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PSYCLN 501 Issues in Clinical Psychology (1, max. 3)
Personal and professional issues in clinical psychology. Required for all first-year graduate students majoring in clinical and child-clinical psychology. Prerequisite: graduate major standing in clinical psychology. Instructors: Smith Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AW.
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PSYCLN 502 Child Clinical Psychology (4)
Issues and content of child clinical psychology, promotion of student's beginning work in research. Prerequisite: graduate major or minor standing in child-clinical psychology.
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PSYCLN 510 Research Methods in Clinical and Community Psychology (4) Lengua
Addresses issues concerning the design and implementation of research in clinical and community psychology. Topics include validity; reliability; experimental, quasi-, and non-experimental designs; causal inference; interpretation of data; and research ethics. Provides students with tools to evaluate research, develop hypotheses, and design rigorous empirical studies. Offered: A.
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PSYCLN 511 Single Subject Design and Research (3)
Single subject designs (reversal, multiple baseline, changing criterion) and their application to clinical cases. Prerequisite: graduate major standing in clinical psychology, or permission of instructor. Instructors: Kohlenberg Offered: W.
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PSYCLN 520 Psychological Assessment (3)
Provides a foundation in the theory underlying adult assessment as well as training in specific adult assessment techniques. Focuses on behavioral and cognitive assessment. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.
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PSYCLN 521 Assessment of Intelligence (5)
Current theory and research on intelligence and intelligence testing; training in administration, scoring, and interpretation of major intelligence tests; ethical issues in assessment. Prerequisite: graduate major standing in child-clinical or clinical psychology, or graduate minor standing in child-clinical psychology. Instructors: King, Lengua Offered: Sp.
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PSYCLN 522 Psychological Assessment of Children (5)
Assessment techniques appropriate to children, including those for infants, special problems of preschool and school-age children; projective tests, family interviews, and target observational assessment; training in administration of selected techniques. Prerequisite: PSYCLN 521 and permission of instructor.
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PSYCLN 523 Approaches to Psychological Assessment (4)
Problem-solving approach to psychological assessment; review of psychological tests and procedures and presentation of approaches to their clinical interpretation and use. Required for all graduate students majoring in clinical and child-clinical psychology. Prerequisite: graduate major standing in clinical psychology. Offered: Sp.
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PSYCLN 524 Clinical Personality Assessment (3)
Use of objective personality inventories in the description of normal and abnormal personality and use of such information in case conceptualization and treatment planning. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory. Prerequisite: clinical psychology graduate standing. Instructors: Smith Credit/no-credit only.
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PSYCLN 525 Practicum in Psychological Assessment (2)
Demonstration and practice of selected psychological test procedures and interviewing skills. Concurrent registration in PSYCH 576 or PSYCH 578 required. Required for all first-year graduate students majoring in clinical and child-clinical psychology. Prerequisite: graduate major standing in clinical or child-clinical psychology and permission of instructor.
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PSYCLN 530 Behavior Disorders (5)
Major types of behavior disorders, with emphasis on clinical manifestations, relevant research, and theoretical perspectives. Required for all graduate students majoring in clinical psychology. Prerequisite: graduate standing in psychology, or permission of instructor. Instructors: Zoellner Offered: W.
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PSYCLN 531 Developmental Psychopathology (5)
Broad survey of major categories of child and adolescent disorders. Emphasis on scientific, empirical approach to description, classification, and research literature on these disorders. Required for all graduate students majoring in child clinical psychology. Prerequisite: graduate standing in psychology, or permission of instructor.
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PSYCLN 532 Anxiety Disorders (3) Zoellner
General topics related to primary anxiety disorders (panic, OCD, GAD, posttraumatic stress disorder, and specific phobias), including diagnosis, theory, and treatment.
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PSYCLN 540 Systems of Psychotherapy (3)
Theory and research of major systems of psychotherapy, including the psychodynamic, behavioral, cognitive, and family systems approaches as an introduction to subsequent practica in clinical psychology. Required for all graduate students majoring in clinical psychology. Prerequisite: graduate standing in psychology, or permission of instructor. Instructors: George Offered: A.
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PSYCLN 541 Approaches to Child Treatment (4)
Major approaches to child psychotherapy, including specific applications, issues in treatment, and research. Prerequisite: graduate major standing in child-clinical psychology, or permission of instructor. Offered: Sp.
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PSYCLN 542 Behavior Change (5)
Behavioral theory and behavioral approaches to treatment. Prerequisite: PSYCH 518 and permission of instructor. Instructors: Kohlenberg Offered: Sp.
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PSYCLN 544 Behavioral Methods: Clinical Interventions (3) M. Linehan
Provides students with basic skills required for competent practice of cognitive and behavioral therapies. Topics include behavioral skills training, cognitive restructuring, contingency management, and exposure-based procedures. Prerequisite: minimum second year graduate clinical psychology student.
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PSYCLN 545 Introduction to Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (3) Linehan
Introduces dialectical behavioral therapy, an empirically supported treatment approach for high risk clinical populations. Topics include mindfulness, dialectics, validation, behavioral therapy, and case conceptualization. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: A.
