The development of core competencies for the practice of marriage and family therapy.

@article{Nelson2007TheDO,
  title={The development of core competencies for the practice of marriage and family therapy.},
  author={Thorana S. Nelson and Ronald J. Chenail and James F. Alexander and Daniel Crane and Susan Marie Johnson and Linda Schwallie},
  journal={Journal of marital and family therapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={417-38}
}
In response to a series of national policy reports regarding what has been termed the "quality chasm" in health and mental health care in the United States, in January 2003, the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy convened a task force to develop core competencies (CC) for the practice of marriage and family therapy (MFT). The task force also was responding to a call for outcome-based education and for the need to answer questions about what marriage and family therapists do… CONTINUE READING