PY 740B: AdvSem-Clin Chld Psych

Synonym:

77996 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

William Slammon

Credits:

3

Seats:

12

Semester:

Fall 2011

Meeting Schedule:

Mondays 9/12 - 12/19 (4:30PM-6:59PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Assessment
Restricted to Year III and Year IV students.
Restricted to Year IV students from July 12 - 19; open to Year III students on July 20.

This course examines psychopathology from infancy through early adolescence. The paradigm of developmental psychopathology, or articulating the role of time and change in childhood disturbances, is an important focus of the class. Using this frame, the following areas are examined: clinical assessment of psychosocial problems in childhood; diagnostic systems for conceptualizing childhood psychopathology; and understanding disturbances of childhood through the lenses of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and the historical context. While students doing child and family therapy are encouraged to consider this class, those without a child or adolescent in their caseload may participate.