ROSEMEAD SCHOOL OFPSYCHOLOGY
SPY 621 Community Mental HeGth IV: Needs Assessment and Program Evaluation Method (3) Theory and app li cation of program evaluation methods. Students will be expected to cooperate in a group pro ject in an actual needs assessment or program evaluation in a clinic, hos pital , school, church or other agency setting. Elective. SPY 622 Attitudes, Values and Beliefs (2) The psychological nature of attitudes, values and belief as they relate to social ization, confonnity, beliefs systems and social influence. Special emphasis is given to values in therapy and the ther apist as values purveyor. Elective. SPY 625 Crass Cultural Issues in Clinical Psychology (3) A consideration of the impact of social and cultural factors upon the uti li zation and dynamics of mental health services. Focuses on develop ing the swdent's sensitivity to the cul tural dynamics involved in the thera peutic process. Elective. SPY 630 Psychology al Women (3) Adiscussion of historical and con tempo rary views of women and a look at research on biological and psychological differences between males and females. Also includes discussion of psychothera peutic issues, the role of women in the church, and theological perspectives on women 's issues. Elective. SPY 631 Prindples of Health Psychology (2-3) This course provides an overview of theory, research and roles of psycholo gists in the dissemination of psyc ho logical knowledge into the health care system. Areas of focus include con cerns of the family physician for which referral might be made, adjustment to physical disabilities, coping with chronic illness, stages of adjustment by ind ividuals and their families Lo death and dying , preventive-educative and motivat ional issues in medical treatment. Prerequisites: SPY 607 and / or SLB 605 recommended. Elective. SPY 632 Research Problems in Psychotherapy (2) Consideration of research approaches to studying the process and outcomes of psychotherapy. Special emphasis is placed on measurement of process and outcomes , design and execution of research and status of psychotherapy research to date. Students are actively involved in reviewing and evaluati ng psychotherapy research in selected areas. Prerequisite: SPY 60 I. Elective.
study of cognitive, affective and psy chomotor changes man ifes ted in child hood and adolescence. SPY 607 Psychophysiological Processes (3) An introduction to biological / neuralo logical mechanisms and their relation ship to psychological processes. Physi ological processes underlying both heal thy and pathological behavior are examined . Either th is course or SPY 670 or 705 is required of Psy.D. , Ph.D. SPY 608 Social Psychology (3) Problems and theories of the person on the social con text, including per son perception, inte rpersonal re la tions, role format ion and differentia tion, attitude formation, maintenance and change. Required of Psy.D., Ph.D. Either this course or SPY 702 is required of Psy. D. , Ph.D. SPY 610 Development of Rebgious Understanding in Children and Adolescents (2) An assessment of the cognitive and affective meaning which children and adolescents attribute to religious con cep ts, practices and experiences, and their changes in mean ing during the course of indi11dual development. The biblical perspective of religious devel opment is also examined. Elective. SPY 61 5 Persana&ty and Psychopathology II (3) The second in a two course sequence in personality theory and psychopathology. This course focuses on psychoanalytic perspectives including theorists such as Freud,Adler,Jung, Klein,Winnicotl and Kohut. Required of Psy.D., Ph.D. SPY 618 Community Mental Health I: Com munity Systems and Resources (3) A study of systems theory with a focus on communities, schools, heal th agen cies, governmental human ser.1ce agen cies, churches and families. Provides a conceptual basis for understanding the interactions among individuals and sys tems . Practical appl ications incl ude knowi ng how to emer systems and max imizing available resources for clients, particularly those who are disadvan taged or handicapped. Elective. SPY 619 Comnuity Mental HeGth II: Psychoe caJ<ational/ Preventive Psychother"y Models (3) The course focuses on the deve lop ment of psychoeducational approaches aimed at prevention of emotional diffi culties or early secondary imervention of difficu lties. Imerventions suitable at strategic developmental phases or cri ti ca l situat ions. The student will be asked to deve lop a seminar or work shop, de li ver it to a suitable population and evaluate its effectiveness. Elective.
