PY 786: Soc Psych & Soc Resp
Synonym:84015 (for web registration)
Meeting Schedule:Mondays 6/4 - 7/9 (2:30PM-6:45PM)
Competency Area: Social Bases of Behavior Required of and restricted to Year II students. This course surveys social psychological research and theory and applies this knowledge base to issues of interest in clinical psychology. In the class, we consider issues such as society's role in defining mental illness, patterns of violence in our culture, attitudes and motivated reasoning, stress and coping processes, gender issues, and stigma and related problems. This course will utilize a combination of readings, classroom activities, writing, and projects to familiarize students with a social psychological perspective.