Expected Program Outcomes, Student Learning Outcomes and Faculty Outcomes for the Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy Program at Louisville Seminary are as follows:
PROGRAM OUTCOMES (PO)
- To graduate students prepared to provide individual, couple and family therapy as entry-level professional MFT practitioners (KY Marriage and Family Therapy Associate).
- To graduate students who demonstrate multicultural competence and are able to provide individual, couple and family therapy with diverse clients.
- To graduate students with an entry-level professional ability to reflect theologically on their clinical practice and the theories that inform their work.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLO)
- Graduating students will be able to conduct multicultural, evidence-based therapy with individuals, couples and families that meets entry-level professional standards.
- Graduating students will demonstrate a broad knowledge of systemic theory and MFT treatment models and flexibly apply these in evidence-based practice.
- Graduating students will be able to think ethically and make appropriate clinical ethical decisions.
- Graduating students will be able to use a multicultural approach to Marriage and Family Therapy that attends appropriately to religious, cultural, racial, economic, gender, and sexual orientation diversity in client systems, client-therapist systems, supervisory systems, and broader social systems.
- Graduating students will be able to use a theologically informed and clinically appropriate framework to integrate religious and spiritual factors into the practice of Marriage and Family Therapy.
FACULTY OUTCOMES (FO)
- Faculty will engage in professional marriage and family therapy activities that enrich student learning.
- Faculty will demonstrate evidence of scholarship and pedagogical excellence in areas in which they teach.
- Faculty will demonstrate consistent attention to cultural diversity and multicultural pedagogical practices.