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Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY-629B1 Practicum Case Seminar: Cognitive/Behavioral

2 semester credits

Each 2 unit PSY-629 term (term 1 is 629B1 and so on) is designed to complement the student’s clinical practicum experience. The primary goals of PSY-629 are: a) to provide depth exposure to one broad clinical theoretical orientation, including theoretical understanding, applied skill development, and related research and; b) to provide ongoing case consultation and supervision linked to the training the students are concurrently receiving at their practicum sites. PSY-629B focuses on developing a strong knowledge base in cognitive and behavioral theories and related therapies and relevant research. Emphasis will be placed on the application of these theories and therapies to clinical disorders.
Pre-requisites: PSY-708 , PSY-709 , PSY-711A1 , PSY-747 .
Delivery Method: Blended
Grading Default: Letter
Learning Outcome(s):  

  1. Be familiar with a broad spectrum of cognitive behavioral theories and principles. 
  2. Be able to conceptualize cases from a cognitive behavioral perspective with a clear theory and   evidence-based underpinning. 
  3. Be able to conduct appropriate treatment planning in consideration of client goals, diagnosis, strengths and challenges. 
  4. Be able to intervene therapeutically and empathically with clients from a cognitive behavioral perspective. 
  5. Be knowledgeable of the research on the strengths & weaknesses of CBT.
  6. Be able to demonstrate cultural competency in case applications consistent with CBT.


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