MFT 593 School-Based Marriage and Family Therapy Practicum and Seminar I
Supervision of Marriage and Family practice in public schools with direct client contact. Covers school-based learning and systems theories, Federal and state education laws (e.g. IDEA and ADA); professional ethics and codes of professional responsibility for educators; FERPA; statutory requirements for mandated reporting, suspensions and expulsions; and school and district accountability. Fulfills 1/2 of the required 300 hours of practicum for state certification. In accordance with CT law, districts may require criminal background and/or DCF child abuse and neglect registry checks to participate in the field experiences in this class. Students are required to follow the background check policies of the district in which they are placed and are responsible for all associated fees. CCSU is not responsible for district policies.