CLI CS706 - Clinical Practice I

(Credits: 2)

This year long course will expand students’ fundamental skills relevant to clinical psychology in the following areas: case conceptualization, differential diagnosis, treatment planning, evaluating treatment progress/efficacy, and clinical writing.  Students will deepen their understanding of the working alliance, cultural factors and ethics in the treatment of mental health conditions.  They will learn to locate and appraise evidence relevant to clinical care.   Students will further explore their professional identities and gain understanding of their roles within systems of care.  This course will emphasize application of knowledge and skills in students’ current practice settings.  It will incorporate material on the care of children, adolescents, and adults.