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In the Counseling and Clinical Psychology Department
The Program in Psychological Counseling is dedicated to the preparation of psychological counselors who facilitate the normal and optimal development of individuals, groups, and organizations that is culturally relevant and psychologically appropriate across the lifespan. Our students are taught to use strategies of prevention, intervention, and remediation to assist others in developing effective coping skills and responses to their environments.
Master of Education
The Master of Education (Ed.M.) Program in Psychological Education prepares students to practice mental health counseling or school counseling, and provides students with the necessary coursework and training to obtain mental health licensure or school counseling certification in New York State.
Doctor of Philosophy
The Ph.D. Program in Counseling Psychology is dedicated to the preparation of counseling psychologists who facilitate the optimal development of individuals, groups, and organizations that is culturally relevant and psychologically appropriate across the lifespan.
Bilingual Latina/o Mental Health Concentration
This concentration prepares bilingual students to be bicultural/bilingual mental health counselors and counseling psychologist with the necessary competencies needed to understand and provide culturally responsive care to Spanish-dominant and bilingual multi-racial Latina/o clients.
Connect With Counseling Psychology
Making the Safe Space Safe
Derald Wing Sue has made generations of therapists and social scientists aware of the need to address issues of race, gender and sexual orientation.
When Awareness Isn’t Enough
Most racial discrimination suits fail, and the medical world doesn’t acknowledge that discrimination causes harm. Robert T. Carter is trying to change the status quo on both counts.
The United States is becoming a majority non-white nation. To truly level the playing field, non-whites will need to reclaim and recast their own narratives.
According to research co-authored by Professor Robert Carter, black Americans may have adverse mental health effects from perceived racism
Derald Wing Sue, TC Professor of Psychology and Education, has been named by the United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to serve on a 10-member advisory panel for the Teaching Respect for All project, an effort to develop a global curriculum designed to foster racial, ethnic and multicultural tolerance among children ages 10 to 16.
Sue, who has explored the impact of micro-aggressions against racial and ethnic minorities, says most micro-aggressions are not imagined, but real, and they can do real damage.
In a paper published online by the American Psychological Association's Journal of Counseling Psychology, perceived racism may cause mental health symptoms similar to trauma in Black Americans, according to new research co-authored by TC's Robert Carter and Alex Pieterse, an TC alumni.
33rd Annual Winter Roundtable Conference
February 26, 2016 - February 27, 2016
This year's theme, "Cultural Competence in the Digital World: Trending #Apps, #Games, and #SocialMedia" celebrates 33 years of accomplishments, while beholding the promise of fighting social injustice by leaders in the fields of cultural psychology and education.
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