PSYH 290: CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

(F,S) An introduction to the basics of clinical psychology. This course stresses the importance of theory, quality research, prevention, assessment skills, and clinical abilities in interventions. Reviews and examines three theoretical perspectives - psychoanalytic, behavioral, and phenomenological - and makes use of case material and real-world applications to illustrate each theoretical approach. There will be an emphasis on the advantages of the scientist-practitioner model of preparation for the multitude of functions available to clinical psychologists. Prerequisite: PSYH 200, or permission from instructor.

Prerequisites: PSYH200
Hours
3