CLP: Clinical Psychology Courses

College:Usha Kundu, MD College of Health

Courses

CLP 3008   Psychology of Personal Growth

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: PSY 2012

Psychology of Personal Growth is an experiential, theme-oriented class exploring life choice in the struggle for personal autonomy, adjustment, and growth. Themes for this class include review of childhood and adolescence, adulthood and autonomy, work and leisure, body image, gender roles, culture, sexuality, love, relationships, loneliness, death and loss, meaning, and values.

CLP 3144   Abnormal Psychology

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: PSY 2012

Broad overview of psychological disorders of children and adults including history of abnormal human behavior, research methods, theories and causes, and contemporary treatment. Typical topics include adjustment, mood, anxiety, somatoform, factitious, dissociative, substance-related, personality, and psychotic disorders (including schizophrenia).

CLP 3905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

CLP 4314   Health Psychology

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Survey of contributions of the discipline of psychology to the promotion and maintenance of health and prevention and treatment of illness. Application of biopsychosocial model to health. Credit cannot be received in both CLP 4314 and PSY 4820.

CLP 4390   Introduction to Forensic Psychology

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: PSY 2012

This upper-level undergraduate course is designed to be an exciting and intellectually challenging introduction to the study of Forensic Psychology. Forensic Psychology deals with the interplay between the disciplines of psychology and law. Specifically, this class examines the legal system through the use of psychological concepts, methods, and research results. Although the course covers both criminal and civil aspects of the legal system, the primary focus will be on the role of psychologists in those areas pertaining to the criminal legal system. Class content focuses on theory but also has a strong experiential component as well. Specifically, the class learning experience culminates in the production of a Mock Trial.

CLP 4905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

CLP 5166   Psychopathology

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

Students must take CLP 3144 before enrolling in this course. In depth analysis of child and adult psychological disorders focusing on practical application of the current diagnostic manual in developing diagnostic formulations. Emphasis on an integrative theoretical approach and the empirical foundation for theory, causes, and treatment of psychological disorders.

CLP 5905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

CLP 6905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)