Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that addresses critical aspects of the marriage and family counselor’s role relationship to the prescription and monitoring of pharmacological treatments for mental health issues. Address the following issues:

Communication practices between marriage and family therapists and prescribers of pharmacological treatments for shared clients
Sociocultural concerns and issues related to psychopharmacology for diverse populations
Ethical concerns and issues in the provision of counseling for clients undergoing pharmacological treatments for mental health issues
Necessary competencies for marriage and family therapists in providing services to clients undergoing pharmacological treatments for diagnosed mental health conditions