MFT Concepts Glossary
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The Home Study Program is designed for exam candidates who prefer to work from hard study materials rather than online and want to make full use of Family Solutions Institute’s Essential Core Study Materials.
The Home Study Program’s components are designed to to complement each other to both organize and simplify your studying while giving you unlimited access to FSI’s 100-question Practice Exam for 90 days.
The MFT Models Pack bundles the MFT Model Worksheets, MFT Concept Glossary and the MFT Model Comparison Chart.
The MFT Models Pack is intended for knowledgeable exam candidates who need summary information to enhance home study and are already using a variety of other study materials. The Models Pack is often used along with the Virtual Workshop and MFT Audio Review in order to follow along with the lectures and can be filled out.
The bundle pack includes:
Model Worksheets; (outlines each of the Primary Models of MFT across the following dimensions:
- Core Concepts
- Theory of Dysfunction
- Theory of Change
- Stages of Treatment
- Therapist Stance
MFT Model Comparison Chart: displays the major concepts of 16 MFT models side-by-side for making it easier to compare and contrast the MFT Models)
MFT Concept Glossary: defines 403 of the most important concepts in the MFT field.
The Intensive HomeStudy Track is designed for exam candidates who prefer to work from hard study materials rather than online and want to make full use of Family Solutions Institute’s Essential Core Study Materials with the additional resource of 11 hours of didactic instruction on DVD or Streaming Video with Rob Guise, FSI Founder.
Capella University: COUN5220 – Introduction to Marriage and Family Counseling/Therapy & COUN5008 Foundations of Couple and Family Therapy (Non-degree Learners ONLY!)
COUN5220 – Introduction to Marriage and Family Counseling/Therapy & COUN5008 – Foundations of Couple and Family Therapy
This course is for Non-degree Capella Learners only! If you are a degree or certificate leaner, these materials are already being supplied to you through your Learning Resource Package.
In this introductory course, you will study the systemic theoretical framework of the family counseling profession. You will distinguish family counseling systems theories from theories of other, individual-based mental health disciplines. You will evaluate the philosophy and clinical practice theories of marital and family counseling from a historical perspective. You will also examine the fundamental therapeutic concepts and skills needed to work with couples and families. This course provides the foundation upon which all other courses in this specialization are based. Note that these course materials are for either COUN5220 or COUN5008.
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Welcome to Family Solutions’ Personalized Coaching
FSI’s Personalized Study Coaching is currently offered on an individual basis. These sessions take place online in a real time coaching session with FSI founder, Rob Guise, using FSI’s internal web conferencing app, Skype or Zoom. These individual coaching sessions focus on fine tuning your personal preparation status and unique strengths and weaknesses in exam taking skills and helping you shift your systemic perspective just enough to pass this very linear examination.
What we can do to help you:
We usually divide the coaching process into two main parts equivalent to our workshop design.
2) Test-taking skills.
For content, specific questions or “blind” spots about the models and model-comparisons are often very valuable to discuss, as well as important special topics. Over the years, FSI has developed brief concept statements about each model, that can serve to trigger memory of the major concepts of each, and we can go through those as well.
For skills, our goal is to help you develop a disciplined approach to every exam question so you know exactly what you’re being asked (deconstructing the question) and also know exactly what each alternative answer is saying (constructing an answer). Misunderstanding questions or getting approximate but not specific ideas about what each question is asking, is a common cause of losing points for people who know the content.
We also work with testing anxiety, time management and self care prior to and during the exam.
Individual coaching sessions are planned for 50 minutes each, although a few minutes more if needed is always fine. Individual sessions do not require any minimum commitment, and can be set up flexibly to accommodate your ongoing concerns as you prepare for the exam.
Scheduling Individual Sessions:
Now that you have purchased a Personalized Study Coach session, contact Rob Guise at [email protected] to initiate sessions. The schedule of meetings can be arranged flexibly to respond to your concerns as your preparation progresses.
Tell us about yourself and where you are in your preparation process.
When you get in touch with Rob Guise, would you include some background info about yourself as it will be helpful in structuring your session :
- When are you taking the exam?
- Have you taken it previously?
- What preparation materials are you using and what have you done to prepare thus far?
- What do you feel your strengths and weaknesses are?
- Do you have a specific agenda of items you want help with?
This Adler University Alumnae Intensive Track offers Family Solutions’ Intensive Track which includes:
- Study Guide for the MFT National Licensing Exam (600 page text)
- MFT Model Worksheets
- MFT Model Comparison Chart
- MFT Concept Glossary
- MFT Model Audio Review CDs
- Virtual Workshop DVDs
- 90 day subscription to the 100 Question Exam. Access to the 100 Question Practice Exam will be emailed to you upon purchase.
Please contact your Adler MFT Program to obtain permission to purchase at this discounted rate.
This discounted Intensive Track bundle is only available to Adler University Couple and Family Therapy graduate students and alumnae.
The Intensive HomeStudy Program is designed for exam candidates wanting to make full use of Family Solutions Institute’s Core Study Materials including Virtual Workshop, an intensive, 2-day Family Solutions Workshop taught by Rob Guise. In addition, this specially priced bundle adds the full eStudy Program or 90 day of unlimited access to practice exams in both a learning and testing mode.