MFT Candidates

  1. Significant Changes to the California MFT Clinical Exam
    Significant Changes to the California MFT Clinical Exam

    The California Clinical Exam has changed as of January 1, 2021. Read on for more details, and stay connected to Gerry Grossman Seminars for up-to-date exam prep materials.

    Around every seven years, the BBS conducts an occupational survey of practicing LMFTs. This is done to determine issues that are relevant to current MFT clinical practice as it pertains to changing societal patterns and emerging developments in the field. Based on the results of this analysis, the Office of Examination Services organizes the tasks and knowledge statements that become the LMFT Written Clinical Examination Outline. Examination questions are developed by subject matter experts to address these tasks and knowledge statements. The 2021 CCE exam handbook contains new exam categories...

  2. Understanding the Marriage and Family Therapy License Requirements
    Understanding the Marriage and Family Therapy License Requirements

    Navigating the National and California Clinical Exams

    Taking the first step toward Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure may feel like a daunting task. This overview of the process will help you navigate this exciting and rewarding journey.

  3. Have the Right Attitude? MFT and Social Work Exams
    Have the Right Attitude? MFT and Social Work Exams

    Your attitude towards yourself and towards the exam affects whether you have a positive or a negative experience during the study and exam process. Taking care of your physical and emotional needs during the preparation period is critical to putting yourself in the best position to succeed. Leave plenty of time to study and practice exam-type questions so that you don't get into a situation of having to do last minute cramming.

  4. New Requirement for California Clinicians: Suicide Risk, Assessment, and Intervention Training
    New Requirement for California Clinicians: Suicide Risk, Assessment, and Intervention Training

    Each day, approximately 86 Americans will die by suicide. In the United States, around 45,000 deaths occur each year as a result of suicide, and nearly 575,000 people are treated in U.S. emergency room departments for self-inflicted injuries (CDC, 2015).