The Applied Community Psychology Specialization
The Applied Community Psychology (ACP) Specialization consists of 17 units of focused coursework and training for professional roles in community settings, using applied community psychology skills to empower community members and ameliorate social problems.
The ACP Specialization:
- Prepares students to engage as MFT professionals in a wide variety of community-based activities designed to empower community members and ameliorate social problems
- Provides training for MFT careers working with schools, nonprofit organizations, community development programs and mental health service providers, providing program development and evaluation, consultation, cross-discipline collaboration, psycho-educational programs and in-service training
- Includes courses for theoretical orientation and skill development, clinical training in community-oriented settings, and an individually designed field study project in an area of choice
- Offers ACP core classes on Wednesday evenings and ACP workshops on Friday, Saturday, and/or Sundays
ACP Specialization Requirements:
|PSY 5450D||Community Consultation & Collaboration||3|
|PSY 5450E||Program Development and Evaluation||3|
|PSY 5450F||Prevention and Promotion||3|
|PSY 5750E||Psychoeducational Groups and In-Service Training Development (Training Development)||3|
|PSY 5120B||Field Study in Applied Community Psychology||2|
Note: Students in the MPIC Program may also complete the ACP Specialization.