PSYC 391 (A01) - Special Topics in Psychology: Introduction to Atypical Child Development
May 1-24, 2013 MTWRF 4:30- 6:30pm; COR B143
CRN # 31119
This course builds on basic and general knowledge gained in introductory psychology courses and prepares you for more advanced study in development. The course will focus on a critical examination of issues pertaining to developmental psychopathology during childhood and adolescence with an emphasis on the characteristics of the disorders of development, their determinants, outcomes and interventions.
Contemporary research and theories as well as current approaches to intervention and prevention will be emphasized. Topics will include: ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Autism, Eating Disorders (including childhood obesity), among others. Students who have not taken PSYC 241 (Abnormal) can contact the instructor to request permission to waive this prerequisite.
For additional information about this course, please contact the instructor: Ms. Sarah Hutchison, M.Sc. (email@example.com)