Institute for the Family

Fall 2011 Course Offerings

Begins: Monday, August 31, 2011
Ends: Friday, December 13, 2011

Fall 2011 Semester

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
PSI 541
Foundations of
Clinical Practice in Family Therapy


3:30-6:00 pm
3.0 cr/hr

Instructor:
T. Rosenberg
PSI 539
Family Therapy
Theory & Technique


4:00-6:30 pm
3.0 cr/hr

Instructor:
P. Le Roux
PSI 543
Psychopathology
& Systems


12:00-2:30 pm
3.0 cr/hr

Instructor:
W. Watson
PSI 545
Human Development
Across the Family Life Cycle


6:15-8:30 pm
3.0 cr/hr

Instructor:
C. Podgorski
  PSI 572
Family Therapy Research


2:00-4:30 pm
3.0 cr/hr
   

PSI 566
Couples Therapy


5:00-7:30 pm
3.0 cr/hr

Instructor:
J. Speice

Fall 2011 Course Listing

Master Program Tuition

  • Matriculated: $1,284.00 (per credit hour)
  • Non-Matriculated: $720.00 (per credit hour)
  • Audit: $170.00 (per credit hour)

**Example: Masters Course Matriculated Rate x Credit Hours = Total Fee.

Registration and More Information

Fall 2011 course registration for all graduate students are due in the Offices for Graduate Education by August 1, 2011.

  • Current Matriculated MS students: registration materials and information will be emailed to you. Please submit all documents to Training Program Secretary by July 18th to ensure we can process and submit to Office of Graduate Studies & Postdoctoral Affairs by the August 1st deadline. PLEASE NOTE: Registrations received after this date will result in a $150 late charge to the student’s account.
  • Incoming Matriculated MS students will register at Orientation.
  • Non-matriculated students: for more information on a course, or to have registration materials sent to you, please complete our pre-registration form, or contact:
    • Diana R. Julian, Program Coordinator
      University of Rochester
      Psychiatry Dept. / Box: F & M
      300 Crittenden Blvd.
      Rochester, NY 14642
      (585) 275-2532
    • Please submit all documents to Training Program Secretary by July 18th to ensure we can process and submit to OGE by the August 1st deadline. PLEASE NOTE: Registrations received after this date will result in a $150 late charge to the student’s account.

Please Note: Registration forms for any courses offered through Family Programs need to be submitted to the Training Program office at the above address. Please do NOT submit directly to Registrar, Bursar, or HR Offices. Thank you.

Fall 2011 Course Descriptions

Family Therapy Theory & Technique

PSI 539 CRN 62402 (3.0 credit hours)

This course will teach students the leading schools of family therapy structural, strategic, transgenerational, narrative, etc.—as well as introducing students to Transitional Family Therapy.

Instructor: Pieter le Roux, D Litt et Phil, LMFT

Dates/Time: Wednsdays, 4:00—6:30 pm
September- 7, 14, 28
October - 5, 12, *19, 26
November - 2, 9, *16, 30
December 7, 14

Location: Romano Room (1-9041) / *Babigian Room (1-7023)

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Foundations of Clinical Practice in Family Therapy

PSI 541 CRN 62417 (3.0 credit hours)

In this course students will be taught introduced to the fundamental concepts and skills involved in interviewing families in a therapeutic setting. Students will learn and practice interviewing and documentation skills, have exposure to families in non-clinical settings, will learn the biopsychosocial model and will explore person-of-the-therapist issues.

Instructor: Tziporah Rosenberg, PhD, LMFT

Dates/Time: Tuesdays - 3:30-6:00pm
Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27
Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25
Nov. 1, 8, 15, 29
Dec. 6

Location: Babigian Room (1-7023)

Attendance of certain Psych Grand Rounds is expected - Wednesdays, 9:00-10:00 am

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Psychopathology and Systems

PSI 543 CRN 62426 (3.0 credit hours)

In this seminar students will learn traditional diagnostics and psychopathology within a systems assessment paradigm.

