Institute for the Family

Summer 2010 Course Offerings

Begins: May 18, 2010
Ends: August 6, 2010

Summer 2010 Semester

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
PSI 492 Medical Family Therapy Intensive
1 week Intensive 3.0 credit course:
June 14th, 2010 - June 18th , 2010
Instructors: S. McDaniel & P leRoux
Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  PSI 562
Family Therapy Practice

CRN 17131 / 3.0 cr

Instructor: Podgorski

2:00 - 4:45pm

Classroom 1-8513
PSI 560
Narrative Approaches
to Family Therapy

CRN 17124 / 3.0 cr


2:00pm – 5:30 pm

Bartlett Room-1-9043

Summer 2010 Course Listing

Master Program Tuition

  • Matriculated: $1,184.00 (per credit hour)
  • Non-Matriculated: $660.00 (per credit hour)
  • Audit: $150.00 (per credit hour)

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

Registration and More Information

Summer 2010 course registration for all graduate students are due in the Offices for Graduate Education by May 3, 2010.

  • Current matriculated MS students: registration materials and information will be emailed to you. Please submit all documents to Training Program Secretary by April 29th to ensure we can process and submit to OGE by the May 1st deadline. Matriculated Students Registrations received after this date will result in a $150 late charge to the student’s account.
  • 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 , Training Program Secretary
    Dept. of Psychiatry – P.O. Box Psych
    (585) 275-2532

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Fall 2010 Course Descriptions

Medical Family Therapy Intensive

PSI 492 / 3.0 credit hours
CRN 17113 Matriculated MS Students

This week long intensive blends didactic and experiential methods to teach students how to work with families dealing with illness and how to collaborate with physicians from other health care professionals.

$600 (Plus University Tuition)

Co-Directors: Susan H. McDaniel, Ph.D. / Pieter le Roux, D. Litt. et Phil.

Dates: June 14 – 18, 2010
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: URMC, Louise Slaughter Conference Room (1-9555) / Natapow (1-9545)-June 16 only

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Narrative Approaches to Family Therapy

PSI 560 / CRN 17124 / 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 Phil.

May 26
June 2, 9, 23, 30
July 14, 21, 28
Aug 11

Time: Wednesdays, 2:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Bartlett Room: 1-9043

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Family Therapy Practice

PSI 562 / CRN 17131/ 3.0 credit hours

A continuation of Clinical Practice I, this course offers a live group supervision format as students conduct their first clinical sessions in a safe and instructional setting with an Approved Supervisor of AAMFT. Trainees develop a repertoire of technique and skill in the therapy room, while reviewing videotapes of their sessions for treatment planning purposes. Trainees participate collectively in case planning and debriefing.

Instructor: Carol Podgorski, Ph.D.

May 18, 25
June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
July 6, 13, 20, 27
Aug 3

Time: Tuesdays, 2:00 – 4:45 p.m.
Location: Classroom 1-8513

Please Note: There will aslo be a Clinical Lab on either Monday or Tuesday afternoon (4:30-6:30pm) as part of this course. Details will be posted in Blackboard.

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Masters Project I

PSI 584 (1.5 credit hours per semester)

CRN 17162 Pieter le Roux, D. Litt. et Phil.
CRN 17190 Carol Podgorski, Ph.D.
CRN 17204 Tziporah Rosenberg, Ph.D.
CRN 17210 Sally J. Rousseau, LMFT, MSW
CRN 17228 Jenny Speice, Ph.D.
CRN 17232 William H. Watson, Ph.D.

Masters Project II

PSI 586 (1.5 credit hours per semester)

CRN 17255 Pieter le Roux, D. Litt. et Phil.
CRN 17287 Carol Podgorski, Ph.D.
CRN 17293 Tziporah Rosenberg, Ph.D.
CRN 17307 Sally J. Rousseau, LMFT, MSW
CRN 17315 Jenny Speice, Ph.D.
CRN 17321 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.

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Clinical Practicum: Full-time

PSI 587 / 17342/(0.0 credit hours per semester)

Clinical Practicum: Part-time

PSI 588 / 17350 0.0 credit hours per semester)

Scheduled Clinical Practicum for 1st Year Students only:
Instructors: Pieter LeRoux, Ph.D. and Tziporah Rosenberg, Ph.D.

May 18, 25
June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
July 6, 13, 20, 27
August 3

Time: Tuesdays, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Family Conference Room (1-9082 & 1-9078)

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