Aug 03, 2020  
2006-2007 Graduate Catalog 
2006-2007 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 6170 - Counseling Children and Adolescents

This course is designed to help students understand and evaluate childhood and adolescent disturbances, explore various means of assessing children and adolescents in the context of their families and environment, and examine intervention practices, strategies and techniques for treating children and adolescents. Through an indepth survey of childhood and adolescent disorders, students will become competent in the application of the DSM-IV diagnostic criteria. Students will also have the opportunity to apply and critique several of the counseling techniques, such as play therapy and behavior modification.

Prerequisites & Notes
A practicum is required. The prerequisite is nine hours in Psychology.

Credits: 3

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