Study Abroad: Fall 2012 Programs
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology 
studyabroad@thechicagoschool.edu   


All programs require registration in the designated course. Upon a complete application and review, IPS will contact you to confirm  your interest and will register you in the corresponding course. The Study Abroad Program Fee covers some, but not all expenses, which can include in-country transportation, lodging, meals, etc. You are responsible for tuition, the study abroad program fee, airfare, passport fees, vaccination fees, etc. Faculty Leads for some programs have provided breakdowns, see below. If you are looking for further cost breakdown or course related information, please contact the Faculty Lead. For all other questions, please contact studyabroad@thechicagoschool.edu. Click here to apply!

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Japan

(Chicago students only)

Course NumberIS610Q

Course Name: Power of One: Japan

Location: Japan

Campus: Chicago

Estimated CostThree credits tuition, $993.20  USD Study Abroad Program Fee, other fees as noted above

Travel Dates: December 9 - December 16

Class Dates: Every Monday 6-8pm, August 27 - Dec 3, 2012 

Faculty LeadDr. Sayaka Machizawa, PsyD

Description:
In this program that culminates with travel to Tokyo, Japan, participating students will visit a psychiatric hospital, a university, a crisis center, and private practices in Japan and meet with both Japanese and non-Japanese mental health professionals who have diverse expertise. Students will learn various topics such as culturally-bound syndrome (hikikomori, taijin kyofusho), psychology training and licensure in Japan, eating disorders and  media, psychological services for foreigners and immigrants, sand tray therapy, and women’s issues in Japan.  In addition, through conducting an ethnographic study, visiting museums, traditional temples and shrines, and the area that is a center of youth culture, socializing with Japanese graduate students, and eating traditional meals, students will experience cultural differences first-hand.  This program will focus on issues that “transcend cultures and continents” (Brustein, 2003) through gaining Eastern perspectives in psychology.


Rwanda

(All campuses and Online)

Course NumberIS610A

Course Name: Power of One: Rwanda

Location: Rwanda

Campus: All campuses and online students

Estimated CostThree credits tuition, $1100 USD Study Abroad Program Fee, other fees as noted above

Travel Dates: TBD December 2012

Class Dates: Meets online, Oct - Dec 2012 

Faculty LeadDr. Tiffany Masson

Description: Prepare students to be a part of the GLOBAL HOPE training initiative. This initiative trains crucial community leaders to become certified paraprofessional trauma counselors and is designed to grow the counseling infrastructure in Rwanda. Become familiar with the innovative train-the trainer curriculum that aims to equip child-care workers with the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize, assess and effectively intervene with children who experience or who are exposed to traumatic events. Students will be exposed to didactive training and applied learning techniques and will practice learned skills in the field (e.g. orphanage, classrooms and receive instant feedback from expert trainers. This is an online course that culminates with travel to Rwanda.


Zambia

(All campuses and Online)

Course Number: IS610B

Course Name: Power of One: Zambia

Location: Zambia

Campus: All campuses and online students

Estimated Cost: Three credits tuition, $1100  USD Study Abroad Program Fee, other fees as noted above

Travel Dates: TBD December 2012 or January 2013

Class Dates: Meets online, Oct - Dec 2012 

Faculty Lead: Dr. Tiffany Masson

Description: 
Prepare students to be a part of the GLOBAL HOPE training initiative. This initiative trains crucial community leaders to become certified paraprofessional trauma counselors and is designed to grow the counseling infrastructure in Zambia. Become familiar with the innovative train-the trainer curriculum that aims to equip child-care workers with the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize, assess and effectively intervene with children who experience or who are exposed to traumatic events. Students will be exposed to didactive training and applied learning techniques and will practice learned skills in the field (e.g. orphanage, classrooms and receive instant feedback from expert trainers. This is an online course that culminates with travel to Zambia.

(California students only)














Course Number
: IS610G

Cou
rse Name: Power of One: Paris and Heidelberg

Location: Paris & Heidelberg

Campus: California (classes meet on-ground on the Westwood campus)

Estimated Cost: Three credits tuition, $2,499.55  USD Study Abroad Program Fee, other fees as noted above

Travel Dates: December 12 -  December 22

Class Dates: Friday, November 2 and Friday, November 23, both  5-10pm on Westwood Campus

Faculty Lead: Dr. Leslee Brown

Description: Experience ten days of immersion into how art, the mentally ill, psychology politics and the holocaust intersect. Immerse into an era where art, culture and psychology make history. Learn about The Hans Prinzhorn collection and the fine line between “madness and art”. Visit many historical sites and learn about the Nazi euthanasia program of the mentally ill. Explore how Outsider art and the mentally ill were used by Hitler’s regime and led to the extermination of millions.