University Bulletin 2016-17

Clinical/Counseling Psychology

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  • CCP 706
    Professional Ethics Psychology
    3 cr

    This course provides instruction through readings, lecture, and case studies in the application of ethics in the professional practice of psychology. In addition, the course focuses on the philosophical foundations, professional identity, and standards of practice found in both clinical psychology and counseling psychology.

  • CCP 742
    Advanced Psych Assessment
    3 cr

    This course will offer an in-depth understanding of the assessment of complex cases, which includes both mental illness and physical disorders, as well as the impact of complex social issues, such as culture, ethnicity, and economic issues. The course covers topics pertaining to adults and children. The emphasis will be on the integration of nomothetic and empirical perspectives with idiographic approaches in an evidence-based assessment model. Topics covered will be assessing special populations (e.g., severely mentally ill, trauma, forensic, parents), therapeutic assessment, person-centered report writing, providing feedback, theoretical and scientific issues in assessment, and current controversies.

    Pre-requisite: CCP 706 Minimum Grade of B
  • CCP 745
    Teaching of Psychology
    3 cr

    This course will offer an in-depth understanding of the teaching of psychology at the post secondary level.

  • CCP 750
    Applied Psychophys Biofeedback
    3 cr

    This course will survey theory, research, and applications of psychophysiology and biofeedback in the prevention and treatment of illness and the enhancement and maintenance of health.

    Pre-requisite: CCP 706 Minimum Grade of B
  • CCP 752
    Clinical Neuropsychology
    3 cr

    This course will offer an in-depth understanding of the different theories of brain function in humans. Assessment methods for detecting abnormal functioning and the localization of functioning by behavioral methods will also be examined. The possible etiologies of abnormal functioning as well as their treatment will be reviewed.

    Pre-requisite: CCP 706 Minimum Grade of B and CCP 742 Minimum Grade of B
  • CCP 756
    Practicum Therapy
    1 TO 3 cr

    Supervised experience with child and/or adult populations; includes case conference and seminars. This course may include supervised placement in an applied setting.

    Pre-requisite: CCP 706 Minimum Grade of B
  • CCP 758
    Psychology Resilience & Trauma
    3 cr

    This course will offer an in-depth understanding of resilience, as it manifests across the lifespan in response to various types of traumas (natural vs. manmade; community-wide versus family- or individually-specific). Prevention and reduction of psychological impact related to trauma and the development, enhancement, and maintenance of resilience in the face of adversity will be emphasized.

    Pre-requisite: CCP 706 Minimum Grade of B
  • CCP 759
    Group and Systems Theory
    3 cr

    This course will survey group and systems theories and the interventions that have been derived from this perspective. The dynamics of group processes will be delineated.

    Pre-requisite: CCP 706 Minimum Grade of B
  • CCP 763
    Prevention Treat Public Health
    3 cr

    This course will survey the basic theory and techniques underlying the study of public health problems. Research related to the prevention and treatment of several specific public health problems (e.g. suicide, HIV/AIDS, youth violence) will be covered in depth.

  • CCP 764
    Consult Psych Program Develop
    3 cr

    This course provides an overview of approaches to psychological consulting and program development in individual, small group and large organization contexts. Specific aspects of psychological consulting in mental health, business, and educational settings will be reviewed

  • CCP 766
    Clinical Supervision
    3 cr

    This course provides an overview of the various theoretical approaches to supervision of professional psychological services, particularly psychotherapy services. In addition, relevant research findings in the area of supervision are reviewed. Students also have the opportunity to receive feedback on audio/video tapes of their supervision sessions with a junior graduate student clinician

    Pre-requisite: CCP 706 Minimum Grade of B and CCP 756 Minimum Grade of S
  • CCP 772
    Child Family Psychopath Interv
    3 cr

    This course provides an overview of current theory and research findings relevant to psychological disorders typically occurring in childhood and adolescence. In addition, evidence-based interventions for various childhood disorders are reviewed. A focus will be upon an ecological and developmental view of childhood psychopathology that integrates family, community, and societal forces in a comprehensive view of such disorders.

    Pre-requisite: CCP 706 Minimum Grade of B
  • CCP 780
    Applied Health Psychology
    3 cr

    This course will survey theory, research, and applications of health psychology in the prevention and treatment of illness and the enhancement and maintenance of health.

    Pre-requisite: CCP 706 Minimum Grade of B
  • CCP 782
    Advanced Practicum
    1 TO 3 cr

    Supervised experience with child and/or adult populations in a variety of settings; includes case conferences and advanced psychological assessment and interventions and supervision of lower level graduate students.

    Pre-requisite: CCP 756 Minimum Grade of B
  • CCP 790
    Special Topics-
    0 TO 3 cr

    Selected topics in psychology and may be repeated or credit when course varies.

  • CCP 796
    Directed Studies
    1 TO 3 cr

    Directed study and research.

  • CCP 797
    Psychology Internship
    1 TO 3 cr

    The predoctoral internship is a supervised learning experience in a work setting similar to that in which students will eventually be employed. The internship provides students with an opportunity to apply the theories and concepts learned during their graduate program. Not more that 18 hours may be taken.

  • CCP 799
    Dissertation Research
    1 TO 6 cr

    Completion and oral defense of a dissertation based upon original research. May be repeated for up to 12 hours credit. A minimum of nine hours is required to meet degree requirements.