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The University of Washington has announced a unique new graduate degree program, the Master of Arts in Applied Child & Adolescent Psychology: Prevention & Treatment, to meet the growing need for mental health professionals trained to serve children, teens and families.
The degree, launching in fall 2017, will equip professionals working in schools, health care, early learning and community settings with specialized skills to support social-emotional development and mental health in youth. The 36-credit program is the first master’s degree to be offered by the UW Department of Psychology. The department is ranked among the top 10 in the country for clinical psychology by U.S. News & World Report.