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2021 Spring Course Offering

Begins: Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Ends:    Thursday, April 29, 2021

        Tuesdays              Wednesdays            Thursdays

PSI 564
Family Law, Policy &

Social Systems
9:00-11:45 am
Start Date: 1/19

Instructor: Goodman   


 

PSI 574
Child Focused
Family Therapy

9:00-11:30 am
Start Date: 1/14

Instructor: Chiang

PSI 542
Clinical Assessment in
Family Therapy

12:30-4:30 pm
  Start Date: 1/19

Instructor: Koberstein  

PSI 570

Intersection of Race, Gender, 
Sexuality and Other Cultural
Identities in Clinical Practice


9:00-11:45 am
Start Date: 1/13

Instructor: Speice

PSI 548
Family Therapy Ethics
& Professional Practice

12:15-3:00 pm
Start Date: 1/14

Instructor: Speice

 

Spring 2021 Course Listing for Masters Program in Marriage and Family Therapy

Master Program Tuition

How much is tuition?  Rates for 2021-2022*

  • Full Time Matriculated (2 years – 6 semesters):  Annually of $40,140.00 per term
  • Part time Matriculated:  $1,338.00 per credit hour
  • Non-matriculated:  $1,784.00 per credit hour (3.0 credit hours X $1784 = $5,352.00)
  • Audit: $190.00 (per credit hour) Instructors Permission Only 

    *The rates for 2021-2022 will be available July 1, 2021 and are subject to increase each year.

University of Rochester employees should contact HR about the tuition benefit program.

*The rates for 2021-2022 will be available July 1, 2021 and are subject to increase each year.

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

Spring 2021 Registration

Current & Incoming Master Students:  Registration is now on-line; Matriculated Master Students, begins on November 16, 2020 and Non-Matriculated & New Master Students December 2, 2020.  Registration deadline January 12, 2021

If you have any questions, contact Phylliss Paeth, Administrative Assistant, via email  Phylliss_Paeth@urmc.rochester.edu 
 

Spring 2021 MS MFT Course Descriptions

Clinical Assessment in Family Therapy
PSI 542 / 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: Kristin Koberstein, MA, LMFT

Tuesdays, 12:30 - 4:30 pm
January 19, 26
February 2, 16, 23
March 2, 9, 16, 23
April 6, 13, 20, 27

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Family Therapy Ethics and Professional Practice
PSI 548 / 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, and ethnicity on the practice of family therapy.
Instructor: Jenny Speice, Ph.D.

Thursdays, 12:15 - 3:00 pm 
Jan 14, 21, 28
Feb 4, 11, 18, 25 
Mar 4, 18, 25
Apr 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

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Family Law, Policy and Social Systems
PSI 564 / 3.0 credit hours
Marriage and Family Therapy trainees (MFTT's) 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 MFTT's 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: Jessica Goodman, Ph.D.

Tuesdays, 9:00 - 11:45 am
January 19, 26
February 2, 16, 23
March 2, 9, 16, 23
April 6, 13, 20, 27


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Intersection of Race, Gender, Sexuality, and other Cultural Identities in Clinical Practice
PSI 570 / 3.0 credit hours (Instructor's Permission Only)
In this course students 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: Jenny Speice, Ph.D.  

Wednesdays, 9:00 - 11:45 am 
January 13, 20, 27                                                            
February 3, 10, 17, 24
March 3, 17, 24, 31                                                               
April 7, 14, 21, 28


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Child-Focused Family Therapy
PSI 574 / 3.0 credit hour
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.

Thursdays, 9:00 - 11:30 am
Jan 14, 21, 28
Feb 4, 11, 18, 25 
Mar 4, 18, 25
Apr 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

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