Clinical Psychology Courses

Due to COVID-19, all Spring 2021 courses are 100 percent online.

Some of the courses listed below are General Core Courses (GC), Clinical Core Course (CC), other Required Courses (R), or Elective Courses (E) for the degree program. See below for the summary and full course descriptions. Research Methods I and II and Candidacy are required before registering for the Major Paper or GPS 690 Thesis (Spring).

Practicums and Internships are for degree-seeking students and are under the approval of the Program Director.

Students registering for the first time must submit a hard copy Registration Form by mail or email to Diana Hoppe, Administrative Assistant.

Saint Michael’s College
Diana Hoppe/Box 288
One Winooski Park
Colchester, VT 05439
dhoppe@smcvt.edu

• Students who previously have registered for a course may register through Knightvision.
Required textbooks: Choose “booklist for the upcoming semester” and then scroll through until you
find the GPS course numbers.
• Syllabi may be found on Canvas, our learning management system.

Clinical Psychology courses are generally not open to non-matriculated (non-degree seeking) students without the Director’s approval. Non-matriculated students need to contact the Director, Dr. Ronald Miller, rmiller@smcvt.edu, 802.654.2288 or Diana Hoppe, Administrative Assistant, dhoppe@smcvt.edu, 802.654.2206, before registering.

Future Courses

NOTE: This is a tentative schedule for planning purposes. Some courses may need to be offered at other times. See below for registration information and contacts.

505Psychopharmacological Agents and Physiological PsychologyFall
507Psychological Assessment I *Fall
510Research Methods IFall
515Advanced Abnormal Psychology I *Fall
525Introduction to Clinical Intervention I *Fall
608Practicum I *Fall
610Internship Ethics and Professional Affairs Seminar I *Fall
612Marital and Family Therapy *Fall
686Independent Study*Fall
687Directed Readings *Fall
689Research Seminar (year long)*Fall
508Psychological Assessment II *Spring
511Research Methods IISpring
516Advanced Abnormal Psychology II *Spring
520Multicultural and Social PsychologySpring
526Introduction to Clinical Intervention II *Spring
601Group Psychotherapy *Spring
609Practicum II *Spring
611Internship Ethics and Professional Affairs Seminar II*Spring
686Independent Study*Spring
687Directed Readings *Spring
689Research Seminar (year long)*Spring
690Thesis *Spring
513Advanced Developmental PsychologySummer
535 Career Counseling Summer
605Play Therapy *Summer
606The Practice of Intensive Psychotherapy *Summer
686Independent Study*Summer
687Directed Readings *Summer

* = for degree students only
All courses require prerequisites

Spring 2021

Course Code
Course Name and Credits
InstructorDays

Time/Dates
GPS 508 Psychological Assessment II (4 cr.)+*
Lab fee $45.00
Greg Tomasulo

TH


 


M


7:30pm-10:00pm

(Lab begins on Mon. Feb. 1, 2021


7:30pm-9:00pm)


GPS 511 Research Methods II (3 cr.)Alexandra Altman

M


5:00pm-7:30pm


GPS 516Advanced Abnormal Psychology II (3 cr.)*Helene Nilsen

T


5:00pm-7:30pm


GPS 520
Multicultural and Social Psychology (3 cr.)+
Nalini Cheatham

Th


7:30pm-10:00pm


GPS 526
Introduction to Clinical Intervention II (3 cr.)*
Jacob Rusczek

TH


W


5:00pm-7:30pm

(Lab begins on Wed. Feb. 3, 2021


7:30pm-9:00pm)


GPS 601Group Psychotherapy (3 cr.)*
Jaime Elliott

W


5:00pm-7:30pm


GPS 609Practicum II (3 cr.)*
Naomi Shapiro

W


5:00pm-7:30pm


GPS 611Internship Ethics and Professional Affairs Seminar II (3 cr.)*Matt Sadowsky

TH


5:00-7:30pm

Lab:5:00pm-6:00pm


GPS 686 Independent Study (3 cr.)*
GPS 687
Directed Readings (3 cr.)*
GPS 690 Thesis (3 cr.)*

*Degree students only.
+Please note GPS 508 and GPS 520 are being offered on the same day/time.

Fall 2020

Returning students can register for Courses through Knightvision. Students taking their first class must submit a paper registration form.

Course CodeCourses and CreditsInstructor(s)DaysTime/Dates
GPS 505Psychopharmacological Agents and Physiological Psychology (3 cr.)Phyllis ParoTH7:30 p.m.-9:55 p.m.
GPS 507Psychological Assessment I (4 cr.)*+ Lab fee $45.00Phyllis ParoT5:00 pm-7:25pm
Lab: Tuesday 7:30pm-9:00 p.m.
GPS 510Research Methods I (3 cr.)Amy CurtisM5:00pm-7:25pm
GPS 515Advanced Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)*+Helene NilsenT5:00pm-7:25pm
GPS 525Introduction to Clinical Intervention I (4 cr.)*Jacob RusczekTH
W
5:00pm-7:25pm
Lab: 7:30pm-9:00pm
GPS 608Practicum I (3 cr.)*Naomi ShapiroW5:00pm-7:25pm
GPS 610Internship Ethics and Professional Affairs Seminar I (3 cr.)*Matthew SadowskyTH5:00-7:30pm
Lab A: 5:00pm-6:00pm
Lecture: 6:00pm-7:25pm
GPS 612Marital and Family Therapy (3 cr.)*Molly MillwoodW5:00pm-7:25pm
GPS 686Independent Study (3 cr.)*
GPS 687Directed Readings (3 cr.)*
GPS 689Research Seminar (3 cr.)*Kristin MountM5:00pm-7:25pm

