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Master of Arts (M.A.); Counselling Psychology (Non-Thesis) — Project (45 credits)

Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych     Degree: Master of Arts

Program Requirements

Required Courses (42 credits)

  • EDPC 606 Theories of Intervention 1 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Phenomenological, cognitive, behavioural and developmental theories that bear on the interventions of counsellors, psychologists, and other practitioners.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Calli Armstrong (Fall)

  • EDPC 609 Psychological Testing 1 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : History of psychological testing, theoretical aspects of individual and group testing, validity, reliability, and test construction, basic theories of intelligence, and ethical and legal issues in testing. An introduction to tests of cognitive abilities, aptitude, personality, and interests, including the acquisition of basic skills needed to administer and interpret individual tests of cognitive abilities. Students taking courses which access the ECP Assessment Materials Resource Centre are required to pay an access fee as well as the cost of all consumables required per course. The fee is dependent on the number of consumables/protocols used in each class and is refundable during the withdrawal with full refund period.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Ronald William Stringer (Fall) Annett Korner (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Undergraduate-level course in psychological measurement and assessment
  • EDPC 615 Assessment and Diagnosis 1 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : An introduction to differential assessment and diagnosis for counsellors in educational and mental health settings. The clinical interview, the assessment process, the DSM-IV, relevant test instruments, diagnostic procedures, and development of treatment plans will be subjects of study. Models of record keeping and referral procedures will be reviewed.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Jonathan Petraglia (Fall)

  • EDPC 619 Research Project 1 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Development of a rationale for a research project supported by the research literature, articulation of a research question(s) related to the rationale, and proposal of a method to test the question(s).

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

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

  • EDPC 620 Research Project 2 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : The collection and analysis of data for the research project.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

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

    • Prerequisite: EDPC 619 Research Project 1
  • EDPC 621 Research Project 3 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : The development of a report of the results of the research project in the form of a manuscript suitable for publication.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

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

    • Prerequisite(s): EDPC 619 Research Project 1; EDPC 620 Research Project 2
  • EDPC 625 Clinic Practicum 1 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : A first level practicum in basic interviewing and helping skills and their application to a range of problems. Clients are seen in the McGill Psychoeducational and Counselling Clinic. Students taking courses which access the ECP Assessment Materials Resource Centre are required to pay an access fee as well as the cost of all consumables required per course. The fee is dependent on the number of consumables/protocols used in each class and is refundable during the withdrawal with full refund period.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Marilyn R Fitzpatrick, Shawna Atkins (Fall)

  • EDPC 626 Clinic Practicum 2 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : A second level practicum in basic interviewing and helping skills and their application to a range of problems. Clients are seen in the McGill Psychoeducational and Counselling Clinic. Students taking courses which access the ECP Assessment Materials Resource Centre are required to pay an access fee as well as the cost of all consumables required per course. The fee is dependent on the number of consumables/protocols used in each class and is refundable during the withdrawal with full refund period.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Marilyn R Fitzpatrick, Shawna Atkins (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDPC 625
  • EDPC 662 Career Psychology (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Contemporary career theories, and their relationship to career development, career assessment, career transition and workplace concerns are reviewed. Current issues related to career development across the life span with specific attention given to topics such as values, aptitudes, family, culture and societal contexts will be explored. Students taking courses which access the ECP Assessment Materials Resource Centre are required to pay an access fee as well as the cost of all consumables required per course. The fee is dependent on the number of consumables/protocols used in each class and is refundable during the withdrawal with full refund period.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Ada L Sinacore (Fall)

  • EDPC 682D1 Practicum: Psychological Testing (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Seminar and field practice in the administration and interpretation of educational and psychological tests including personality, within clinical and educational settings. Selection and evaluation of test instruments will be covered. Supervision of report writing and the ethical use of test information. Students taking courses which access the ECP Assessment Materials Resource Centre are required to pay an access fee as well as the cost of all consumables required per course. The fee is dependent on the number of consumables/protocols used in each class and is refundable during the withdrawal with full refund period. Students taking courses which access the ECP Assessment Materials Resource Centre are required to pay an access fee as well as the cost of all consumables required per course.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Ingrid Sladeczek, Ralph Kachanoff, Sarah-Jane Renaud, France Elizabeth Roberts (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: EDPC 609
    • Restriction: Open only to students in Counselling Psychology or School/Applied Child Psychology
    • Students must register for both EDPC 682D1 and EDPC 682D2
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both EDPC 682D1 and EDPC 682D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • EDPC 682D1 and EDPC 682D2 together are equivalent to EDPC 682
  • EDPC 682D2 Practicum: Psychological Testing (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : See EDPC 682D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: France Elizabeth Roberts, Ralph Kachanoff, Sarah-Jane Renaud, Ingrid Sladeczek (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDPC 682D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both EDPC 682D1 and EDPC 682D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • EDPC 682D1 and EDPC 682D2 together are equivalent to EDPC 682
  • EDPE 622 Multiculturalism and Gender (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Multicultural, multilingual and gender issues as they relate to the practising school and counselling psychologist. Implications and their impact in assessment, research, training, and intervention.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Lisa Spanierman, Emily Kerner (Winter)

    • Restriction: Open to School/ Applied Child and Counselling Psychology students only
  • EDPE 627 Professional Practice of Psychology (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Ethics and the professional and governmental structures regulating the practice of psychology in Quebec, Canada, and North America and their relation to the work of psychologists. Required for licensing as a psychologist.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Vera Romano (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 575 or equivalent
    • Restriction: Open only to students in M.A. (Thesis) Educational Psychology - School/Applied Child Psychology Stream Program, M.A. (Non-Thesis) Counselling Psychology - Project Program, and M.A. (Thesis) Counselling Psychology Program.
  • EDPE 676 Intermediate Statistics (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Analysis of variance, fixed, random and mixed effects, crossed and nested designs; regression models. Computer data processing using existing packages.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Nathan Smith (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 675 or equivalent.

Complementary Courses (3 credits)

3 credits from the following:

  • EDPE 682 Univariate/Multivariate Analysis (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : General linear model as a unified data analytic system for estimation and hypothesis testing that subsumes regression, analysis of variance, and analysis of covariance for single dependent variables. Introduction to generalizations involving multiple dependent (criterion) variables. Applications oriented toward education, educational psychology and counselling psychology. Experience with data-analysis tools.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Nathan Smith (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 676
  • EDPE 687 Qualitative Methods in Educational Psychology (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : The logics of design and selection of phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, case study and mixed design methods with emphasis on data analysis in light of issues of research purpose, epistemology, reliability and validity.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Jessica Ruglis (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: EDPE 605 or equivalent or permission of the instructor
Faculty of Education—2012-2013 (last updated Jan. 8, 2013) (disclaimer)