NSU HPD Catalog 2023-2024

148 Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Couple and Family Therapy Programs SFTM 5365 Advanced Addictions Treatment 3 SFTM 5367 Working with Autism and ADHD: Applied Behavior Analysis and Systemic Thinking 3 SFTM 6110 Systems Application in the Family Life Cycle of Aging 3 SFTM 6120 Relationships in Aging 3 SFTM 6130 Caregiving in the Family 3 STFM 6140 Grief and Loss in Aging 3 SFTM 6550 International Perspectives in Counseling and Therapy 3 Other electives may be available as offered. Required electives may be taken the term of the student’s choice. The program fulfills the academic requirements for state licensure in Florida; additional post-master’s clinical experience is required for licensure. Students may enter the program in the fall or summer terms. Students may choose to take any two electives and not go for a concentration. They can also choose to concentrate in Equine-Assisted Therapy, Solution-Focused Coaching, or Medical Family Therapy. *Courses required for students who want a concentration in Equine-Assisted Therapy †Courses required for students who want a concentration in Medical Family Therapy. **Courses required for students who want a concentration in Solution-Focused Coaching M.S. students must complete the Comprehensive Exam, and the client contact and supervision hours requirements. Additionally, 500 client contact hours (minimum of 200 relational) earned at the department’s approved site(s), and 100 hours of faculty supervision, are required to complete the program. Students must select at least one department-approved site for their external practicum courses and keep a copy of all completed and signed forms and hours during their entire program and for future needs.