SPY601 ResearchDesign (3) Covers the logic of comparative experi menta tio n and causal infe rence. Emphasis is placed on problem defini tion, hypothesis formation and design for drawing inference. Major emphasis is given to the concepts of partitioning variance and experimental and statisti cal comrol of variance. Analysis of vari ance models useful in clinical research will be emphasized. Consideration is also given to the comribution of the .!!!J research process Lo the integration of psychology and theology. Prerequisite: SPY502. Required of Psy.D. , Ph.D. SPY 602 Cognition and Affect (3)
SPY 633 Advanced Seminar in Psychopathology (3)
A survey of the development, dynam ics and classification of the psychologi cal disorders from a psychoanalytic point of view. Special attemions given to the neuroses and the operations of ego defense mechanisms. Elective. SPY 641 Measurement and Assessment I: Intellect (3) The first in a sequence of courses directed toward competence in administration, scoring and interpre tation of psychologica l tests. The course invo lves a survey of basic con cepts and principles of psychological measurement, including factors influ encing validity and reliability. Empha sis is placed on the Stanford-Binet and Wechsler scales as well as measures of achievement, adjustment, and adap tive behavior. Graduate studen t will administer test batteries Lo pub lic school and clinic populations and also engage in diagnostic and report writ ing activities. Graduate students will also learn diagnostic criteria for hand icapped chi ldren as well as their legal rights as set forth by Public Law 94- 142. Cost of materials required is approximately S150. Required of Psy. D. , Ph.D. SPY 642 Measurement and Assessment II: Personatity (3) Use of objective personality instru ments with emphasis upon the MMPI II and MCMI-I l. Introduction to more structured projective instruments such as the TAT and Sentence Completion. Prerequisite: SPY64 l. Cost of materi als required for this course is approxi mately$150. Required of Psy.D. , Ph.D. SPY 643 Measurement and Assessment Ill: Proje<lives (Rorschach) (3) An introduction to the use of projec tive techniques in personal ity assess ment with special emphasis on the administration , scoring and interpre tation of the Rorschach using Exner 's comprehensive System. Prerequisite: SPY 642. Required of Psy.D. SPY 644 Measurement and Assessment IV: Advanced Projectives (Special Issues) (2) Advanced interpretation of the Rorschach including special issues as forensic evaluations, child and adoles cent personal ity assessment , assess me nt of thought disorder. Ot her basic projec ti ve instrumems such as the TAT, CAT and Sentence Comple tion tests are also covered. Prerequi site: SPY 643. Elective.
Survey of comemporary psychological theories as they relate to cognitive and affective processes. Information process ing models of cognitive functioning and the interaction of cognition and affect are explored. Experimental and clinical approaches are uti li zed. Students may choose either this course, SPY 603 or 604. Required of Psy.D., Ph.D. SPY 603 Leaming, Cognition and Affect (3) Survey of empi1ically derived p;ychologi cal principles as they relate to learning, cognitive and affective processes. TheOI)' and research on operant and respondent conditioning, modeling, cognitive theo ries , and affective processes are dis cussed. The relationship of these p1inci ples to contempora ry cognit ive and behavior therapies are examined. Stu dents may choose either this course, SPY 602 or 604. Required for Psy.D. , Ph.D. SPY 604 IBllming and Motivation (3) Asurvey of the processes, theories and research in learning and mo tivation. Emphasis on the specific comem may vary from year to year. Students may choose either this course, SPY 602 or 603. Required of Psy. D. , Ph.D. SPY 605 Psychology of Religion (2 or 3) A survey of the psychology of religion research emphasizing both content and methodo logical issues. Topics covered include rel igiosity and mental health , measures of rel igiosity, reli gious development, correlates of reli giosity and psycholog ical aspects of conversion and other rel igious experi ences. Elective. (Same as STP 705) SPY 606 Developmental Psychology (3) Concepts and processes involved in the understand ing of the psychological development of the person throughout the lifespan . Major theoretical systems relevant to Developmental Psychology are examined with emphasis upon the
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