Institute for the Family

Spring 2011 Course Offerings

Begins: January 12, 2011
Ends: April 27, 2011

Spring 2011 Semester

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
 

PSI 587 & 588 Scheduled Clinical Practicum
(for 1st Year MS Students)

Instructors: P. le Roux & T. Rosenberg
1:00-3:00 pm

Start Date:
1/18/11
  PSI 574
Child Focused Family Therapy


Instructor:
O. Chiang
2:00-4:15 pm

Start Date: 1/13/11
 
  PSI 542
Clinical Assessment in Family Therapy

 
Instructor:
T. Rosenberg
3:30-5:45 pm

Start Date: 1/18/11
PSI 564
Family Law, Policy and Social Systems


Instructor:
S. Rousseau &
C. Cerulli
4:00-6:30 pm

Start Date: 1/12/11
PSI 570
Gender, Human Sexuality and Culture


Instructor:
P. le Roux
4:00-6:15 pm

Start Date: 1/13/11
 
        PSI 548
Family Therapy Ethics and Professional Practice


Instructor:
J. Speice
5:00-7:30 pm

Start Date: 1/13/11
 

Spring 2011 Course Listing for Masters Program in Marriage and Family Therapy

Master Program Tuition

  • Matriculated: $1, 234.00 (per credit hour)
  • Non-Matriculated: $690.00 (per credit hour)
  • Audit: $160.00 (per credit hour)

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

Registration and More Information

Spring 2011 course registration for all graduate students are due in the Offices for Graduate Education by November 30, 2010.
PLEASE NOTE: Registrations received after this date will result in a $150 late charge to the student’s account.

  • Current matriculated MS students: will receive registration materials and information in your student mail box. Please submit all documents to Diana Julian by Nov. 23rd, to ensure we can process and submit to OGE by the Nov. 30 deadline.
  • Non-matriculated students & Post-graduate Students: for more information on a course, or to have registration materials sent to you, please click here and complete our "Pre-Registration" form, or contact:

Diana Julian, Program Coordinator
University of Rochester
Psychiatry Dept. / Box: F & M
300 Crittenden Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14642
(585) 275-2532

  • Deadline November 30, 2010.
    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.

Spring 2011 MS MFT Course Descriptions

Group Therapy Group Supervision

PSI 459 / CRN 69678 / 2.0 credit hours
Course Fee: $1500/semester plus University of Rochester tuition

This course is available to group clinicians who are currently leading treatment groups. Participants present case and videotaped material of groups they facilitate in their practice. Group therapy is a unique medium for therapy, and specialized supervision and training related to group process is a requirement for certification. The course instructor is a Certified Group Psychotherapist, and class hours can be credited toward the 75-hour group supervision requirement of the National Registry of Certified Group Psychotherapists.

Instructor: Hope Quallo
Dates: January – May 2011
Time: Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Strong Ties

Training in Group Psychotherapy Supervision

PSI 469 / CRN 69680 / 2.0 credit hours
Course Fee: $1500/semester plus University of Rochester tuition

This course is available to senior clinicians who have met the requirements for group therapy certification and who are currently engaged in facilitating group supervision or clinical treatment groups. This course requires case presentation and participants will be required to participate in a supervision group experience. Participants are provided with an experiential opportunity to explore and integrate differences through learning about parallel processes in the supervisor, supervise, and patient group.

Instructor: Sherrie Smith, LCSW, CGP
Date: January – May 2011
Time: Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. – noon
Location: 4-9200 group room

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Clinical Assessment in Family Therapy

PSI 542 / CRN 60894 / 3.0 credit hours

This course prepares students for working with families through advanced readings in family therapy interviewing, role play, and videotape review of faculty and others. The course will also provide students with their first experience with supervised clinical work. Initially cases will be seen conjointly by the student and faculty and then seen in live supervision.

