The Institute for Clinical Social Work


Academic Curriculum

Academic Curriculum

First Year Fall:
RM 601 – Traditions of Inquiry in the Social Sciences I
CF 611 – Psychodynamic Psychology I:  Psychodynamic Theories I
CF 621 – Developmental Theory I
CL 601 – Case Conference I: The Case Study
CL 611 – Clinical Process and Technique I:  The Therapeutic Situation
Clinical Practicum I

First Year Spring:
RM 602 – Traditions of Inquiry in the Social Sciences II
CF 612 – Psychodynamic Psychology I:  Psychodynamic Theories II
CF 622 – Developmental Theory II
CL 602 – Case Conference II:  The Case Study
CL 612 – Perspectives on Clinical Formulation

Second Year Fall:
RM 701 –Research Methods I
CF 711 – Psychodynamic Psychology III:  Freud
CL 721– Beyond 50 Minute Hour
CL 701 – Case Conference III
CL 711 – Clinical Process and Technique II:  The Therapeutic Attitude
Clinical Practicum II
Clinical Practicum III

Second Year Spring:
RM 702 –Research Methods II
CF 712 – Psychodynamic Psychology IV:  Object Relations
CF 721 –Psychoanalytic Social Theory
CL 702 – Case Conference IV
CL 712 – Perspectives on Human Suffering

Third Year Fall:
RM 801 – Research Methods III
CF 811 – Psychodynamic Psychology V:  Self Psychology
CL 821 –The Social Construction of Difference I:  Race, Racialization, and Social Class
CL 801 – Case Conference V
CL 811 – Clinical Process and Technique III: The Clinical Unconscious
Clinical Practicum IV
Clinical Practicum V

Third Year Spring:
RM 802 – Research Methods IV
CF 812 – Psychodynamic Psychology VI:  Relational Theory
CF 822 – The Social Construction of Difference II:  Gender and Sexuality
CL 802 – Case Conference VI: The Therapist’s Subjectivity
CL 803 – Case Conference VII

Fourth Year Fall:
RM 901 – Dissertation Seminar I
ESCF 101 – **
ESCL 101 – **
Clinical Practicum VI

Fourth Year Spring:
RM 902 –Dissertation Seminar II
ESCF 102 – **
ESCL 102 – **
CF 911 –Psychodynamic Psychology VII: Contemporary Controversies