Coursework

Coursework for the M.S. in Counseling Psychology with Specialization in Children and Adolescents consists of 60 units and prepares students to develop core competencies in child/youth development, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, psychoeducation, and prevention interventions.

  • PSYC 532 Theories of Counseling and Therapy (Proposed) (3)
  • PPSY 555 Career Development Theories and Techniques (3)
    or EDCO 549 Career Development Theories and Techniques (3)
  • PSYC 529 Group Counseling (3)
  • PSYC 525 Principles and Practice of Assessment and Evaluation (3)
  • PSYC 526 Multicultural Counseling (3)
  • PSYC 527 Diagnosis and Treatment Planning (3)
  • PCLS 551 Research Methods and Statistical Analysis (3)
  • PSYC 531 Ethics and Professional Issues (3)
  • PPSY 585 Psychobiology and Psychopharmacology (3)
    or EDCO 572 Psychobiology and Psychopharmacology (3)
  • PSYC 528 Treatment of Substance Use Disorders in Youth and Families (3)
  • PSYC 523 Interventions for Trauma and Crisis (3)
  • PSYC 530 Evidence-based Practices in the Treatment of Children and Youth (3)
  • PSYC 535 Therapies for Attachment and Internalizing Disorders (3)
  • PSYC 533 Therapies for Trauma and Externalizing Disorders (3)
  • PSYC 536 Play-based Counseling Techniques (3)
  • PSYC 534 Family Systems Theory and Counseling (3)
    or PSYC 511 Experimental Research Methods (3)
  • PSYC 524 Counseling Adolescents (3)
  • PSYC 542 Practicum I (3)
  • PSYC 543 Practicum II (3)

Note: This information is current for the 2019-20 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.