Instructor: Tziporah Rosenberg

Dates:
January 18, 25
February 1, *8, 15, 22
March 1, 15, 22, 29
April 5, **12, 19, 26

Time: Tuesdays, 3:30 – 5:45 p.m.
Location: Lyman C. Wynne Conference Room (G-9118)
*Classroom 1-8513 / ** Babigian Room (1-7023)

Family Therapy Ethics and Professional Practice

PSI 548 / CRN 60900/ 3.0 credit hours

In Ethics students will learn the AAMFT Ethical code expectations dealing with such issues as confidentiality, dual relationships, individuals and family welfare, etc. Relevant legal guidelines and professional practice standards are also reviewed. Students will also address personal issues related to the impact of values, beliefs, race, ethnicity on the practice of family therapy.

Instructor: Jenny Speice

Dates:
January 13, 20, 27
February 3, 10, 17, 24
March 3, 17, 24, 31
April 7, 21 (No class 4/14)

Time: Thursdays, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Romano Room (1-9041)

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Family Law, Policy and Social Systems

PSI 564 / CRN 69713/ 3.0 credit hours

Marriage and Family Therapy trainees (MFTTs) demonstrate their ability to work collaboratively and in an informed manner with legal professionals practicing in civil and criminal justice settings (Family Law Practice Attorneys, Judges, Public Defenders, Assistant District Attorneys, Private Bar Defense Attorneys, and Police Officers). Instruction is provided through readings about court structures, legal statutes, appropriate professional conduct and collaboration when MFTTs interface with the systems mentioned above, including a review of proper chart documentation. Role-plays, simulated court appearances, field experiences (Ride-A-Long with the police, observation of court in session, interviews), report writing and live supervision, as available, constitute the content of the course. The course attends to the scopes of practice, strengths, frustrations and barriers to helping families as experienced by these various professional groups—all of which affects clinical practice.

Instructor: Sally Rousseau and Catherine Cerulli

Dates:
January *12, 19, 26
February 2, 9, 16, 23
March 2, 16, 23, 30

Time: Wednesdays, 4:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: *Romano Room (1-9041) / Thaler Room (1-8136)

*Friday, TBA: Off-Site Mock Trial - Full day at Buffalo Law School

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Gender, Human Sexuality and Culture

PSI 570 / CRN 60911 / 3.0 credit hours

In this course student will learn the role that gender, race, ethnicity, class, sexual preference and cultural beliefs play in family development across the life cycle and in clinical practice.

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

Dates:
January 13, 20, 27
February 3, 10, 17, 24
March 3, 17, 24, 31
April 7, 14, 21

Time: Thursdays, 4:00 – 6:15 p.m.
Location: Thaler Room (1-8136)

Child-Focused Family Therapy

PSI 574 / CRN 60933 / 3.0 credit hours

In this course students will learn about child development including an overview of both normal and abnormal development. Students will also learn how to work with children clinically in the context of family therapy.

Instructor: Olivia Chiang, Psy.D.

Dates:
January 13, 20, 27
February 3, 10, 17, 24
March 3, 17, 24, *31
April *7, 14, 21

Time: Thursdays, 2:00 – 4:15 p.m.
Locations: Romano Room (1-9041) / *Rivas Room (1-9031)

Clinical Practicum Full-time

PSI 587 / CRN 61115

(0.0 credit hours per semester)

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Clinical Practicum Part-time

PSI 588 / CRN 61121

(0.0 credit hours per semester)

Scheduled Clinical Practicum

(for Matriculated 1st Year MS Students)

Instructors: Pieter le Roux & Tziporah Rosenberg

Dates:
January 18, 25
February 1, 8, 15, 22
March 1, 15, 22, 29
April 5, 12, 19, 26

Time: Tuesdays: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Family Conference Room (1-9050 & 1-9052)

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 60944 Pieter le Roux, D. Litt. et Phil.
CRN 61005 Carol Podgorski, Ph.D.
CRN 61018 Tziporah Rosenberg, Ph.D.
CRN 60982 Sally J. Rousseau, LMFT, MSW
CRN 60957 Jenny Speice, Ph.D.
CRN 60966 William H. Watson, Ph.D.

All 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 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 61036 Pieter le Roux, D. Litt. et Phil.
CRN 61091 Carol Podgorski, Ph.D.
CRN 61107 Tziporah Rosenberg, Ph.D.
CRN 61072 Sally J. Rousseau, LMFT, MSW
CRN 61047 Jenny Speice, Ph.D.
CRN 61054 William H. Watson, Ph.D.

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