Highlights from the Masters Program Cycle of Assessment and Evaluation Processes

All of the following benchmarks for our Program Goals and associated Student Learning Outcomes have been met or exceeded in the last academic year.

Program Goal #1 (Self-in-Systems): To train family systems professionals who are informed by a Self-in-Systems perspective.

SLO#1: Students will demonstrate awareness and regulation of self in system.

Benchmark 1.1: At least 70% of students will receive a 3 or higher rating on the Clinical Readiness Interview Rubric (specifically 1a, 1b, 1c, 2a, 2b, and 2c).
Benchmark 1.2: At least 70% of students will receive a 3 or higher rating on the Evaluation Form of Student completed by Supervisor (specifically questions 4a, 4b, 4g, 4i, 6a, 6b, 6c, and 6d, which are associated with awareness and regulation of self in systems)

Program Goal #2 (Diversity): To prepare family systems professionals who are sensitive to, and engaged with social justice issues.

SLO#2. Students will demonstrate engagement with cultural and contextual differences.

Benchmark 2.1: At least 70% of students will receive a B or better on the final project in MFT 684.
Benchmark 2.2: At least 70% of students will receive a 3 or higher rating on the Evaluation Form of Student completed by Supervisor (specifically questions 4b, 4g, 6b and 6d which are associated with cultural and contextual engagement) (Target: 90 %?)

Program Goal #3 (Clinical Competency): To prepare family systems professionals who are competent systems clinicians able to provide services across a variety of contexts.

SLO#3: Students will demonstrate MFT clinical competency skills across a variety of contexts.

Benchmark 3.1: At least 70% of students will receive a 3 or higher rating on the Evaluation Form of Student completed by Supervisor (specifically questions 1a-f, 2a-e, 3a-d, 4c-f, and 4h)

Program Goal #4 (Ethics): To prepare family systems professionals with knowledge and skills for MFT legal and ethical analysis and decision-making

SLO#4: Students will demonstrate an applied knowledge of MFT legal and ethical guidelines and professional standards

Benchmark 4.1: At least 70% of students will receive a 3 or higher rating on the Evaluation Form of Student completed by Supervisor (specifically questions 5a-d)
Benchmark 4.2: At least 70% of students will receive a B or better on the final project in MFT 681 (Ethics- Personal and Professional Integration Paper)

Program Goal #5 (Knowledge and Research): To prepare family systems professionals with an educational foundation grounded in family systems theory and research-informed practice)

SLO#5: Students will demonstrate an applied knowledge of MFT historical, current, and research-informed theoretical information

Benchmark 5.1: At least 70% of students will receive a B or higher rating two family systems theory course exams (MFT 671 and MFT 682).
Benchmark 5.2: At least 70% of students will receive a 3 or higher rating on the Evaluation Form of Student completed by Supervisor (specifically 1a and 4a), assessed at the end of each semester that the student is clinically active.