Jun 21, 2021  
2015 - 2016 Graduate Catalog 
    
2015 - 2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 692 - Mental Health Intervention and Prevention in Schools I

Credits: (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate status in school psychology or permission of instructor.  PSYC 693 requires a grad of “B” or better in PSYC 692 for enrollment.
This course will expose the student to various models of therapeutic interventions for children and adolescents within the school setting. Emphasis will be on case conceptualization using knowledge of developmental psychopathology, and in learning effective therapeutic techniques of working individually and in groups with children and adolescents. Prevention programs addressing high risk behaviors and populations will also be addressed in this sequence. Other topics covered in this course will include developing and leading family/parenting skills groups, cultural diversity issues related to therapeutic interventions, professional and ethical issues related to counseling, and assessing effectiveness of the counseling intervention.



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