Marriage and family therapy (MFT) is a profession that is expected to grow rapidly over the next 10 years. This timely text provides the essentialknowledge base for all facets of supervision in MFT that are required to become an AAMFT-Approved Supervisor. The book focuses specifically on thedistinctive model of supervision used in MFT and further examines the unique supervisory issues arising within different approaches to the profession.Distinguished by its use of a single case example across chapters to help clarify how different theories diverge and overlap, the book embraces the fullrange of theoretical approaches, in addition to featuring a Aunuts-and-bolts Au approach to the day-to-day fundamentals of MFT supervision.
Grounded in the most up-to-date literature, the text discusses methods and issues of MFT supervision within multigenerational, structural, cognitivebehavioral, narrative, feminist, integrative, brief, and other supervision models. The text also surveys the most important and emerging settings andpopulations in which marriage and family therapists work, including medical and postdisaster trauma-informed practices. It covers legal and ethical issuesand discusses how culture, gender, and ethnicity must be considered during the supervision process. The text also addresses how to tailor supervision tothe supervisee Aos developmental level. Examples of common supervision dilemmas vividly demonstrate foundational principles. With contributions from leadingmarriage and family therapy educators and experienced supervisors, the text is designed for therapists at both the master Aos and doctoral levels who seekthe Approved Supervisor Credential and for MFT faculty who teach the AAMFT supervision course.
KEY FEATURES: Meets the learning requirements for AAMFT-mandated courses leading to certification as an approved supervisor Covers the fundamentals of supervision in the systemic context that lie at the heart of marriage and family therapy Covers supervision in the major approaches to MFT, including cognitive behavioral, brief, narrative, structural, and other orientations Provides an illustrative case study across all supervision models to demonstrate the uniqueness and similarities of each approach Includes coverage of important populations and settings for MFT, such as medical and postdisaster "e;