2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Feb 06, 2023  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 1650 - Introduction to Clinical Psychology


How do different different psychotherapies work to improve psychological distress? Are some therapies more effective than others? This course will provide and overview of the field of clinical psychology, with a more critical eye toward the theory and empirical evidence the field has accumulated thus far. Clinical Psychologists are involved in the research, assessment, and treatment of psychological disorders This course will cover each of these areas. We will learn about historical roots and conceptual models in clinical psychology, become familiar with professional issues in the field, and compare assessment techniques and therapeutic approaches for their efficacy, research base, and cultural/historical context.

Anticipated Terms Offered: Varies