Advanced Official Certificate Program in School-Based Marriage and Family Therapy

The OCP in School-based Marriage and Family Therapy provides a course of study for post-graduate students who wish to complete requirements for a Provisional Educator Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy through the State of CT Department of Education.

Degree Requirements

Required Courses

ED 515Professional Ethics and Law for Educators and Scholars

3

MFT 592School-Based Family Counseling

3

MFT 593School-Based Marriage and Family Therapy Practicum and Seminar I

3

MFT 594School-Based Marriage and Family Therapy Practicum and Seminar II

3

Total Credit Hours: 12

Once courses are completed, students will need to apply for certification with the State Department of Education (SDE). They must provide proof of completing the Praxis I exam or evidence of waiver. They may also be required by the SDE to complete other related courses (e,g. Special Education for the Exceptional Learner and Human Development); these other related courses may be taken at other institutions or as part of their Master's program