Master of Arts in Counseling Ministry.

Areas of Study
  • Therapy (Couples, Marriage, or Family) - Master's
  • Counseling (Child, Couples, or Family) - Master's
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The counselor education emphasis of the Department of Counseling and Special Education includes a variety of programs that lead to professional service in the counseling/human services professions. Students may pursue a 60-unit Master of Science in Counseling: option in Marriage and Family Therapy Degree (CACREP Approved) which fulfills the educational requirements for the California Marriage and Family Therapy license, a 60-unit Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling Degree (CORE Approved), a 48-unit Master of Science in Counseling Degree with emphases in School Counseling and Student Services Counseling in Higher Education. Additionally, students may pursue the California Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) Credential for service in the pubic schools with authorization in counseling.

Areas of Study
  • Counseling (Child, Couples, or Family) - Master's
  • Therapy (Couples, Marriage, or Family) - Master's
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Students have the opportunity to earn the Masters of Science degree in Counseling: Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling (MFCC) Option. This Masters degree satisfies the academic requirement for the California State Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) License, which also requires 3000 hours of supervised experience, at least 1700 of which must be completed after earning the Masters degree. Imbedded in this Masters degree is all the coursework necessary to earn the California State Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) Credential in School Counseling with the Advanced Authorization in Child Welfare and Attendance (CWA). The PPS credential provides the qualifications necessary to work as a school counselor in grades K-12 in the public schools. The CWA authorization is necessary in many school districts in order to work in the Pupil Services and Attendance (PSA) divisions. The School Based Family Counseling Program is designed to prepare students with the clinical skills of an independent marriage and family therapist and the wide range of competencies of an effective school counselor. Students learn to work with families and children from a variety of systems-oriented perspectives in a variety of environments. The SBFC option recognizes that the two most important sources of influence in a child's life are the family and the school. When a child is having behavioral or academic difficulties in school, efforts are focused on strategies to develop a collaborative effort between the family and school to maximize the academic and social success of the child. School Based Family Counselors work to increase parental involvement in children's educational process in efforts to assist the child to become successful in school and in the community.

Areas of Study
  • Counseling (Child, Couples, or Family) - Master's
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