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Abnormal Psychology (PSY 212)

Term: 2016-2017 Academic Year Spring


Dr. Jill Gorman
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Wed, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (1/23/2017 - 5/12/2017) Location: TOWA


PSY 212 (Formerly SS 233) ? Abnormal Psychology

This course is designed to produce an understanding of the etiologies, characteristics, diagnoses, treatments and prognoses of a variety of exceptionalities that have limiting effects on human potential (3 Credits). Prerequisite: PSY 105


PSY 212
1. Understand the social, racial, ethnic , psychological, educational, and intervention issues associated with each exceptionality.
2. Assess each exceptionality from the viewpoints of the theoretical paradigms which includes sociocultural presented in this course.
3. Describe exceptionalities using the diagnostic system of the American Psychiatric Association (DSM-IV).
4. Develop a case study that includes an ssessment, theoretical review, and treatment plan for one or more selected exceptionalities.