Curriculum

A foundation for improving children 
and adolescent mental health.

A foundation for improving children
and adolescent mental health.

Curriculum

The Master of Counselling Psychology: School Youth Concentration is a 55 credit hour program. Successful completion of this program includes the courses listed below.

  • Professional Development Seminar I & II
  • Social Justice Practicum I & II
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Introduction to Adlerian Psychology and Psychopathology
  • Basic Counselling Skills and Interventions
  • Pre-practicum Counselling Skills Lab
  • Research in Counselling Psychology
  • Ethical Practice in Counselling Psychology
  • Master's Practicum I & II
  • Master's Practicum Seminar I & II
  • Individual Appraisal for Counsellors in Practice
  • Theories of Psychotherapy
  • Multicultural Counselling for Diverse Populations
  • Biopsychosocial Bases of Health & Dysfunction
  • Effective Couple and Family Counselling
  • Structural and Sociocultural Bases of Health & Dysfunction
  • Trauma Theory and Practice
  • School Counselling and Consultation
  • Child Development and Counselling
  • Adolescent Development and Counselling
  • Master’s Clinical Qualifying Examination

Clinical Elective Course Options (Students select 2 of 5)

  • Introduction to Addictive Disorders
  • Lifestyle and Career Development 
  • Advanced Adlerian Psychotherapy 
  • Introduction to Sex Therapy
  • Introduction to Depth Psychology and Psychotherapy

Find course descriptions and more information in the Adler University course catalog.