Course Outline

HDFS 591M: Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic Pre-Practicum
Fall, 2006

Week

Date

Course Theme

Topic

Reading Material

One

08/24

Introduction

Overview of Pre-Practicum Responsibilities

AAMFT Membership

Licensure Material

 

Two

08/31

Clinical Observation

Ethics & Responsibilities

1.     Confidentiality
2.     Emergency Procedures

AM pp. 1-2, 14-15;

Lukas 9, 11

Three

09/07

 

1.      Observation Etiquette
2.      Observation Forms
3.      Professionalism
4.      Dress Standards
5.      Use of Clinic Facilities

AM pp. 23-24; Reader 1-4

Four

09/14

Crisis Couns.

YSS: On-Call Collaboration

B & B Ch 8

Five

09/21

 

YSS: On-Call Collaboration

Location: Rosedale Shelter

B & B Ch 8

Six

09/28

Clinic Office Procedures

Clinic Forms; Note Taking

AM pp. 29-31

Seven

10/05

Clinic Equipment

Video Equipment

Telephone Equipment

AM pp. 10-12

Eight

10/12

Assessment

Psychometric Assessment

Assessment Handbook

Nine

10/19

Basic Therapy Skills

Clinical Assessment

B & B Ch 2;

Ten

10/26

 

First Contact

B & B Ch 1; AM p. 4

Eleven

11/02

 

Initial Stage Treatment Procedures

B & B Ch 4

Twelve

11/09

 

Middle Stage Treatment Procedures

B & B Ch 5

Thirteen

11/16

 

Termination Procedures

B & B Ch 6

Fourteen

11/23

Thanksgiving Break

 

Fifteen

11/30

 

Specialized Treatment Procedures

Procedures for Challenging Situations

B & B Ch 7

B & B Ch 9

Sixteen

12/07

 

Risk Management Procedures

B & B Ch 12

Seventeen

12/14

Finals Week