Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents   [Archived Catalog]
2011-2012 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Addendum

PY 579 - Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents

Prerequisite(s): PY 437  and PY 462  and PY 464  and PY 466  and PY 468 . This course examines the relevant therapeutic and developmental considerations encountered in psychotherapy with children and adolescents. In addition to a survey of the major theoretical approaches and the basic techniques of child and adolescent psychotherapy, topics considered include working with parents and schools, the importance of the context or referral and treatment, and the relationship between a child’s developmental stage and therapeutic activities and goals. (2 credits)