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VIU - Universidad Internacional de Valencia Official Master's Degree in Psychological Therapy in Childhood and Adolescence
VIU - Universidad Internacional de Valencia

Official Master's Degree in Psychological Therapy in Childhood and Adolescence

Valencia, Spain

1 Years


Full time

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The increase in the prevalence and severity of psychological disorders and problems in children and adolescents in recent years shows the need and urgency of specialized therapeutic assistance. This degree arises with the intention of responding to this need, providing psychology and psychiatry professionals with the resources and strategies necessary for professional specialization in the child-adolescent field, with special focus on the most common disorders in this group.

  • Spanish
  • Modality: Online
  • Credits: 60 ECTS
  • Start date: October 2021

Definition of the program

The Official Master's Degree in Psychological Therapy in Childhood and Adolescence of the International University of Valencia offers you advanced practical training and excellence in evaluation and intervention , equipping you with the skills to respond to the psychological needs of children and adolescents and their families. This official online Master will prepare you to address the psychological intervention of the main child-adolescent disorders : neurodevelopmental, internalizing, habits and bad practices, behavior and disobedience, and relational and self-esteem problems.

What makes this Master unique?

  • You will learn intervention strategies and therapeutic skills to address the needs of children and adolescents from the perinatal period to adolescence.
  • Official online master's degree that prepares you for the intervention of the main child and adolescent disorders.
  • You will develop a complete intervention plan taking into account the characteristics of the minor, the parents and their environment.
  • You will design techniques for training and improving the role of parents, legal guardians and family members adjusted to the needs of each case.
  • You will acquire knowledge about the ethical, deontological and legal principles to integrate them into your professional practice of child and adolescent psychology.
  • You will receive exclusive additional training thanks to the masterclass of expert speakers of recognized national and international prestige, who will address clinical cases, resources and strategies for the evaluation and intervention in the child-adolescent population.
  • You will have a staff specialized in the field of children and adolescents, made up of doctors and practicing professionals.
  • You will have the possibility to carry out external internships and analyze clinical cases under the supervision of a psychologist specialized in the child-adolescent field.
  • You can expand your skills in the area that interests you the most, being able to choose a practical and applied or research orientation .

Expert experience for your progress

The degrees of the International University of Valencia are characterized by being aligned with the labor reality of the sector and incorporating the main lines of research and innovation of this. To achieve this objective, an expert committee, made up of leading professionals in the field, participates in its design process, who thanks to their extensive experience provide experience and a unique specialized vision that allows the creation of differential study plans. Experts such as Mrs. Helena Alvarado, therapist and specialist in diagnosis at the Balearic Institute of Pediatrics, or Dr. Ana Isabel Brito, teacher and researcher at the Autonomous University of Baja California, have participated in the creation of this Master.

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