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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.); Counselling Psychology

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

Program Requirements

For more information, see http://www.mcgill.ca/study/2013-2014/faculties/education/graduate/gps_ed....

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 (30 credits)

  • EDPC 701 Comprehensive Examination

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : An examination that must be passed by all doctoral candidates in order to continue in the doctoral program.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

  • EDPC 702 Assessment & Diagnosis 2 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Advanced assessment and diagnosis for psychologists.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDPC 615
  • 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 2014

    Instructors: Jack Destefano (Fall)

  • EDPC 720 Consultation and Program Evaluation (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Review and critique of current theories of consultation and program development. Focus is on application and strategies in the consultation process.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Ingrid Sladeczek (Fall)

  • EDPC 780 Supervision (6 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Instruction and practice in models and techniques of clinical supervision.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Jack Destefano (Fall) Jack Destefano (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): EDPC625, EDPC 626, EDPC 782
    • Restriction: For Ph.D. students in Counselling Psychology and, with permission, in School/Applied Child Psychology.
  • EDPC 782 Doctoral Field Experience (6 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : A 2-day/week, 2-term (minimum 500 hours) doctoral practicum integrating research, theory, and supervised practica to provide a perspective for clinical work within the field of counselling psychology. Skill development in counselling intervention, assessment, treatment plans, etc. Clientele will be individuals, families, and groups with a variety of concerns.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Jack Destefano (Fall) Jack Destefano (Winter)

    • Corequisite: EDPC 780
  • EDPC 786 Proposal Preparation and Defense (6 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Preparation and defense of a dissertation proposal that surveys relevant literature, develops a research question(s), identifies a methodology to test the question, and outlines the limitations and implications of the proposed work.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): EDPC 697, EDPC 698, EDPC 699
  • EDPE 712 Neurological Bases of Behaviour Across Lifespan (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Neurobiological changes specific to developmental, learning, psychiatric and neurodegenerative conditions with clinical onset across the lifespan examined within environmental and psychosocial contexts. Uses of current neuromodulatory and pharmacological remediation discussed in addition to clinical/educational intervention.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Armando Bertone (Winter)

Required Internship (24 credits)

  • EDPC 795 Pre-doctoral Internship (24 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Supervised internship (minimum 1600 hours). Study, observation, assessment and diagnosis, and practice in counselling psychology settings.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: all doctoral coursework
    • Note 1: Group seminar and individual conferences. May be accumulated over two years.

Complementary Courses (6 credits)

6 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 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 676
  • EDPE 684 Applied Multivariate Statistics (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Principal methods, models, and hypothesis-testing procedures for the prediction and analysis of patterns, structure, and relationships in multivariate date, e.g., discriminant, principal components, canonical correlation, profile analyses, measurement models, factor and path analysis, repeated measures. Applications oriented toward education and educational and counselling psychology. Experience with data-analysis tools.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Krista Muis (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 682 or equivalent.
  • 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 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: EDPE 605 or equivalent or permission of the instructor

Elective Courses (6 credits)

Two courses that must be at the 500, 600, or 700 level. Electives are on topics related to specialized interests and must be approved by the supervisor.

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