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PSY-710E Projective Assessment: Thematic Apperception Test

3 semester credits

This course provides an introduction and overview to the Thematic Apperception Test. It includes a consideration of the conceptual and research literature associated with the TAT as well as skill development in administering, scoring, and using the instrument ethically and appropriately in various settings.
Pre-requisites: PSY-710B 
Co-requisites: Required co-requisite unless already completed: PSY-710C 
Delivery Method: Blended
Grading Default: Letter
Learning Objective(s):  

1. Understand the development of and theory behind Thematic Apperception techniques.

2. Be able to demonstrate proper administration of the TAT (CAT and SAT).

3. Know the basics of at least one of the five standardized scoring systems and understand the advantages and disadvantages of its use and that of other scoring systems.

4. Know, at a beginning level, how to interpret and apply thematic apperception measures for assessment.

5. Be familiar with theory and research applications of the TAT, including cross-cultural studies.

6. Be able to write up TAT results in a format appropriate for inclusion in an evaluation report.

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