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Diploma in Human Relations and Family Life Education (30 credits)

Offered by: Cont Educ - Education     Degree: Diploma Human Rel & Family Life Ed

Program Requirements

The Diploma in Human Relations and Family Life Education is designed for people who, though qualified to work in their respective professional domains, may wish to acquire auxiliary skills in basic human communication, group animation, and effective interviewing.

Required Courses (21 credits)

  • EDPC 501 Helping Relationships (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : A course in the basic principles of human relationships and communication skills, approached from a theoretical and experimental viewpoint. An emphasis will be given to training in basic listening skills, interviewing techniques, and the interpretation of non-verbal behaviour and communication.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Antonio Bernardelli (Fall)

    • Offered through Continuing Studies
  • EDPC 502 Group Processes and Individuals (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : A laboratory course in which participants observe individual dynamics within a group setting as well as understand the developmental phases of the group. Participants will be encouraged to experiment with their own behaviour, in order to increase their own awareness of functioning.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Monica Oala (Fall)

    • Offered through Continuing Education.
  • EDPC 503 Human Sexuality: Professionals (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Historical, biological, anthropological, psychological and sociological perspectives of human sexual development. Sexual dysfunctions and approaches to sex therapy. Attitudes toward sexuality held by professional helpers relative to their implications for the learning and teaching of human sexuality and sex therapy.

    Terms: Summer 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • EDPC 504 Practicum: Interviewing Skills (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : This course will enable students to become practitioners in the field of Applied Social Sciences. Theoretical principles of the helping relationship will be applied in particular situations. Demonstration, lecture, role-playing and psychodrama techniques will be used.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Alexandra Lerner (Winter)

    • Offered through Continuing Studies
    • Prerequisite: EDPC 501
  • EDPC 507 Practicum: Group Leadership Skills (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : The practical aspects of group leadership, group design and planning. Candidates will set up groups, conduct such groups over a number of sessions, and assess these groups according to the theoretical models covered in the prerequisite course.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Monica Oala (Winter)

    • Offered through Continuing Education.
    • Prerequisite: EDPC 502
  • EDPC 540 Foundation of Family Life Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : An examination of the psychological and sociological foundations of family life education tracing the evolution of theory, research and practice within this domain.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Monica Oala (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken EDPC 640
    • Offered through Continuing Education.
  • EDPE 560 Human Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : A review of current theory and knowledge of human development through the life cycle. Particular attention is given to emotional and social development. All major age-stages are considered. Emphasis is placed on the effects of interaction between individuals of these different age groupings.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Caroline Fitzpatrick (Winter)

    • Offered through Continuing Education.

Complementary Courses (9 credits)

9 credits from the following courses:

  • EDPC 505 Crisis Intervention Processes (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Instruction in the skills of working with crisis situations involving persons emotionally disturbed, suicidal, or alcoholic, and those who are on drugs or experiencing emotional trauma, as well as other problems. Attention will be given to identification of referral sources and the writing of reports.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Loris Peternelli (Fall)

    • Offered through Continuing Education.
  • EDPC 508 Seminar in Special Topics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Content will vary from year to year and will be announced prior to registration. The seminar may be given by a single instructor or by a group, as the occasion warrants.

    Terms: Summer 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Offered through Summer Studies.
  • EDPC 509 Individual Reading Course (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Supervised individual reading course on an approved subject.

    Terms: Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Ada L Sinacore, Steven Shaw (Winter)

    • Restriction: Permission of Program Director required
    • By arrangement with individual instructor.
  • EDPC 510 Family Life Education and Marriage (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : The contribution of central concepts of psychological theories and therapeutic systems to the understanding of marriage and relationships. Special attention will be given to gender and ethnicity issues in order to increase the sensitivity of students to the issues typically confronted in the modern marriage and family.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Monica Oala (Winter)

    • Offered through Continuing Education.
  • EDPC 511 Demystifying Death & Dying (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : The impact of death and dying on individuals, the family, the community and society.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Restriction: Open to U3 students or higher. Priority will be given to Educational and Psychology graduate, diploma and certificate students.
  • EDPE 564 Family Communication (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Family communication processes and interpersonal reactions in the context of marriage and the contemporary family will be considered. Attention will be given to role changes and the effect of crises on marital and family relationships.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • May be offered through Summer Studies
  • EDPE 595 Seminar in Special Topics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : The content of the seminar will vary from year to year and will be announced prior to registration. The seminar may be given by a single instructor or by a group, as the occasion warrants.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Restriction: Permission must be obtained from the Department before registration.
  • EDPE 596 Seminar in Special Topics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Seminar in selected topics in Educational and Counselling Psychology. The topic will vary from year and will be announced prior to registration.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Summer

In addition to the above, other complementary courses may be approved by the Program Director.

School of Continuing Studies—2012-2013 (last updated Apr. 29, 2013) (disclaimer)