RPSY 6 19 COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH II: PSYCHOEDUCATIONAUPREVENTIVE PSYCHOTHERAPY MODELS (3) The course focuses on the development of psychoeducational approaches aimed at prevent ion of emotional difficulties or ear­ ly secondary intervention of difficu lties. In­ terventions suitable at strategic develop­ mental phases or critical situations. The st udent will be asked to develop a seminar or workshop, deliver it to a suitable popu­ lation and evaluat e its effectiveness. Elective. RPSY 620 COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH Ill: CONSULTATION METH­ ODS (3) Theory and practice of the consultat ive re­ lat ionship. Each student would be expect­ ed to develop a consultat ive relati onship within a school, church, agency, mental health center or hospital over the course of the semester. Elective. RPSY 621 COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH IV: NEEDS ASSESSMENT AND PROGRAM EVALUATION METHODS (3) Theory and app licat ion of program evalua­ tion methods. Students will be expected to cooperate in a group project in an actual needs assessment or program evaluation in a cl inic. hospital, school, church or other agency setti ng. Elective. RPSY 622 ATTITUDES, VALUES AND BELIEFS (2) The psychological nature of attitudes, val­ ues and beliefs as they relate to social iza­ tion, conformity, belief systems and social influence. Special emphasis is given to val­ ues in therapy and the therapist as values purveyor. Elective. RPSY 625 CROSS-CULTURAL ISSUES IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY (3) A consi deration of the impact of social and cultural factors upon the utilization and dynamics of mental health services . Focus­ es on developing the student's sensit ivit y t o the cultural dynamics involved in the thera­ peut ic process. Elective.

RPSY 642 MEASUREMENTAND ASSESS­ MENT II PERSONALITY (3) Clinical interpretation of Wechsler scales with an introduction to learni ng disabilities and neuropsychological screen ing. Use of objective personality instruments with em­ phasis upon the MMPI. Introduction to more structured projective instruments such as the TAT and Sentence Completion. Prerequ isite RPSY 641 . Cost of materials required for this course is approximately $150. Required for PsyD, PhD RPSY 643 MEASUREMENTAND ASSESS­ MENT Ill: PROJECTIVES (3) An introduction to t he use of projective techniques in personality assessment with special emphasis on the administration, scoring and interpretat ion of the Ror­ schach using Exner's comprehensive Sys­ tem. Prerequisite: RPSY 642. Required for PsyD RPSY 644 MEASUREMENTAND ASSESS­ MENT IV: ADVANCED RORSCHACH (2) Advanced interpretation of the Rorschach includ ing special issues such as forensic evaluat ions, child and adolescent personal­ ity assessment. assessment of thought dis­ order. Other basic projective instruments such as the TAT. CAT and Sentence Com­ pletion tests are also.covered. Prerequi­ site RPSY 643. Elective. RPSY 645 MEASUREMENTAND ASSESS­ MENT V: NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL (3) Examines the psychological, neurological and statistical bases of neuropsychology, in­ cludi ng the two major systems of testing procedures uti lized in assessment of brain impairment , the Halstead-Reitan and the Indiana-Luria Neuropsychological Exami­ nation. Interpretation and utilization of data in treatment planning wi ll also be con­ sidered . Prerequisites: RPSY 644, RPSY 705, RPSY 707. Elective. RPSY 663 HUMA N SEXUALITY (3) An examination of the areas of human sexual functioning and behavior, relation­ shi ps and feeli ngs within the cultural milieu of today. Elect ive.

RPSY 665-667 PRACTICUM (TERMINAL MA) (3) Supervised clinical experiences, includi ng diagnostic and therapeut ic activities with inpatient and outpati ent client ele. Hospi­ tals, private and public clinics, schools and college counseling centers are utilized. Re­ quired M.A terminal students only. RPSY 670 NEUROPSYCHOLOGY (3) Consideration of behavioral and intellectu­ al disorders of neurological origin. Clinical and experimental evidence is considered as they re late to the major syndromes. Prerequ is ite Physiological Psychology. Either this course or RPSY 607 or 705 is required for PsyD, PhD RPSY 690 PREPRACTICUM (2) Primary interpersonal ski lls and counseling techniques are assessed and facilitated pri ­ or to the st udent's first practicum field ex­ perience. Various training techniques are employed in a small group setting. These include empathy training, demonst rations and audio-video feedback. Required for MA, PsyD, PhD RPSY 691-696 PRACTICUM (3) Supervised clinical experiences including diagnostic and therapeutic activities with inpatient and outpatient clientele. Hospi­ tals, private and publi c cli ni cs, mental health organizations, schools and col lege counsel ­ ing centers are utilized. Prerequisite: suc­ cessful completion of RPSY 690, or ap­ proval of the Professional Training Com­ mittee. Required for all doctoral programs; PhD and PsyD RPSY 697-699 PRACTICUM ELECTIVE (1-3) For students desiring supervised clinical ex­ periences beyond the requirements for their degree. These are used as elective practica. Prerequisite: Approval of the di­ rector of clinical training. RPSY 700 CLI NICAL CA$E CONFER­ ENCE ( I) Smal l group supervision of ongoi ng psy­ chological cases. Elective.

RPSY 631 PRINCIPLESOF HEALTH PSY­ CHOLOGY (2 or 3) Th is course provides an overview of the­ ory, research and roles of psychologists in the dissemination of psychological knowl­ edge into the health care system. Areas of focus include concerns of the family physi­ cian for which referral might be made, ad­ justment to physical disabil ities, coping with chronic illness, stages of adjustment by in­ dividuals and their families to death and dying, preventive-educative and motivational issues in medical treatment Prerequisites: RPSY 542, PRSY 607, RPLB 605 and/or RPLB 635 recommended . Elective. RPSY 632 RESEARCH PROBLEMS IN PSYCHOTHERAPY (2) Consideration of research approaches to studyi ng the process and outcomes of psy­ chotherapy. Special emphasis is placed on measurement of process and outcomes, design and execution of research and sta­ tus of psychotherapy research to date. Students are actively involved in reviewi ng and evaluating psychotherapy research in selected areas. Prerequisite: RPSY 60 I . Elective. RPSY 633 ADVANCED SEMINAR IN PSYCHOPATHOLOGY (3) A survey of the development. dynamics and classification of the psychological disor­ ders from a psychoanalytic point of view. Special attentions given to the neuroses and to the operat ions of ego defense mechanisms. Elective. RPSY 641 MEASUREMENTAND ASSESS­ MENT I INTELLECT (3) The first in a sequence of courses directed toward competence in administration, scoring and interpretat ion of psychological tests. The course involves a survey of basic concept s and principles of psychological measurement. includ ing factors influenci ng validity and reliability. Emphasis is placed on the Stanford-Bi net and Wechsler scales and assessment of intellectual funct ioning. Cost of materials required is approximate­ ly $150. Required for PsyD , PhD


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