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

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MFT-6952 - MFT Practicum II

Semester Credits: 3 Weeks: 12

This course provides students with an opportunity to engage in ongoing therapeutic practice. Emphasis is placed on the development of therapy and assessment skills, theoretical integration, and personal growth. Students will complete a portion of their required 500 client contact hours (250 of which must be with couples and/or families). They will also complete a portion of their required 100 hours of supervision (51 of which must be individual supervision with no more than two supervisees in attendance. Inclusive of the practicum and internship courses, students are required to receive a minimum 50 hours of supervision based on direct observation, videotape or audiotape. The accumulation of clinical and supervision hours must be tracked by an NCU-approved vendor and approved by the local clinical supervisor and the NCU clinical faculty member. The local clinical supervisor will provide weekly individual supervision of the student and assist the student in managing cases. The NCU faculty member will maintain regular contact with the student and local clinical supervisor and will facilitate the process of learning and knowledge integration. Additionally, students are required to participate in weekly online NCU group practicum sessions with the Northcentral Faculty Supervisor. Each MFT Practicum and Internship course lasts 12 weeks and must be taken consecutively. Students are required to be clinically active for the duration of that time. It is expected that students will accrue at least 100 client contact hours during each of the two practicum courses. To meet this requirement Students should plan to complete a minimum of 10 direct (face-to-face) client contact hours per week. Additional time will be needed each week in order to complete paperwork, set appointments, read relevant material, and complete course assignments. Direct services can include intake interviews, assessment, and therapy for individuals, groups, couples and/or families. Throughout practicum and internship, students remain accountable to follow the Clinical Training Handbook requirements. The emphasis in MFT6952 MFT Practicum II is on skill building. (Student Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4)



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