Master of Science in Counseling Psychology with Specialization in Children and Adolescents

Learn more about the Master of Science in Counseling Psychology with Specialization in Children and Adolescents program.

Requirements

PSYC 532Theories of Counseling and Therapy [Proposed]3
PPSY 558Advanced Developmental Psychology3
PPSY 555Career Development Theories and Techniques3
or EDCO 549 Career Development Theories and Techniques
PSYC 529Group Counseling [Proposed]3
PSYC 525Principles and Practice of Assessment and Evaluation3
PSYC 526Multicultural Counseling [Proposed]3
PSYC 527Diagnosis and Treatment Planning3
PCLS 551Research Methods and Statistical Analysis3
PSYC 531Ethics and Professional Issues [Proposed]3
PPSY 585Psychobiology and Psychopharmacology3
or EDCO 572 Psychobiology and Psychopharmacology
PSYC 528Treatment of Substance Use Disorders in Youth and Families [Proposed]3
PSYC 523Interventions for Trauma and Crisis [Proposed]3
PSYC 530Evidence-based Practices in the Treatment of Children and Youth [Proposed]3
PSYC 535Therapies for Attachment and Internalizing Disorders [Proposed]3
PSYC 533Therapies for Trauma and Externalizing Disorders [Proposed]3
PSYC 536Play Based Counseling Techniques [Proposed]3
PSYC 534Family Systems Theory and Counseling3
or PSYC 511 Experimental Research Methods
PSYC 524Counseling Adolescents3
PSYC 542Practicum I [Proposed]3
PSYC 543Practicum II3
Total Units60

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
  1. Core Domains: Demonstrate entry-level competence in the core domains of practice identified by the Board of Behavioral Sciences for licensure as an LPCC.
  2. Child/Youth Development: Develop assessment, diagnosis, treatment, psychoeducation, and prevention interventions for children and adolescents.
  3. Knowledge/Analysis: Research, analyze, and synthesize findings from professional literature.
  4. Communication: Demonstrate professional-level skills in written and oral communication.
  5. Faith Integration: Demonstrate skills in the integration of Christian faith with professional conceptualization and service delivery in counseling.