Psychology

PSYC6401Seminar in Clinical Psychology I3 ch
This seminar course will focus on a variety of topics and issues in clinical psychology. Faculty will be assigned to teach a clinical seminar on a rotating basis. The seminars are intended to provide the student with an advanced, critical understanding of theory and research on selected topics relevant to clinical psychology. Students are expected to be actively involved in discussion of assigned readings, library research on selected topics, class presentations, and seminar discussion. These seminars will adopt an academic approach to specific knowledge domains in clinical psychology rather than an experiential or skills acquisition orientation. An example of topics included under this course are gender issues in clinical psychology, treatment of sexual problems in clinical practice, developmental and clinical issues with families, theory and research in experimental clinical psychology, violence against women and children, and group processes. Requirement: students must take at least one clinical elective seminar.Perequisites: none.