Institute for the Family

Fall 2014 Course Offerings

Begins: Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Ends:    Friday, December 12, 2014

Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays


Clincial Group

(Weekly)

1:00-2:00 pm

Instructor: T. Rosenberg

PSI 560
Narrative and Integrative Approaches to Family Therapy

 

9:00 am - 11:30 pm

Instructor: P. le Roux

PSI 539
Family Therapy Theory & Technique

 

9:00 - 11:30 am

Instructor: P. le Roux

PSI 541
Foundations of Clinical Practice in Family Therapy


2:30-5:00 pm

Instructor: T. Rosenberg


Clincial Group

(Weekly)

1:00-2:00 pm

Instructor: T. Rosenberg

PSI 543
Psychopathology & Systems

 

12:00-2:30 pm

Instructor: J. Speice

PSI 545
Human Development Across the Life Cycle

 

5:30-8:00 pm

Instructor: C. Podgorski


Reflection Group

(Monthly)

8:00-9:00 am

Instructor: P. le Roux

 

Fall 2014 Course Listing

Master Program Tuition

  • Matriculated

    Full-time MS Students Matriculating in Fall 2014 - Summer 2016
    Flat Fee of $32,625 per year - applies to 6 terms (2 years) required to complete the program

    Part-time MS Students Matriculating beginning Fall 2014: $1087 per credit hour
    - Subject to increase every 2 years

  •      Audit: $176.00 (per credit hour) Permission from Professor

Registration and More Information

Fall 2014 course registration for all graduate students are due in the Offices for Graduate Education by July 31, 2014.

  • Current Matriculated MS students: registration materials and information will be emailed to you. Please submit all documents to Training Program Secretary by July 25 to ensure we can process and submit to Office of Graduate Studies & Postdoctoral Affairs by the July 31st 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: Fam & Marr
      300 Crittenden Blvd.
      Rochester, NY 14642
      (585) 275-2532
    • Please submit all documents to Training Program Secretary by July 25th to ensure we can process and submit to GEPA by the July 31st 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 2014 Course Descriptions

Family Therapy Theory & Technique

PSI 539 CRN 67407 (3.0 credit hours)

The Family Therapy Theory and Technique will provide an overview of the major theories and clinical approaches in Marriage and Family Therapy. The course complements the Foundations of Clinical Practice in Family Therapy (PSI 541) and the Human Development Across the Family Life Cycle (PSI 545) course.

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

Dates/Time: Thursdays, 9:00 — 11:30 am
September 4, 11, 18, *25
October 2, 16, *23, 30
November 6, 13, 20
December 4, 11

Location: Saunders Research Bldg, Room 1-406 / *Room 1-402

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Foundations of Clinical Practice in Family Therapy

PSI 541 CRN 67415 (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 - 2:30-5:00 pm
Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28
Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25

Location: Saunders Research Bldg, Room 1-412

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Psychopathology and Systems

PSI 543 CRN 67421 (3.0 credit hours)

This course will review the basic issues in understanding major psychopathology from a variety of theoretical perspectives. A secondary focus will be on applying the concepts from the fields of abnormal psychology and psychopathology to the clinical situation, with particular stress on diagnostic interviewing in family therapy.  Students will learn traditional diagnostics and psychopathology within a systems framework.

Instructor: Jenny Speice, PhD

Dates/Time: Thursdays - 12:00-2:30 pm
Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25
Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Nov. 6, 13, 20
Dec. 4

Location: Helen Wood Hall, The Loretta C. Ford Hall - Room 1W501

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Human Development Across the Life Cycle

PSI 545 CRN 67439 (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, 5:30—8:00 pm
Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28
Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25

Location: Bartlett Room (1-9041)

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Narrative and Integrative Approaches to Family Therapy

PSI 560 CRN 67442 (3.0 credit hours)

Narrative will focus on the use of language, storytelling, metaphor and the construction of meaning in family therapy and in the life of the therapist. Students will review cutting edge literature from multiple disciplines interested in how language and storytelling shape people's lives.

Instructor: Pieter le Roux, D. Litt. et Phill, LMFT

Dates/Time: Wednesdays, 9:00 - 11:30 am
September *3, 10, **17, 24
October 1, 15, 22, 29
November 5, ***12, 19
December *3, 10

Location: Helen Wood Hall, The Lorretta C. Ford Hall - room 1W509 / *Saunders Research Bldg, room 1-412 / **SRB room 1-404 / ***HWH room 1W510

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PSI 584 Master Project

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

PSI 584 (3.0 credit hours per semester)
Note: This course is open only to matriculated students in the Masters Program in Marriage and Family Therapy.

Instructors:
CRN 67533 Aubree Guiffee, Ph.D.
CRN 67473 Pieter le Roux, D. Litt et Phil
CRN 67500 Carol Podgorski, PhD
CRN 67525 Ellen Poleshuck, Ph.D.
CRN 67511 Tziporah Rosenberg, PhD
CRN 67484 Jenny Speice, PhD
CRN 67544 Michelle Swanger-Gagne, Ph.D.
CRN 67496 William H. Watson, PhD

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Clinical Practicum: Full-time

PSI 587 / CRN 67557
(6.0 credit hours per semester)

Clinical Practicum: Part-time

PSI 588 / CRN 67566
(3.0 credit hours per semester)

 

Clinical Group

Tuesdays, 1:00-2:00 pm
Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28
Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25
Dec. 2, 9
Location: Room 1-9082

Clinical Group

Wednesdays, 1:00-2:00 pm
Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24
Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26
Dec. 3, 10
Location: Room 1-9082

Reflection Group - Monthly

Wednesdays, 8:00-9:00 am
September 17 - SRB, room 1-404
October 15 - HWH, room 1W509
November 12 - HWH, room 1W510
December 17 - SRB, room 1-402
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