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2022 Spring Course Offerings

Begins: Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Ends:    Thursday, April 27, 2022

        Tuesdays              Wednesdays            Thursdays

PSI 564
Family Law, Policy &

Social Systems
9:00-11:45 am
Start Date: 1/18

Instructor: 
Goodman   

PSI 570 Intersection of Race, Gender, Sexuality and 
Other Cultural Identities in Clinical Practice


9:00-11:45 am
Start Date: 1/12

Instructor:
Speice

PSI 574
Child Focused
Family Therapy

9:00-11:30 am
Start Date: 1/13

Instructor:
Swanger-Gagne

PSI 542
Clinical Assessment in
Family Therapy

12:30-4:30 pm
  Start Date: 1/18

Instructor: 
Koberstein  

 

PSI 548
Family Therapy Ethics
& Professional Practice

12:15-3:00 pm
Start Date: 1/13

Instructor:
Speice

 

Spring 2022 Course Listing for Masters Program in Marriage and Family Therapy

Master Program Tuition

How much is tuition?  Rates for 2021-2022*

  • The 2021-2022 matriculated graduate credit hour rate is $1,818 with generous scholarships for MS MFT clinical matriculated students who are not UR employees.
  • *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 2022 Registration

Current & Incoming Master Students:  Registration is now on-line; Matriculated Master Students, begins on November 1, 2021 and Non-Matriculated & New Master Students December 1, 2021.  Registration deadline January 12, 2022

If you have any questions, contact the Administrative Team at MFT@URMC.Rochester.edu 

Spring 2022 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

Start Date: January 18, 2022
Tuesdays, 12:30 - 4:30 pm
Location: 1-412, SRB 

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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.

Start Date: January 13, 2022
Thursdays, 12:15 - 3:00 pm 
Location: 1-412, SRB

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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.

Start Date: January 18, 2022
Tuesdays, 9:00 - 11:45 am
Location: 1-406, SRB

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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.  

Start Date: January 12, 2022
Wednesdays, 9:00 - 11:45 am 
Location: 1-412, SRB

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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: Michelle Swanger-Gagne, Ph.D., NCSP

Start Date: January 13, 2022
Thursdays, 9:00 - 11:30 am
Location: 1-406, SRB

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