Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy (MAMFT)

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Programme Description

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy (MAMFT)

INTRODUCTION

This is one of its kind program in Africa. An MAMFT approach focuses on the strengths and resiliency of family systems and communal resources to restore and build family relationships.

Why study Family Therapy? Couples & family in Kenya today face daily challenges in a rapidly changing social context, marital instability and an increase in separation/divorce, changing parent-child expectations and increasing conflict, rise in substance use and addictive behaviors, brutal acts of family violence and Child neglect, economic and employment stressors and breakdown of extended family relationships and the list continues.

Areas of specialization;

  1. Child and Adolescent therapy
  2. Premarital and Couple therapy

GOALS OF THE MAMFT PROGRAM

MAMFT aims to prepare marriage and family therapists: - Aware and self-reflective, ethically knowledgeable, culturally sensitive, clinically competent.

PAC University inaugurates a professional clinical degree which utilizes an approach to working with individuals, couples, families, and groups.

PROGRAM INFORMATION

The MAMFT is a Two year, tri-semester M.A. degree program which consists of 60 credits. Students undergo a clinical training of 6 credits and 500 hrs of practicum over a year.
It consists of an option of TWO elective courses; Research Thesis or an MAMFT Project.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The minimum entry requirement is a Bachelor's degree in Counseling Psychology or related discipline from an accredited university. The minimum entry requirement is a Second Class Honor, Upper Division and above (or a GPA of 3.00 and above).
All applicants are required to have completed the following undergraduate course prerequisites: Abnormal Psychology, Personality Theories, Human Growth and Development and Foundational Skills in Counseling.

INTAKE

Intakes are in January, May & September.

Last updated January 2018

About the School

PAC University is the Leadership University of Choice, chartered by the Commission for University Education in Kenya. It is a cosmopolitan institution of higher learning with students, staff and facul ... Read More

PAC University is the Leadership University of Choice, chartered by the Commission for University Education in Kenya. It is a cosmopolitan institution of higher learning with students, staff and faculty drawn from nations across Africa and the world. Our diversity offers you a unique platform for an expanded worldview through healthy social interactions. Read Less
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