The Institute for Clinical Social Work


Academic Curriculum

PhD 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

Spring
RM 602 – Traditions of Inquiry in the Social Sciences II
CF 612 – Psychodynamic Psychology II: 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

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 831 – Clinical Process and Technique III: The Clinical Unconscious
Clinical Practicum IV
Clinical Practicum V

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
CL 803 Case Conference VII: The Therapist’s Subjectivity

Fourth Year

Fall
RM 901 – Dissertation Seminar I
CF 911 –Psychodynamic Psychology VII: Capstone Theory
ESCL 101 – Clinical Elective
Clinical Practicum VI

Spring
RM 902 –Dissertation Seminar II
ESCF 102 – Theory Elective
ESCL 102 – Clinical Elective
ESCF 101 – Theory Elective