ERIC Number: EJ879008
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
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Assessing Competencies in Couples and Family Therapy/Counseling: A Call to the Profession
Perosa, Linda M.; Perosa, Sandra L.
Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, v36 n2 p126-143 Apr 2010
Psychometrically sound measures of family therapy competencies are necessary to assess the effectiveness of training on student performance. This article critiques the self-report and observer rating measures developed to date to assess the clinical skills of trainees in the individual and in the family therapy fields. Suggestions are made to foster future instrument development specifically designed for the field of couples and family therapy/counseling.
Descriptors: Family Counseling, Clinical Experience, Therapy, Psychometrics, Student Evaluation, Counselor Training, Measurement Techniques, Observation, Clinical Psychology, Job Skills
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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