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GRADUATE DEGREE STANDARDS
The graduate degree was from a college or university that
Was accredited by a national (CACREP, CORE, COAMFTE) or regional accrediting body, or was one of 11 Oregon Board-approved programs.
 
Offered a master’s or doctoral degree. 
The program was at least two years and 48 semester or 72 quarter credit hours 
Included coursework in specific areas, as follows:

For professional counselors
 
Counseling Theory
Human Growth and Life Span Development
Social and Cultural Foundations
Helping Relationship
Group Dynamics
Lifestyle and Career Development
Appraisal and Diagnosis of Individuals
Research and Evaluation
Professional Orientation
Internship/Practicum
Supporting Coursework for Specialty Areas

 

For marriage and family therapists
 
Human Development
Marital & Family Theoretical Foundation Studies
Marital & Family Therapy Assessment, Diagnosis, Treatment Principles & Techniques
Professional Studies
Research Methods or Statistics
Internship/Practicum
Supporting Coursework for Specialty Areas Focusing on Systems Paradigm

Graduate program internship/practicum needs to be at least 600 clock hours and may include supervision, staff meetings, and recordkeeping as part of the 600 hours.