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PSYCLN 546 Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Group Training (3) Linehan
In-depth learning of skills training component of dialectical behavior therapy, an empirically supported treatment approach for high risk clinical populations. Topics include skills in mindfulness, emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness and distress tolerance. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: A.
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PSYCLN 547 Methods in Suicide and Crisis Intervention (3) Linehan
Provides a foundation for risk assessment and crisis intervention with suicidal individuals. Addresses risk factors for suicide across the age range, and methods for both behavioral interventions and crisis management with suicidal individuals. Also covers ethical issues. Offered: Sp.
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PSYCLN 560 Minority Mental Health (3)
Surveys topics on mental health and treatment of racial and ethnic minorities. Theory emphases include: models addressing ethnic identity, cross-cultural differences, models of culturally sensitive intervention. Practice emphases include unique psychotherapy strategies for: African-, Asian-, and Latino-Americans, and American Indians. Prerequisite: graduate clinical major standing in psychology, or permission of instructor. Instructors: George, Simoni
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PSYCLN 561 Community Psychology (4)
Overview of key issues and concepts in the field of community psychology. History of field and overview of different models used to conceptualize system-level mental health issues and delivery systems. Emphasizes theory and research rather than intervention. Prerequisite: psychology graduate student, or permission of instructor.
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PSYCLN 562 Cross-Cultural Competency I (2)
Focuses on development of multicultural competence in the provision of psychological services to meet APA guidelines for ethnic, linguistic, and culturally diverse populations. Students address personal development, increase their knowledge of diverse groups, and study effective models of intervention in working with clients of diverse backgrounds. Prerequisite: PSYCH 580. Instructors: George
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PSYCLN 563 Cross-Cultural Competency II (2)
Third in the graduate multicultural-competence sequence. Focuses on American ethnic minorities, multiracial children and families, social action, and organizational development. Prerequisite: PSYCH 581. Instructors: George
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PSYCLN 570 Advances in Clinical Psychology (3-5, max. 30)
Intensive readings from the current literature on an emerging topic or theoretical perspective in clinical psychology. Student presentations and discussion. Prerequisite: graduate standing in psychology, or permission of instructor. Instructors: George, Kohlenberg, Linehan, Smith, Zoellner
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PSYCLN 571 Advances in Child Clinical Psychology (3-5, max. 30)
Intensive readings from the current literature on an emerging topic or theoretical perspective in child clinical psychology. Prerequisite: graduate standing in psychology, or permission of instructor. Instructors: King, Lengua
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PSYCLN 572 Seminar in Clinical Psychology (1-2, max. 30)
Weekly meetings for discussion of current topics. Prerequisite: graduate standing in psychology, or permission instructor. Instructors: George, Kohlenberg, Linehan, Simoni, Smith, Zoellner
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PSYCLN 573 Seminar in Child Clinical Psychology (1-2, max. 30)
Weekly meetings for discussion of current topics. Prerequisite: graduate standing in psychology, or permission of instructor. Instructors: King, Lengua
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PSYCLN 580 Clinical Practica and Colloquium (1-3) C. Fagan
Required of all clinical psychology graduate students seeing clients in the clinic. Clinical colloquium required of all second-year students, optional for others. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWS.
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PSYCLN 581 Clinical Methods: Interviewing (2) Fagan
Provides the foundation for developing good clinical skills. Enables students to conduct an initial clinical interview and generate a diagnostic formulation, problem list, and treatment plan after taking a complete history. Limited to and required of all second-year clinical psychology graduate students. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: A.
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PSYCLN 582 Clinical Methods: Ethics (3) Fagan
Enables students to acquire a thorough working knowledge of the American Psychological Association's Ethical Standards for Psychologists; an awareness of Washington state law as it affects psychologists and a knowledge of how to identify and solve ethical dilemmas. Limited to and required of all second-year clinical psychology graduate students. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: W.
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PSYCLN 583 Clinical Supervision (4, max. 100)
Supervised psychotherapy involving several individual clients. Separate consultations with instructor for intensive supervision of each case. Occasional meetings in small groups of instructors and students to discuss case material. Assigned readings appropriate to each case with opportunities to discuss these with instructor. Prerequisite: clinical psychology graduate standing and permission of instructor. Instructors: George, King, Kohlenberg, Lengua, Linehan, Simoni, Smith, Zoellner Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.
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PSYCLN 585 Fieldwork in Clinical Psychology (1-5, max. 36)
Prerequisite: second-year graduate major standing and permission of departmental faculty. Instructors: George, King, Kohlenberg, Lengua, Linehan, Simoni, Smith, Zoellner
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PSYCLN 596 Advanced Clinical Practicum (1-6, max. 55)
Advanced supervised training in specific empirically supported treatment approaches. Each practicum provides intensive training in a specific treatment, such as dialectical behavior therapy, functional analytic psychotherapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, mindfulness-based relapse prevention, and exposure treatment for anxiety disorders. Prerequisite: graduate standing in clinical psychology; PSYCH 593; permission of instructor. Instructors: Kohlenberg, Linehan, Smith, Zoellner Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.
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