Courses

To earn the Master of Arts in Applied Child & Adolescent Psychology: Prevention & Treatment, you must complete 46 credits. This consists of 35 credits of coursework and 11 credits of a clinical practicum carried out in a community-based setting.

Course Sequence — Full-Time Students

The course schedule below applies to students entering the program in summer quarter 2019 and after.

Summer Quarter (A Term)

PSYCAP 532: Principles of Assessment & Behavior Change
PSYCAP 526: Evidence-Based Practices in Counseling Settings: Parenting Interventions

Summer Quarter (B Term)

PSYCAP 510: Conceptual Foundations of Developmental Psychopathology: Risk & Protective Factors
PSYCAP 516: Approaches to Child & Adolescent Treatment

Late Summer (Intensive)

PSYCAP 534: Counseling Skills With Individuals & Families
PSYCAP 518: Ethics & Law in Clinical Settings: Children, Adolescents & Families

Autumn Quarter

PSYCAP 514: Child & Adolescent Psychopathology: Assessment & Diagnosis
PSYCAP 524: Evidence-Based Practices: CBT for Anxiety & Trauma-Focused CBT
PSYCAP 560: Practicum Course in Applied Child & Adolescent Psychology: Prevention & Treatment

Winter Quarter

PSYCAP 522: Evidence-Based Practices: Extreme & Complex Cases
PSYCAP 530: Evidence-Based Practices in Counseling Settings: Trauma-Focused CBT
PSYCAP 528: Multicultural Issues in Counseling Settings: Children, Adolescents & Families
PSYCAP 560: Practicum Course in Applied Child & Adolescent Psychology: Prevention & Treatment

Spring Quarter

PSYCAP 512: Social & Emotional Development
PSYCAP 560: Practicum Course in Applied Child & Adolescent Psychology: Prevention & Treatment

Summer Quarter

PSYCAP 520: Critical Thinking About Research (A Term)
PSYCAP 560: Practicum Course in Applied Child & Adolescent Psychology: Prevention & Treatment

Course Sequence — Part-Time Students

The course schedule below applies to students entering the program in summer quarter 2019 and after.

Year One

Summer Quarter (A Term)

PSYCAP 532: Principles of Assessment & Behavior Change
PSYCAP 526: Evidence-Based Practices in Counseling Settings: Parenting Interventions

Summer Quarter (B Term)

PSYCAP 510: Conceptual Foundations of Developmental Psychopathology: Risk & Protective Factors
PSYCAP 516: Approaches to Child & Adolescent Treatment

Late Summer (Intensive)

PSYCAP 534: Counseling Skills With Individuals & Families

Autumn Quarter

PSYCAP 514: Child & Adolescent Psychopathology: Assessment & Diagnosis
PSYCAP 524: Evidence-Based Practices: CBT for Anxiety & Trauma-Focused CBT

Winter Quarter

PSYCAP 522: Evidence-Based Practices: Extreme & Complex Cases
PSYCAP 530: Evidence-Based Practices in Counseling Settings: Trauma-Focused CBT

Spring Quarter

PSYCAP 512: Social & Emotional Development

Summer Quarter

PSYCAP 520: Critical Thinking About Research (A Term)

Year Two

Late Summer (Intensive)

PSYCAP 518: Ethics & Law in Clinical Settings: Children, Adolescents & Families

Autumn Quarter

PSYCAP 560: Practicum Course in Applied Child & Adolescent Psychology: Prevention & Treatment

Winter Quarter

PSYCAP 528: Multicultural Issues in Counseling Settings: Children, Adolescents & Families
PSYCAP 560: Practicum Course in Applied Child & Adolescent Psychology: Prevention & Treatment

Spring Quarter

PSYCAP 560: Practicum Course in Applied Child & Adolescent Psychology: Prevention & Treatment

Summer Quarter

PSYCAP 560: Practicum Course in Applied Child & Adolescent Psychology: Prevention & Treatment

 

Select courses may also be available for single course enrollment.