Publication Date

1984

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Salts, Connie J.

Degree Name

M.S. (Master of Science)

Department

Department of Home Economics

LCSH

Marriage counseling||Family psychotherapy

Abstract

The research questions under consideration in this study are: a) what characteristics do AAMFT Approved Supervisors consider important when screening applicants for supervision, and b) do these characteristics vary by the theoretical framework of the supervision? In this study the "Screening Criteria Questionaire" was distributed to 200 randomly selected AAMFT Approved Supervisors. The questionaire asked for a rating of 66 items which related to the importance of desired characteristics for an applicant for marriage and family therapy supervision. Supervisors were also requested to specify their theoretical framework. Five defined frameworks were offered as choices, as well as an "Other" framework for those supervisors who did not fit the frameworks defined. There were a total of 61 questionaires returned with a return rate of 30.5%. It was concluded that although the differences are interesting and informative the similarities are more important in forming the basis for developing and sharing practical screening processes in the field of marriage and family therapy supervision.

Comments

Bibliography : pages 46-47.

Extent

vi, 61 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

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In Copyright

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NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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