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2018 Fall Course Offerings

Begins: Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Ends:    Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays
   

PSI 539
Family Therapy Theory & Technique


9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instructor: J. Speice

PSI 541
Foundations of Clinical Practice in Family Therapy


1:00 - 5:00 pm

Instructor: K. Koberstein

PSI 560
Narrative and Integrative Approaches to Family Therapy

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Instructor: J. Speice

 

PSI 543
Psychopathology & Systems

 

12:00 - 4:00 pm

Instructor: J. Moore

PSI 545
Human Development Across the Life Cycle

 

4:00 - 8:00 pm

Instructor: C. Podgorski

   

Fall 2018 Course Listing

Master Program Tuition

How much is tuition?  Rates for 2018-19*

  • Full Time Matriculated (2 years – 6 semesters):  Flat fee of $12,468.00 per semester
  • Part time Matriculated:  $1,246.00 per credit hour
  • Non-matriculated:  $1,654.00 per credit hour (3.0 credit hours X $1654 = $4,962.00)
  • Audit: $190.00 (per credit hour) Instructors Permission Only

*The rates for 2018-2019 will be available July 1, 2018 and are subject to increase each year.

*See Bursar's Office and Financial Aid Office for more information.

Registration and More Information

Fall 2018 course registration for all graduate students are due in the Offices for Graduate Education by July 13, 2018.

  • Current Matriculated MS students: registration materials and information will be emailed to you. Please submit all documents to Training Program Secretary by July 18 to ensure we can process and submit to Office of Graduate Studies & Postdoctoral Affairs by the July 31 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 Boulevard
      Rochester, NY 14642
      (585) 275-2532

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 2018 Course Descriptions


Family Therapy Theory & Technique
 

PSI 539 CRN 80370 (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: Jenny Speice, Ph.D.

Thursdays, 9:00 am — 12:00 pm
September 6, 13, 20, 27
October 4, 11, 18, 25
November 1, 8, 15, 29
December 6

Location: Room 1-402, Saunders Research Building

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Foundations of Clinical Practice in Family Therapy


PSI 541 CRN 80388 (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: Kristin Koberstein, Ph.D.

Tuesdays - 1:00 - 5:00 pm
September 4, 11, 18, 25
October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
November 6, 13, 20, 27
December 4

Location: Room 1-402, Saunders Research Building

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Psychopathology and Systems
 

PSI 543 CRN 80397 (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: Jessica Moore, Ph.D.

Thursdays - 12:00 - 4:00 pm
September 6, 13, 20, 27
October 4, 11, 18, 25
November 1, 8, 15, 29
December 6

Location: Room 1-402, Saunders Research Building
             

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Human Development Across the Life Cycle
 

PSI 545 CRN 80401 (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, Ph.D.

Tuesdays, 4:00—8:00 pm
September 4, 11, 18, 25
October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
November 6, 13, 20, 27
December 4

Location: Bartlett Room (1-9043) 

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Narrative and Integrative Approaches to Family Therapy

PSI 560 CRN 80416 (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: Jenny Speice, Ph.D.

Wednesdays, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
September 5, 12, 19, 26
October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
November 7, 14, 21, 28
December 5

Location: Room 1-406 Saunders Research Building

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PSI 587 / CRN 80483
(6.0 credit hours per semester)

Clinical Practicum: Full-time - Matriculated Student Only

PSI 588 / CRN 80495

(3.0 credit hours per semester)

Clinical Practicum: Part-time - Matriculated Student Only



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