Introduction to Clinical Psychology

In this course we explore legal, ethical, theoretical, and practical issues of clinical psychology.


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Sequence of Topics:

  1. Clinical Psychology: Definition & Training
  2. The Evolution of Clinical Psychology
  3. Current Controversies in Clinical Psychology
  4. Cultural Issues in Clinical Psychology
  5. Ethical Issues in Clinical Psychology
  6. Conducting Research in Clinical Psychology
  7. Diagnosis & Classification Issues in DSM-5
  8. The Clinical Interview
  9. Intellectual & Neuropsychological Assessment
  10. Personality Assessment & Behavioral Assessment
  11. General Issues in Psychotherapy
  12. Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  13. Humanistic Psychotherapy
  14. Behavioral Therapy
  15. Cognitive & Mindfulness Based Psychotherapies