The School Counseling with a Marriage and Family Therapy concentration is a full-time, two-year course of study. Courses are offered during the day and evening.
School Counseling reflects an integration of local program needs, the campus mission, and the direction provided by the National Standards and National Model of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) and the National Career Development Guidelines (NOICC).
Students acquire the skills to develop curriculum for small-group guidance, conduct individual and group therapy, and provide consultation and leadership in the creation and evaluation of integrated, comprehensive prevention and intervention programs.
At the same time, it also trains Marriage and Family Therapists for clinical work in a variety of settings. All students are prepared to participate in, and to provide leadership for, a highly collaborative, prevention-based model for service delivery in the 21st century. This model involves the weaving together of educational services with community health, mental health, and other social services, as well as a strong focus on family issues and school-based/linked services. The program is a cohort model that begins each Fall term at the Hayward Campus.
CSUEB's Clinical Child/School Psychology (CCSP) Program is a nationally recognized training program that prepares professionals to make a difference in their communities. Founded in 1973, CSUEB's CCSP is the largest and earliest program in the Northern California Bay Area to receive accreditation from the National Association of School Psychologist (NASP). Program alumni graduate as dedicated School Psychologists who become leaders in culturally and linguistically diverse K-12 schools.
The goals of the concentration are to provide clinical training, instruction, field-based placements, and cohort learning opportunities to promote four levels of trainee development; 1) Foundation for Clinical Practice, 2) Professional Skills and Knowledge, 3) Demonstration of Competency, and 4) Professional Identity. Although each area is introduced at different points of the program, levels of development and
The CCSP promotes professional excellence, community involvement, and collaboration between School Psychologists and other professionals in order to create learning communities where K-12 students are engaged as learners, passionate about what they do, and empowered as people.