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Masters of Science - Fall 2016 Course Offerings

Begins: Monday, August 31, 2016
Ends:   Friday, December 9, 2016

Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays
  Reflection Group
 

8:00 - 9:00 am

Instructor: P. le Roux

PSI 539
Family Therapy Theory & Technique


8:30 - 11:00 am

Instructor: P. le Roux

PSI 541
Foundations of Clinical Practice in Family Therapy


2:30 - 5:00 pm

Instructor: T. Rosenberg

PSI 560
Narrative and Integrative Approaches to Family Therapy

9:00 am - 11:30 pm

Instructor: P. le Roux

 

PSI 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

   

Fall 2016 Course Listing

Master Program Tuition

How much is tuition?  Rates for 2016-17*

  • Full Time Matriculated (2 years – 6 semesters):  Flat fee of $11,535.00 per semester
  • Part time Matriculated:  $1,153.00 per credit hour
  • Non-matriculated:  $1538 per credit hour (3.0 credit hours X $1538 = $4,614.00)
  • Audit: $176.00 (per credit hour) Instructors permission only

*The rates for 2016-2017 will be available July 2016 and are subject to increase each year.

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

Registration and More Information

Fall 2016 course registration for all graduate students are due in the Offices for Graduate Education by July 31, 2016.

  • Current Matriculated MS students: registration materials and information will be emailed to you. Please submit all documents to Training Program Secretary by July 22 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 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 2016 Course Descriptions
 

Family Therapy Theory & Technique

PSI 539 CRN 76807 (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

Thursdays, 8:30 — 11:00 am
September 8, 15, 22, 29
October 6, 13, 20, 27
November 3, 10, 17
December 1, 8

Location: Saunders Research Building, Room 1-410

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Foundations of Clinical Practice in Family Therapy

PSI 541 CRN 76815 (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

Tuesdays - 2:30 - 5:00 pm
September 6, 13, 20, 27
October 4, 11, 18, 25
November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
December 6

Location: Saunders Research Building, Room 3-432

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Psychopathology and Systems

PSI 543 CRN 76821 (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

Thursdays - 12:00 - 2:30 pm
September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
October 6, 13, 20, 27
November 3, 10, 17
December 1, 8

Location: Current room scheduled
             

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Human Development Across the Life Cycle

PSI 545 CRN 76839 (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

Tuesdays, 5:30—8:00 pm
September 6, 13, 20, 27
October 4, 11, 18, 25
November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
December 6

Location: Romano Room (1-9041)

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Narrative and Integrative Approaches to Family Therapy

PSI 560 CRN 76842 (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., LMFT

Wednesdays, 9:00 - 11:30 am
September 7, 14, 21, 28
October 5, 19, 26
November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
December 7

No Class on October 12.

Location: Saunders Research Building, Room 3-432

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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

CRN#76909 Aubree Guiffee, Ph.D.
CRN#76850 Pieter le Roux, D. Litt et Phil
CRN#76884 Carol Podgorski, PhD
CRN#76896 Tziporah Rosenberg, PhD
CRN#76868 Jenny Speice, PhD
CRN#76914 Michelle Swanger-Gagne, Ph.D.
CRN#76873 William H. Watson, PhD


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PSI 587 / CRN 76923
(6.0 credit hours per semester)

Clinical Practicum: Full-time

PSI 588 / CRN 76937

(3.0 credit hours per semester)

Clinical Practicum: Part-time

Reflection Group (Monthly)

Wednesdays, 8:00-9:00 am (Clinical Practicum Only)
September 21
October 19
November 16
December 21

Location: SRB, Room 3-432

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