College of Education and Human Services
Curriculum

General Approach
The Ed.S., Marriage and Family Therapy program provides students with the theoretical background and experiential training necessary to develop professional qualifications as couple and family therapists.
 
Coursework:

Degree Requirements (39 credits minimum)

                            
CPSY 6102
Psychology of Human Development  
CPSY 7101
Research Methods  
CPSY 7610
Human Sexuality I  
CPSY 7615
Gender and Ethnicity in Families  
CPSY 7620
Seminar in Systemic Therapies  
CPSY 7621
Couple and Family Systems Techniques I  
CPSY 7622
Couple and Family Systems Techniques II  
CPSY 8011
Seminar on Ethical and Legal Issues: A Systemic Approach  
CPSY 8517
Seminar on Psychopathology and Systemic Diagnoses  
CPSY 8800
Seminar: Contemporary Issues in Marriage & Family Therapy (as elective)  
CPSY 8801
Foundations of Assessment and Treatment in Systems  
CPSY 9880
Internship in Couple and Family Therapy I  
CPSY 9881
Internship in Couple and Family Therapy II  
 
The prerequisites for the Ed.S. are CPSY 6601 (Couple and Family Dynamics: Systemic Perspectives) and CPSY 6103 (Abnormal Psychology).

Note: All classes are 3 credits unless otherwise indicated.

Program Director:
Ben Beitin, Ph.D.

(973) 761-9451
ben.beitin@shu.edu

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