This course is a stand-alone course and cannot be taken simultaneously with any other courses. This course offers the student field experience in working with couples and families. Students are expected to complete within this course a minimum of 100 hours of the mandatory 300-hour practicum required for licensure in the State of Texas for Marriage and Family Therapy. Participation in continuing education, staff meetings, case presentations, and case observations is expected. The MFT board requires a 300-hour mandatory practicum including 75 hours of direct counseling contact with couples and families out of an overall minimum of 150 hours of direct client contact. Students may not meet existing or potential counseling clients on the premises of Amberton University for any reason.
PREREQUISITE: CSL6845. Note: Practicum III is for students who plan to pursue LMFT licensure in the state of Texas.
UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, THE STUDENT WILL BE COMPETENT IN: