Post-Graduate Certificate in Counseling Child & Ad
MCPY 668 - Play in Family Therapy
Examines theoretical foundations and the utilization of play in family therapy. Explores filial therapy techniques as well as other models of parent-child relational therapy with families from diverse populations and various presenting issues.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MCPY*635;
Cross listing(s): MFT 668.
MCPY 670 - Adv Play Therapy: Greif/Abuse/Trauma
Explores interdisciplinary theories of creativity and expressive arts as well as their therapeutic practices in the use of imagery, storytelling, dance, music, psychodrama, poetry, writing, movement, dream work and visual arts.
Pre-requisite: MCPY*635 AND MCPY*678
MCPY 677 - Counseling Pre-Adolescents & Adolescents
Examines theories and techniques specific to developmental needs of pre-adolescents and adolescents (ages 11-18). Emphasizes individual and systemic approaches to prevention, assessment, counseling techniques, and consultation skills that pertain to pre-adolescents and adolescents.
MCPY 678 - Introduction to Play Therapy
Includes a historical and theoretical basis of play therapy. Emphasizes various theoretical approaches and philosophical foundations regarding the process of play therapy. Experiential methods, role-plays, and supervision of non-clinical play therapy cases are incorporated.
MCPY 679 - Sandtray Therapy Techniques
Introduces the use of Sandtray techniques for use with individuals and families. Exploration of theory, applications, stages, and ethical issues. Emphasizes depth, Humanistic and Relational/Cultural approaches. Didactic and experiential methods used. NOTE: MACP Program students only.
MFT 650 - Family Origins and Life Cycles
An in-depth study of family life cycle including adult development. The impact of transitions such as career, marriage, divorce, and death at different stages of the family life cycle as guides to therapeutic understanding.