SCH PA735 - Rorschach Essentials

(Credits: 3)

The focus of this course is on personality assessment, primarily the Rorschach Inkblot Test and its application in clinical practice. Students will learn the Exner Comprehensive System for scoring and interpretation. Students will be exposed to the most recent developments in Rorschach psychology including the latest variables which have been added to the Comprehensive System. Strategies of interpretation will include the analysis of structural variables as well as associational features of thematic imagery. An overview of the rich legacy and history of the Rorschach technique and projective methods will be discussed. Students will also learn how to use projective techniques in a culturally sensitive manner. The course will focus on the use of the Rorschach for children, adolescents, and adults.