10/28/11 Fullerton, CA - MFT Professor Publishes Article on Hope’s Innovative Program

An article authored by Erin Parker (MA ’10) on Hope International University’s (HIU) marriage and family therapy (MFT) program was published in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy’s September/October 2011 magazine. The article, entitled “Innovations in MFT Training,” describes how HIU’s program develops Christian-principled counselors who are highly trained to help families. She also details what sets Hope apart from other MFT programs: our Professional Development Plan and Client Simulation. Parker writes that these two platforms “ensure quality, professionalism, and personal enrichment.”

To read the whole article online, click here and turn to page 34.

To learn more about Hope’s MFT program, click here.

Erin Parker earned her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from HIU and currently serves as the MFT Program Coordinator and Adjunct Professor in the College of Psychology and Counseling at Hope. She previously worked as an MFT intern at the Hope Counseling Center.

Hope International University, founded in 1928, offers a learning experience that encourages intellectual, social, physical, and spiritual development.  HIU provides a quality education and personal service from a faculty and staff dedicated to the ultimate success of its graduates. The student-faculty ratio of 14:1 ensures the kind of individualized instruction students need in order to prepare them for the future. Our diverse student body represents over 35 states and 40 countries around the world.
To learn more, please visit the Hope International University website at or contact Katie Gladding, Director of Marketing at or 714-879-3901 x2692.

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