Walden University

MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling

Address:

100 Washington Avenue South Ste. 900

Minneapolis, MN 55401

United States

Phone:

1-866-492-5336

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling

Format: Online

Program Description:

Learn to empower people to resolve marriage and family conflicts related to divorce, mediation, child rearing, school issues, family violence, and other matters. Explore the roles and functions of marriage, couple, and family counselors in various settings. Build the cross-cultural competencies and skills required to understand family structures, life-cycle dynamics, intergenerational influences, and healthy family functioning.

In this specialization you will:

  • Examine empirically supported treatments and techniques in promoting the well-being of marriages, couples, and families.
  • Explore systemic implications for conceptualization, assessment, treatment planning, and interventions.
  • Learn how to assess procedures for evaluating relevant research and how to apply these findings to your practice.
  • Explore the legal and ethical issues related to working in this specialty area.

Accreditation:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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