RPSY 710 SPECIAL TECHNIQUES IN CLINICAL PRACTICE (2) Intensive considerati on of a specific tech­ nique utilized in modern clinical practice and requiring specialized training. A single maJor technique, such as the Halstead­ Reitan Adult Neuropsychological Battery of clinical hypnosis, wil l be the focus each time this course is offered. Elective. RPSY 71 I SEMINAR IN ETHICAL AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES (3) A study of the ethics of professional psy­ chology and relationships to other profes­ sional individuals and organizations. Special attention is given to the American Psycho­ logical Association's Code of Ethics. Re­ quired for Psy.D., Ph.D. RPSY 712 INDEPENDENT STUDY ( 1-3) Individual work, directed reading or special problems in psychology. Such work must be done with the approval and supervision of a faculty professor of record. The stu­ dent is expected to submit a detailed course proposal and a bibliography with a learning contract form available from the registrar's office. Required courses may not be taken through independent study. Elective.

RPLB 605 BEHAVIOR THERAPY (3) The observation, assessment and modifica­ tion of human behavior, including operant, respondent and cognitive models. Empha­ sis is on supervised client interaction. Pre­ requisite: RPSY 604 and permission of in­ structor. Elect ive. RPLB 613 PSYCHOTHERAPY WITH THE ADOLESCENT (3) Techniques and problems in psychothera­ py with adolescents. Special attention is fo­ cused on the implications of developmen­ tal processes of adolescence on treatment approaches. Prerequ isite: permission of in­ structor. Elect ive. RPLB 631 PSYCHODYNAMIC THERAPY (3) An in-depth study of the process of ther­ apy giving special attention to the concepts of transference, counter-transference, re­ sistance and interpretation. Prerequisite: RPSY 552, participation in individual train­ ing therapy and permission of instructor. Enrollment must be planned for both RPLB 631 and RPLB 632. Elective. RPLB 632 PSYCHODYNAMIC THERAPY II (3) Continuation of RPLB 63 I . Prerequ isites: RPLB 63 I and permission of the inst ructor. Elective. RPLB 635 PSYCHOLOGY OF EXCEP­ TIONAL CHI LDREN (3) Assessment and treatment strategic for all of the major handicapping categories as currently defined by the Bureau of Educa­ tion for the Handicapped. Emphasis is on supervised client interaction. Prerequisites : RPSY 641. Elective. RPLB 641 PSYCHOTHERAPHY W ITH GROUPS (3) The essentials of the group psychotherapy process are exami ned and related to cur­ rent modalities in psychotherapy and gen­ eral group phenomena. Elective.

RPSY 70 I COLLEGE TEACHING OF PSYCHOLOGY (2) A seminar on teaching methods including the development of course objectives, outlines, lectures and evaluations. Major emphasis is placed on the exam1nat1on of the various teaching methods available to the t eacher of psychology. Elective. RPSY 702 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY: INTERPERSONAL PROCESSES (3) Focuses on the social psychology of inter­ personal relat ionships with special empha­ sis on intimate relations. Prerequisite: a survey course (undergraduate or gradu­ ate) in social psychology and permission of the instructor. Required for Psy.D., Ph.D. RPSY 703 ORGANIZATION AND AD­ MINISTRATION OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES (2) A semi nar dealing with administ1·ative is­ sues such as personnel, finances, communi­ ty relations and supervision. Elective. RPSY 704 ADVANCED RESEARCH DE­ SIGN (3) A continuation of PSY 60 I for students in­ terested in pursuing dissertation research. The course includes advanced study of univariate and multivariate analysis of vari­ ance, regression analysis, canonical and dis­ cnminant analysis and factor analysis. Re­ quired, Ph.D. on ly. Prerequ isite RPSY 60 I.

RPSY 719 DOCTORAL RESEARCH SEMINAR II (2) Building on RPSY 71 8, this course involves writing an in-depth critical review of the research literature on a selected topic in clinical psychology. RPSY 721 DISSERTATION RESEARCH (1-8) Planning and implementation of a research project includ ing lite rature review, prob­ lem definition, hypothesis formation, de­ sign, and implementation of field research, data analysis, and report writing. The stu­ dent's dissertation research is supervised by a faculty chairman and committee. The final stage requires the student to success­ fully sustain an Oral Defense of the disser­ tation. Required for all doctoral programs. RPSY 73 1 INTERNSHIP IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY (0) Professional experience of not less than 1500 hours in an internship facility ap­ proved by the Professional Training Com­ mittee. Prerequisites: Successful comple­ tion of comprehensive examinations, course requirements, professional qualify­ ing exami nation (Psy.D.) or professional in­ terview (Ph.D.), and approval of a disserta­ tion proposal. Required for all doctoral programs. Psychotherapy Laboratory Courses This series of elective courses is de­ signed to effect a working integration of conceptual and experimental aspects of psychotherapy. Ph.D. students are re­ quired to take 12 units of PLB courses and Psy.D. students, 21 units. Each course in­ cludes both course work and supervised clinical experience withi n the psychothera­ py model followed in the specific course. Completion of RPSY 603 and RPSY 690 is required before enrollment in these courses is per mitted. Unless notified differently the student should be prepared to have a client commensurate with the therapy being taught, (i.e., child, adolescent, adult, mar­ riage and family).


For official indication on the st udent's tran­ script of required personal growth experi­ ence through group training therapy. Re­ quired for all doctoral programs RPSY 716 TRAINING THERAPY (INDI­ VIDUAL) (0) For official indication on the student's tran­ script of required personal growth experi­ ence through an individual training therapy. Required for all doctoral programs. RPSY 71 8 DOCTORAL RESEARCH SEMINAR I (3) This is the first of a two course sequence which Psy.D. nondissertation students can take as a partial fulfillment of their doctoral research competency. This course includes an in-depth study of research methods in clinical psychology and experience in criti ­ cally reviewing current clinical research .


A general overview of current research on the use and effectiveness of psychotropic medication in the treatment of the psychoses, neuroses and other emotional disorders. Consultation and class presenta­ tions by area psychiatrists. Prerequisite: RPSY 607 or equivalent Either this course or RPSY 607 or 670 is required. RPSY 709 CURRENT ISSUES IN PSY­ CHOLOGY ( I or 2) Intensive focus is given to a selected topic of contemporary interest such as the psy­ chology of women, forensic psychology, National Health Care and psychological service. Elective


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