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Doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy (DMFT) Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy , students will be able to:

  1. Develop a doctoral-level professional identity as marriage and family therapists and a specialized clinical area that is grounded in research and is at an advanced level of intervention and understanding.

  2. Synthesize an advanced understanding of contemporary family and couple therapy models and be responsive to the societal, cultural and spiritual contexts of practice.

  3. Synthesize the ethics and competency in peace, health, and justice approaches to DMFT research, supervision, and practice, demonstrating attention to multiple domains of diversity.

  4. Demonstrate the ability to use and evaluate quantitative and qualitative DMFT clinical to improve clinical process and outcomes.

  5. Cultivate a coherent and competent program of DMFT supervision.

  6. Become adept in systemic leadership, demonstrating sophistication in program building, leadership, and/or consultation.