Students with a variety of professional goals find the Child & Adolescent concentration extremely useful. It provides a thorough foundation for understanding children and youth in the context of their social, academic, family and physical environments. Students examine children and their families in terms of human development and processes of change. Practicum experiences include assessment, individual therapy, group therapy, consultation, family therapy and psycho-educational groups.
The Child and Adolescent concentration comprises the following courses plus practicum at approved child and adolescent sites.
• Advanced Child and Adolescent Therapy
• Child Assessment
• Child & Adolescent Group Therapy
• Special Topic
• Practicum in Child & Adolescent Psychology
• Thesis and/or Doctoral Project in Related Area
[Family Intervention or Pediatric Neuropsychology is recommended but not required for Child and Adolescent concentration.]