Child Adolescent Studies Certificate

Program Director: Lawrence Rubin, Ph.D., Lic. Psychologist, LMHC
Academic Credentials: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology (Nova University, Ft.
Lauderdale, FL); MA Psychology (Wayne State University, Detroit, MI); BS Psychology,
Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY).
Contact Information: Office Phone: 305-628-6585;
Program Advisor(s): Lawrence Rubin
Program Description.
Mental Health Counseling students may obtain a Certificate in Child and Adolescent
Studies. The requirements for this certificate include three courses focusing on the
theory and practice of counseling minors and field experience in an appropriate
community setting. A certificate will be awarded to students who make appropriate
admissions application and maintain 3.0 G.P.A.
Average cost of Tuition: $14,346

Average cost of Textbooks: $750
St. Thomas University offers the following eighteen (18) credit hours (Six courses):
CPS 720 Lifespan Development 3
CPS 734 Therapeutic Issues of Infancy and Childhood 3
CPS 737 Therapeutic Issues of Adolescence 3
CPS 710 Play Therapy 3
CPS 790 Field Experience I 3
CPS 791 Field Experience II 3
CPS 795 Field Experience III 3
Program Student Learning Outcomes: The CHILD ADOLESCENT STUDIES
Certificate candidate will have advanced knowledge in theory and practice of
counseling children and adolescents.
Program Student Learning Outcomes Assessment: The certificate’s outcome is
assessed through a field supervisor evaluation scores of 3 or above on all items in the
Field Supervisor Evaluation process.

ONET Code. 21-1014.00