PSY 560 Clinical Psychology
3 Semester Units
Clinical Psychology presents the theories, research, prevention, assessment, and clinical applications of the field of clinical psychology. The diagnostic and therapeutic strategies employed by clinical psychologists are examined, and students will be challenged to engage in a critical analysis of the theories and research that provide the foundation for effective treatments of various mental disorders.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Examine the educational, licensure, and certification requirements to be a clinical psychologist.
- Assess the personal and ethical criteria that are needed to be a good clinical psychologist.
- Consider how cultural diversity affects approaches to psychological treatment.
- Analyze the challenges and major areas of transition facing clinical psychology today.
- Distinguish the main categories to tests used by clinical psychologists.
- Predict the ways in which clinical neuropsychology is likely to continue to grow.
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