Current Students

Minority Fellowship Program Information

The AAMFT Research & Education Foundation ("the Foundation") has been awarded the Now is the Time: Minority Fellowship Program – Youth (NITT-MFP-Y) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The purpose of this grant program is to reduce health disparities and improve behavioral health care outcomes for racially and ethnically diverse populations by increasing the number of culturally competent master's level behavioral health professionals serving children, adolescents, and populations in transition to adulthood (aged 16 – 25) in an effort to increase access to, and quality of, behavioral health care for this age group. Applications for master's students will be open from November 3, 2016 til January 5, 2017.

Click here for the Minority Fellowship Program-Youth application

Click here for more information about the Minority Fellowship Program

Click here for more information about the funds available through SAMHSA

 

Job Seeking Resources for Current MFT Interns 


Important Websites For Your Quest

www.aamft.org : For a variety of professional organization resources

www.mft-license.com : For educational requirements and licensure information by state

www.careersinpsychology.org/where-people-mft-degrees-work/ : For ideas and suggestions on different MFT career paths

www.bls.gov/ooh/ : For basic information about MFT Occupational Outlook Stats
 

Agency/Community Health Job Searches

http://jobconnection.aamft.org/jobseekers/

  • Search jobs based on location or job description
  • Upload your resume and save jobs you are interested in
  • In addition, visit aamft.org and click on 'Resources'-then 'Career' for a variety of resources to help in your job search
     

Government Careers

www.usajobs.gov

  • Search jobs based on location or job description
  • Save jobs and find related jobs by clicking 'more like this'

www.vacareers.va.gov

State Jobs

www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/

  • Search mental health jobs or marriage and family therapy in the search bar

www.jobs.sc.gov

  • Click 'Search and Apply Here' on the left side of the page

For other state job websites Google 'state jobs' in your desired state (Ex: state jobs Florida)
 

Private Practice Resources

  • Visit www.therapistlocator.net to find local LMFTs, many of whom are in private practice, in order to network (or visit the bottom of the AAMFT webpage and click on 'Therapist Locator,' select 'Locate a Therapist' and accept the terms of the locator)
  • Search for approved supervisors in your area through the AAMFT Website by clicking 'Directories,' then 'Supervisors,' then click on 'United States' to accept the terms of the directory
  • Many approved supervisors have a private practice and may serve as a good resource/networking opportunity
  • Most supervisors listed provide contact info
  • For resources on how to develop your own private practice visit: www.riamft.com/ohana/website/?p=24617993 for Peter Rossi's suggestions on private practice in his article titled The Practice of Private Practice
     

Additional Job Searching Resources

Academic Resources

Certificate Resources

Graduate School Organizations

Licensure Boards

Professional Associations

Program Forms