MS - Child Trauma & Play Therapy Concentration

College

  • East Falls Campus
  • College of Health Professions

Degree Earned

  • Master of Science

Program Length
2 years

Program Type

  • Hybrid

Prerequisites
Bachelor Degree 
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Program Leadership

Name: Jeanne Felter, PhD, LPC
Position: Chair, Department of Counseling & Behavioral Health

Program Leadership

Name: Kirby Wycoff, PsyD, EdM, MPH, NCSP
Position: Program Director

Contact

Name: Sheryl Cooley
Position: Administrative Assistant

Curriculum

YEAR 1

Pre-Fall

Foundations of Trauma Counseling

 

Fall

Orientation to the Counseling Profession
Psychopathology
Advanced Counseling Theory and Practice
Pre-Practicum

 

Spring

Human Growth and Development
Neurobiology of Trauma
Social and Cultural Diversity
Practicum I

 

Summer

Group Work in Community and Trauma Counseling/ Experiential Group
Foundations Trauma and Addictive BehaviorAttachment Family Therapy
Research and Evaluation

YEAR 2

Pre-Fall

Career Development

 

Fall

Advanced Clinical Interventions in Trauma Counseling I
Internship I
Foundations of Child Centered Play*
Childhood Trauma and Play Therapy*

 

Spring


Assessment in Counseling
Internship II
Historically significant approaches: directive play therapy*
Integrative Seminar: Intersectionality and Play Therapy*

*These courses contribute to play therapy specific hours of education for students seeking the Registered Play Therapist™ credential