G-57 ROSEMEAD SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY
scoring and interpretation of psychological tests. The course involves a survey of basic concepts and principles of psychological measurement, including factors influencing validity and reliability. Emphasis is placed on the Stanford-Binet and Wechsler scales and assessment of intellectual functioning. Cost of materials required is approximately $150. Required of Psy.D., Ph.D. SPY 642 Measurement and Assessment II: Personality (3) Clinical interpretation of Wechsler scales with an introduction to learning disabilities and neuropsychological screening. Use of objective personality instruments with em phasis upon the MMPI. Introduction to more structured projective instruments such as the TAT and Sentence Completion. Prerequisite: SPY 641. Cost of materials re quired for this course is approximately $150. Required of Psy.D., Ph.D. SPY 643 Measurement and Assessment III: Projectives (Rorschach) (3) An introduction to the use of projective techniques in personality assessment with special emphasis on the administration, scoring and interpretation 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 foren sic evaluations, child and adolescent per sonality assessment, assessment of thought disorder. Other basic projective instru ments such as the TAT, CAT and Sentence
agnosis of mentally retarded, learning dis abled, emotionally disturbed and gifted chil dren. Attention is also given to low inci dence handicaps such as partially sighted, hearing disordered, etc. as well as environ mental assessment (eg. home environment, school environment). Prerequisites: SPY 641, 690 and completion of/or current en rollment in a child practicum. SPY 650 Family Psychology and Psychopathology (3) Emphasizes the construction of a con ceptual framework for system change as a foundation for clinical intervention. Surveys major approaches to systems-ori ented family therapy and includes such re lated issues as the family life cycle, object relations integration, family pathology/dys function, family assessment, ethnicity and religious influences. Elective. SPY 663 Human Sexuality (3) An examination of the areas of human sexu al functioning, behavior, relationships and feel ings. Issues of sexuality are discussed within spiritual, psychological, cultural and medical/ health perspectives with implications for clini cal treatment of sexual issues. Elective. SPY 670 Neuropsychology (3) Consideration of behavioral and intellec tual disorders of neurological origin. Clinical and experimental evidence is con sidered as they relate to the major syn dromes. Prerequisite: Physiological Psychology. Either this course or SPY 607 or 705 is required of Psy.D., Ph.D. SPY 690 Prepracticum (2) Primary interpersonal skills and counsel ing techniques are assessed and facilitated prior to the student's first practicum field experience. Various training techniques are employed in a small group setting. These include empathy training, demonstrations and audio-video feedback. Prerequisite: SPY 500. Required of M.A., Psy.D., Ph.D. SPY 691-696 Practicum I-VI (3) Supervised clinical experiences includ ing diagnostic and therapeutic activities with inpatient and outpatient clientele. Hospitals, private and public clinics, mental health organizations, schools and college counseling centers are utilized. Prerequisite: successful completion of SPY 690, or approval of the Professional Training Committee. Required of all doc toral programs; Ph.D. and Psy.D.
SPY 697-699 Practicum Elective (1-3) For students desiring supervised clinical experiences beyond the requirements for their degree. These are used as elective practica. Prerequisite: approval of the di rector of clinical training. SPY 700 Clinical Case Conference (1) Small group supervision of ongoing psy chological cases. Elective.
SPY 701 College Teaching of Psychology (2)
A seminar on teaching methods includ ing the development of course objectives, outlines, lectures and evaluations. Major emphasis is placed on the examination of the various teaching methods available to the teacher of psychology. Elective.
SPY 702 Social Psychology: Interpersonal Processes (3)
Focuses on the social psychology of in terpersonal relationships with special em phasis on intimate relations. Prerequisite: a survey course (undergraduate or graduate) in social psychology and permission of the instructor. Required of Psy.D., Ph.D. SPY 703 Organization and Adminis tration ofPsychological Services (2) A seminar dealing with administrative is sues such as personnel, finances, communi ty relations and supervision. Elective. SPY 704 Advanced Research Design (3) A continuation of PSY 601 for students in terested in pursuing dissertation research. The course includes advanced study of uni variate and multivariate analysis of variance, regression analysis, canonical and discrimi nant analysis and factor analysis. Required, Ph.D. only. Prerequisite: SPY 601. SPY 705 Clinical Psychopharmacology (3) A general overview of current research on the use and effectiveness of psychotrop ic medication in the treatment of the psy choses, neuroses and other emotional disor ders. Consultation and class presentations by area psychiatrists. Prerequisite: SPY 607 or equivalent. Either this course or SPY 607 or 670 is required. SPY 706 The Professional Practitioner (3) Intensive consideration of the impact of psychotherapeutic practice on the personal life and relationship of the clinician and the in teraction between the professional and private
Completion tests are also covered. Prerequisite: SPY 643. Elective.
SPY 645 Measurement and Assessment V Neuropsychological (3) This course examines the key cognitive psychological ability areas that are assessed in a neuropsychological evaluation. Assessment from a flexible, hypothesis-test ing, clinical perspective is emphasized. Special attention will be given to the devel opment of brief neuropsychological screen ing procedures as part of a more compre
hensive psychological evaluation. Prerequisites: SPY 670. Elective.
SPY 647 Advanced Assessment of the Child (3) An advanced diagnostic course which fo cuses on the appropriate assessment and di-
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