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Southwest WDA I: Cowlitz, Wahkiakum counties
Qualification: Balanced SOC code: 211013 Marriage and Family Therapists

Diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders, whether cognitive, affective, or behavioral, within the context of marriage and family systems. Apply psychotherapeutic and family systems theories and techniques in the delivery of services to individuals, couples, and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed nervous and mental disorders. Excludes “Social Workers" (211021 through 211029) and "Psychologists" of all types (193031 through 193039).

According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the typical level of education that most workers need to enter this occupation is: Master's degree. Additional training, experience, licenses or credentials may be required. Learn more at BLS.
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