Future Courses

NOTE: This is a tentative schedule for planning purposes. Some courses may need to be offered at other times. See below for registration information and contacts.

505Psychopharmacological Agents and Physiological PsychologyFall
507Psychological Assessment I *Fall
510Research Methods IFall
515Advanced Abnormal Psychology I *Fall
525Introduction to Clinical Intervention I *Fall
608Practicum I *Fall
610Internship Ethics and Professional Affairs Seminar I *Fall
612Marital and Family Therapy *Fall
686Independent Study*Fall
687Directed Readings *Fall
689Research Seminar (year long)*Fall
508Psychological Assessment II *Spring
511Research Methods IISpring
516Advanced Abnormal Psychology II *Spring
520Multicultural and Social PsychologySpring
526Introduction to Clinical Intervention II *Spring
601Group Psychotherapy *Spring
609Practicum II *Spring
611Internship Ethics and Professional Affairs Seminar II*Spring
686Independent Study*Spring
687Directed Readings *Spring
689Research Seminar (year long)*Spring
690Thesis *Spring
513Advanced Developmental PsychologySummer
535 Career Counseling Summer
605Play Therapy *Summer
606The Practice of Intensive Psychotherapy *Summer
686Independent Study*Summer
687Directed Readings *Summer

* = for degree students only
All courses require prerequisites

Spring 2021

Course Code
Course Name and Credits
InstructorDays

Time/Dates
GPS 508 Psychological Assessment II (4 cr.)+*
Lab fee $45.00
Greg Tomasulo

TH


 


M


7:30pm-10:00pm

(Lab begins on Mon. Feb. 1, 2021


7:30pm-9:00pm)


GPS 511 Research Methods II (3 cr.)Alexandra Altman

M


5:00pm-7:30pm


GPS 516Advanced Abnormal Psychology II (3 cr.)*Helene Nilsen

T


5:00pm-7:30pm


GPS 520
Multicultural and Social Psychology (3 cr.)+
Nalini Cheatham

Th


7:30pm-10:00pm


GPS 526
Introduction to Clinical Intervention II (3 cr.)*
Jacob Rusczek

TH


W


5:00pm-7:30pm

(Lab begins on Wed. Feb. 3, 2021


7:30pm-9:00pm)


GPS 601Group Psychotherapy (3 cr.)*
Jaime Elliott

W


5:00pm-7:30pm


GPS 609Practicum II (3 cr.)*
Naomi Shapiro

W


5:00pm-7:30pm


GPS 611Internship Ethics and Professional Affairs Seminar II (3 cr.)*Matt Sadowsky

TH


5:00-7:30pm

Lab:5:00pm-6:00pm


GPS 686 Independent Study (3 cr.)*
GPS 687
Directed Readings (3 cr.)*
GPS 690 Thesis (3 cr.)*

*Degree students only.
+Please note GPS 508 and GPS 520 are being offered on the same day/time.

Fall 2020

Returning students can register for Courses through Knightvision. Students taking their first class must submit a paper registration form.

Course CodeCourses and CreditsInstructor(s)DaysTime/Dates
GPS 505Psychopharmacological Agents and Physiological Psychology (3 cr.)Phyllis ParoTH7:30 p.m.-9:55 p.m.
GPS 507Psychological Assessment I (4 cr.)*+ Lab fee $45.00Phyllis ParoT5:00 pm-7:25pm
Lab: Tuesday 7:30pm-9:00 p.m.
GPS 510Research Methods I (3 cr.)Amy CurtisM5:00pm-7:25pm
GPS 515Advanced Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)*+Helene NilsenT5:00pm-7:25pm
GPS 525Introduction to Clinical Intervention I (4 cr.)*Jacob RusczekTH
W
5:00pm-7:25pm
Lab: 7:30pm-9:00pm
GPS 608Practicum I (3 cr.)*Naomi ShapiroW5:00pm-7:25pm
GPS 610Internship Ethics and Professional Affairs Seminar I (3 cr.)*Matthew SadowskyTH5:00-7:30pm
Lab A: 5:00pm-6:00pm
Lecture: 6:00pm-7:25pm
GPS 612Marital and Family Therapy (3 cr.)*Molly MillwoodW5:00pm-7:25pm
GPS 686Independent Study (3 cr.)*
GPS 687Directed Readings (3 cr.)*
GPS 689Research Seminar (3 cr.)*Kristin MountM5:00pm-7:25pm