PSY 599
Clinical Psychology: Capstone

PSY 599 Clinical Psychology: Capstone

3 Semester Units

Clinical Psychology: Capstone 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.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Define clinical psychology and key terminology, and examine its evolution and key theorists in the field.
  • Examine ethical, cultural, diversity, and professional issues related to clinical psychology.
  • Describe the assessment process in clinical psychology.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the different types of psychotherapy and examine their key elements and goals.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with academic writing related to clinical psychology.

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