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Welcome to the subject guide for MFT 204: Individual and Family Life Cycle Development

This guide offers credible sources to support your research and specifically to help you with your assigned research plan.

Use the tabs to the side to navigate through the various sections of this resource.

In this guide you'll find sources and information such as: 

  • How to use PICO to create your research question and formulate your search terms 
  • Databases to find research articles and books.

  • Search Strategies tips and tricks to help make your research process more efficient.

  • Books that may be relevant to your assignment.

  • Information and tools to help you cite your sources in APA.

Professional Associations

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) is the professional association for the field of Marriage and Family Therapy.

International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors

IAMFC is an organization that promotes excellence in the practice of couples and family counseling by creating and disseminating first-class publications and media products, providing a forum for exploration of family-related issues, involving a diverse group of dedicated professionals  in our activities, and emphasizing collaborative efforts.

International Family Therapy Association

With the support of its members, the International Family Therapy Association (IFTA)  provides international conferences to promote, strengthen and improve the quality of family therapy, the quality of relationships within families and to promote well-being and peace within our world.

Interlibrary Loan

If Hofstra does not own a book or a journal with an article you require, you may request the item(s) be borrowed from other libraries by requesting the material(s) through interlibrary loan.  Click here for access to your  Interlibrary Loan account.  If you have never used this service before, you will use the username and password you use to log into the portal.

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