University of New Hampshire
College of Health and Human Services
Marriage and Family Therapy
Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy
.The Marriage and Family Therapy Program specifically prepares students to work in mental health, family service, medical, and human service settings. The emphasis is on structural, strategic, and systemic approaches to marriage and family therapy. Clinical training is provided under the direction of an approved supervisor of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy in the department's Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic. The clinical training emphasizes treating the individual, couple, and family in relationship to the larger systems that influence them. Supervised practica continue throughout the program. The program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (AAMFT) and meets the academic requirements for clinical membership in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. AAMFT standards require five hundred (500) hours of clinical practice during the program. Additional hours of clinical practice under supervision will be required to meet AAMFT standards for clinical membership after graduation. See www.aamft.org for information on clinical membership.
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