How does one obtain employment and succeed in the growing yet competitive field of family therapy? For anyone asking themselves this question, The Marriage and Family Therapy Career Guide is the resource to read. It is structured around a series of interviews with successful graduates of accredited MFT programs and covers a wide range of career options. Not only is up-to-date information on licensure and practice requirements for each state included, the authors also present agency, residential, coaching, medical, legal, tribal, academic, corporate, faith-based, and private practice options. The book ends with a section for those professionals who wish to practice abroad. This is an indispensable guide for marriage and family therapists wishing to start their career, or change their area of practice.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction: About This Book and About Marriage and Family Therapy 2. Inclusivity in MFT: Working Across and Within Borders Christine Ajayi Beliard, Josiane Bonte Apollon, and Daniel Mendel Success Stories 3. About Private Nonprofit Agencies Anne Rambo 4. About Residential Treatment Settings Tommie V. Boyd 5. About Private Practice Settings Martha Gonzalez Marquez 6. About School Based Settings Anne Rambo 7. About Collaborative Settings with Other Professions (Medicine and Law) Tommie V. Boyd 8. About Coaching Martha Gonzalez Marquez 9. About Military Settings Anne Rambo 10. About Managed Care Settings Tommie V. Boyd 11. About University and Postgraduate Settings Martha Gonzalez Marquez 12. About Faith Based Settings Anne Rambo 13. About Indian Health Services and Related Settings Tommie V. Boyd 14. About Corporate Settings Martha Gonzalez Marquez 15. About Equine Assisted Family Therapy Anne Rambo 16. About International Settings Tommie V. Boyd 17. And In Conclusion Anne Rambo, Tommie V. Boyd, and Martha Gonzalez Marquez