Instructor: William H. Watson, PhD

Dates/Time & Location: Thursdays
Room B-7618: (11:00 am - 2:30 pm) - Oct. 27; Nov. 3 & 17; Dec. 8
Room B-7618: (12:00-2:30 pm) - Nov. 10
Romano Room (1-9041): (12:00-2:30 pm) - Oct. 20
Saunders Research Bldg Room 1-412: (11:00 am - 2:30 pm) - Dec. 1

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Human Development Across the Family Life Cycle

PSI 545 CRN 62434 (3.0 credit hours)

This course teaches family of origin theory and its role in clinical practice through the exploration of student’s own families of origin. Students will have the opportunity to present their own genograms as well as read the literature on transgenerational issues in family therapy.

Instructor: Carol Podgorski, PhD, LMFT

Dates/Time: Tuesdays, 6:15—8:30 pm
Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27
Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25
Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Dec. 6, 13

Location: Romano Room (1-9041)

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Couples Therapy

PSI 566 CRN 87254 (3.0 credit hours)

Couples Therapy will teach students couples therapy theory and technique using readings in the field and examination of videotape, role play experiences and other case material.

Instructor: Jenny Speice, PhD, LMFT

Dates/Time: Thursdays, 5:00-7:30 pm

Thursdays, 5:00-7:30 pm
September 8, 15, 22, 29
October 6, 13, 20, 27
November 3, 10, 17
December 1, 8
Location: Romano Room (1-9041)

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Family Therapy Research

PSI 572 CRN 80385 (3.0 credit hours)

In Family Therapy Research students will be introduced to quantitative and qualitative methods in family therapy research and will learn to critically examine and utilize research findings in clinical practice.

Instructor: Michelle Swanger-Gagne, Ph.D., NCSP
Dates/Time: Thursdays, 2:00-4:30 pm / *2:00-5:00 pm
Sept. 8, 15, *22,*29  
Oct. *6, *20,*27
Nov. 3, 10, 17
Dec. 1, 8

Location: Rivas Room (1-9031)

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PSI 584 & PSI 586: Master Projects

All matriculated master degree students, subject to advisor’s approval, will
complete a masters project which will be designed by the student in conjunction with his/her advisor and the Director. The focus of the project will be clinical, reflecting the student’s cumulative theoretical and clinical learning.

Masters Project I

PSI 584 (1.5 credit hours per semester)
Note: This course is open only to matriculated students in the Masters Program in Marriage and Family Therapy.

Instructors:
CRN 62480- Pieter le Roux, D. Litt et Phil, LMFT
CRN 62527- Carol Podgorski, PhD
CRN 62540- Tziporah Rosenberg, PhD
CRN 62499- Jenny Speice, PhD, LMFT
CRN 62501- William H. Watson, PhD

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Masters Project II

PSI 586 (1.5 credit hours per semester)
Note: This course is open only to matriculated students in the Masters Program in Marriage and Family Therapy, that have successfully completed MP I.

Instructors:
CRN 62574- Pieter le Roux, D Litt et Phil, LMFT
CRN 62611 Carol Podgorski, PhD
CRN 62633- Tziporah Rosenberg, PhD
CRN 62583- Jenny Speice, PhD, LMFT
CRN 62595- William H. Watson, PhD

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Clinical Practicum: Full-time

PSI 587 / CRN 62657
(0.0 credit hours per semester)

Clinical Practicum: Part-time

PSI 588 / CRN 62666
(0.0 credit hours per semester)

  • Scheduled Clinical Practicum for Advanced MS MFT Students only
    Instructors: Pieter Le Roux, Ph.D. & Tziporah Rosenberg, Ph.D.
    Dates/Time: Tuesdays, 1:00-3:00 pm
    September- 6, 13, 20, 27
    October - 4, 11, 18, 25
    November - 1, 8, 15, 29
    December 6
    Location: Room 1-9050

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