MS in Counseling Psychology with Specialization in Children and Adolescents
|PSYC 532||Theories of Counseling and Therapy||3|
|PSYC 558||Advanced Developmental Psychology||3|
|PSYC 555||Career Development||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|
|PSYC 551||Research Methods in Counseling||3|
|PSYC 531||Ethics and Professional Issues||3|
|PSYC 585||Psychopharmacology and Psychobiology||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||Externalizing and Dysregulation Disorders||3|
|PSYC 536||Play Therapy: History, Theories, and Interventions||3|
|PSYC 534||Family Systems Theory and Counseling||3|
|PSYC 524||Counseling Adolescents||3|
|PSYC 542||Practicum I||3|
|PSYC 543||Practicum II||3|
|Family Therapy II: Advanced Training|
|Optional Play Therapy Certificate|
|Jungian Therapy and Sandplay|
|Play and Play Therapy Across the Lifespan|
|Gestalt Play Therapy and Interventions|
|Play Therapy with Special Populations|
|Play Therapy with Bereaved Children and Families|
University graduate admission and program-specific requirements must be met before an application is complete (see Admission to the University). Program-specific application requirements are available online.
International students should contact Graduate and Professional Admissions for application procedures.
Program Learning OutcomesStudents who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
- Demonstrate entry-level competence in the core domains of practice identified by the Board of Behavioral Sciences for licensure as an LPCC.
- Demonstrate core competence in child/youth development, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, psychoeducation, and prevention interventions.
- Analyze and synthesize disciplinary research and professional literature.
- Demonstrate professional-level skills in written and oral communication.
- Demonstrate skills in the integration of Christian faith with professional conceptualization and service delivery in counseling.