NCU Catalog - April 2018 
    
    Dec 08, 2021  
NCU Catalog - April 2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MFT-6531 - Medical Family Therapy: Clinical Applications

Semester Credits: 3 Weeks: 12

In this course students will be oriented to the broad spectrum of influences and implications of health, illness, and healthcare relevant to the practice of medical family therapy (MedFT). An understanding of biopsychosocial assessment and intervention, patient and families’ experiences of illness, understanding of pertinent medical issues, comparing of medical ethics and AAMFT Code of Ethics, attuning to sociocultural issues, and collaborating with medical professionals will be explored. In addition, the emphasis is placed on the exploration of the illness stories of the patients, families, and therapists working in the realm of the medical family therapy practice.



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