The required curriculum for the Certificate in Child and Adolescent Mental Health comprises a 12 semester credit sequence of courses. The certificate can be earned alone or as part of the M.A. in Counseling Psychology program.

PSYC609Therapeutic Play3
or PSYC613 Expressive Therapies with Children and Adolescents: Art, Play, Drama, Music
or PSYC621 Therapeutic Art and Play
PSYC623Individual and Group Microskills with Children and Adolescents3
PSYC625Child and Adolescent Psychopathology and Assessment3
PSYC645Intro to Family Systems3
or PSYC648 Individuals and Families in Cultural Context
Total Credits12

Sample Course Sequence

This example includes the courses for a hypothetical student that starts in the Fall Semester. 

First Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
PSYC6211 Therapeutic Art and Play3PSYC623 Individual and Group Microskills with Children and Adolescents3
 PSYC625 Child and Adolescent Psychopathology and Assessment3
 PSYC645 or 648 Intro to Family Systems or Individuals and Families in Cultural Context3
 3 9
Total Credits: 12
1

 or PSYC609 or PSYC613.