Walden’s MS in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling program helps prepare you for the evolving method of evidence-based counseling practice, the most contemporary approach in the mental healthcare profession. With this marriage and family counseling degree, you can gain experience in diagnosing mental and emotional disorders and resolving marriage and family conflicts related to divorce, mediation, child rearing, school issues, and family violence.
Designed to reflect professional criteria published by leading counseling organizations, this master’s in family counseling helps to prepare you to work in culturally and contextually diverse settings, including in community, county, and state agencies; in hospitals and private practices; and in consultation with businesses and agencies.
Through Walden's MS in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling program, you can:
Study the most contemporary approach in the mental healthcare profession in Walden’s MS in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling program. This type of practice, increasingly recognized in the healthcare industry, will prepare counselors to improve the quality of client care by learning to combine their own clinical and observational skills with the best of research-supported interventions to help clients make positive and healthy choices.
Evidence-based practice is part of a growing trend in healthcare and mental healthcare to improve patient outcomes. Increasingly, health insurance companies are recognizing this approach in determining insurance reimbursement.
Walden’s evidence-based practice approach allows you to:
The competent and confident counseling professional will:
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No other school would have enabled me to complete my degree, be a mother, and travel in and out of the country as a working professional.
What an amazing payoff and reward when so many are focused on the common goal of learning.
When I started my first official job as a counselor and was asked to read over a clinical assessment and treatment plan, I realized that I literally had a license to be a positive influence in the lives of those I serve on a daily basis.