Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.); School/Applied Child Psychology

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Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

Thesis

A thesis for the doctoral degree must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.

Required Courses (18 credits)

  • EDPC 714 Theory / Models: Family Therapy (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : For doctoral students in Counselling and School Psychology. Theoretical and therapeutic models in family therapy, core concepts and their relevance for application, intervention strategies, the child in family context, impact on school performance.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Jack Destefano (Fall)

  • EDPE 625 Practicum 1: School Psychology (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Clinic experiences (normally 8-10 hours/week) (a) conducting assessment batteries, (b) interpreting assessment findings and developing intervention plans, (c) providing remedial services for specific learning domains and practical recommendations, (d) acquiring skills in group intervention techniques. Weekly case review and student progress meetings.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Tamara Lisa Glen Soles (Fall)

  • EDPE 626 Practicum 2: School Psychology (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Clinic experiences (normally 8-10 hours/week) building upon EDPE 625: (a) conducting assessment batteries, (b) interpreting assessment findings and developing intervention plans, (c) providing remedial services for specific learning domains and practical recommendations, (d) acquiring skills in group intervention techniques. Weekly case review and student progress meetings. May continue to the end of the public school year.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Tamara Lisa Glen Soles (Winter)

  • EDPE 708 Comprehensive Examination

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : A four-part evaluation which is normally taken at the end of the Ph.D. 2 year. A detailed description of the examination is provided to all students.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

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

  • EDPE 710 Consultation in School Psychology (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Open only to students in School/Applied Child Psychology and with permission, Counselling Psychology and Special Populations Major. A clinical course on the use of consultation in educational and school-related settings. Topics include: consultation theory, the process of evaluations of the consultation process and outcomes, critical study of relevant research and practice. Includes problem identification, problem analysis, treatment implementation, and treatment evaluation of one case.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Ada L Sinacore (Fall)

  • EDPE 712 Neurological Bases of Behaviour (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Development of human brain structure and function related to sensory, motor, emotional, perceptual, cognitive, and linguistics skills. Neuroanatomy and neurophysiology relevant to neuropsychological function, dysfunction, rehabilitation. Psychopharmacological influences.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Armando Bertone (Winter)

  • EDPH 689 Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Collegial) : Students will develop an understanding of teaching and learning as a process in which instruction is based on the learning to be accomplished. Students will design, develop, and evaluate a university course of their choice, and will develop facility and confidence in using teaching methods appropriate to their domains.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Susan Kerwin-Boudreau, Dianne Bateman (Fall) Susan Kerwin-Boudreau, Dianne Bateman (Winter) Dianne Bateman (Summer)

Complementary Courses (12 credits)

Students must select two of these three practicum settings:

  • EDPE 721 School Psychology: Elementary (6 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Open only to Ph.D. students in School/Applied Child Psychology. Field experience. Two days or 16 hours per week supervised by faculty members and a field supervisor in a school providing elementary education. Weekly class meetings. Students must also register for either EDPE 722 or EDPE 723 in the same academic year.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Jeffrey L Derevensky (Fall) Jeffrey L Derevensky (Winter)

  • EDPE 722 School Psychology: Secondary (6 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Open only to Ph.D. students in School/Applied Child Psychology. Field experience. Two days or 16 hours per week supervised by faculty members and a field supervisor in a school providing secondary education. Weekly class meetings. Students must also register for either EDPE 721 or EDPE 723 in the same academic year.

    Terms: Summer 2013, Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Jeffrey L Derevensky (Fall) Jeffrey L Derevensky (Winter)

  • EDPE 723 School Psychology: Community (6 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Open only to Ph.D. students in School/Applied Child Psychology. Field experience. Two days or 16 hours per week supervised by faculty members and a field supervisor in an educationally relevant community or institutional setting. Weekly class meetings. Students must also register for either EDPE 721 or EDPE 722 in the same academic year.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Jeffrey L Derevensky (Fall) Jeffrey L Derevensky (Winter)

Internship (24 credits)

  • EDPE 725 Internship 1 - School Psychology (12 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Open only to Ph.D. students in School/Applied Child Psychology. A 2 1/2 day, 10- to 12-month supervised internship (minimum 600 hours) including assessment and diagnosis normally in a school-based setting. This also includes group supervision to discuss cases that arise in internship settings. May be combined with EDPE 726 in a single full-time year long internship; this full-time pattern is typical in accredited sites.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Jeffrey L Derevensky (Fall) Jeffrey L Derevensky (Winter)

  • EDPE 726 Internship 2 - School Psychology (12 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Open only to Ph.D. students in School/Applied Child Psychology. A 2 1/2 day, 10- to 12-month supervised internship (minimum 600 hours) including assessment and diagnosis normally in an educationally relevant community-based centre (e.g., hospital, clinic), group supervision, case discussions. May be combined with EDPE 725 in a single full-time year long internship; this full-time pattern is typical in accredited sites.

    Terms: Winter 2013, Fall 2012

    Instructors: Jeffrey L Derevensky (Winter) Jeffrey L Derevensky (Fall)

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