Child and Adolescent Emphasis
Help Young People in Need
Required Emphasis Courses
- Human Growth and Development (Child and Adolescent Focus): This course provides an understanding of the nature and needs of persons at all developmental levels in a multicultural context, as well as implications for assessment and preventive and/or supportive intervention strategies. The course has an additional specific focus on child and adolescent development.
- Child and Adolescent Counseling and Psychotherapy: This course examines central issues in child and teen counseling and psychotherapy, including psychoanalytic, play, cognitive-behavioral, and behavioral treatment approaches. Emphasis is placed on the high-frequency problems for which children and adolescents enter therapy.