Psychological Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
Formerly: PSYC 436
Examines research and theory in clinical child psychology and developmental psychopathology. Discusses a variety of mental health challenges with respect to their description, etiology, treatment, and prevention. Multiple theoretical perspectives are covered to understand risk and protective factors across childhood and adolescence.
- Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 366, PSYC 436.
- Either PSYC 100A and PSYC 100B (this set of prerequisites will only be accepted through summer 2017), or PSYC 260; and
- PSYC 201; or
- permission of the department.
Prior course in developmental or child psychology, and PSYC 361 or prior volunteer experience with a community agency recommended.