Classes

Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Psychological Disorders

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2016

Catalog Number: 8446

Covers current cognitive-behavioral approaches to the treatment of common psychological disorders in adults. Emphasis is on the practical aspects of treatment, and on treatment outcome research. Includes theoretical underpinnings of cognitive-behavioral therapy.

Note: Limited to Harvard graduate students in clinical psychology.

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Clinical Research Laboratory

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2015

Catalog Number: 5628

Provides instruction and experience conducting clinical research in laboratory and clinical settings, with a special focus on severe psychopathology. Topics will include: Self-Injurious behaviors, depression, and adult attachment patterns in close relationships.

Note: Open to graduate and undergraduate students working in the instructor’s laboratory.

Half course (fall term; repeated spring term). Hours to be arranged.

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Diagnostic Interviewing [Psychology 2460]

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2015

Catalog Number: 4157 Enrollment: Limited to 12.

Students develop clinical interviewing and diagnostic skills using the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-III-R and other instruments. Examines issues in diagnosis and assessment; provides exposure to psychopathology syndromes via tapes and clinical interviews.

Note: Graduate students only.

Prerequisite: Psychology 2040.

 

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Clinical Assessment and Treatment Practicum [Psychology 3070]

Semester: 

N/A

Catalog Number: 4439
Jill M. Hooley 1191 and members of the Department

Faculty interview psychiatric inpatients to demonstrate establishing treatment alliances, gathering histories, and initial assessment. Group discussion will consider how theoretical principles are applied to clinical work.

Note: Limited to graduate students in clinical psychology.

Half course (fall term; repeated spring term). Hours to be arranged.

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Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice

Semester: 

N/A

Catalog Number: 2771 Enrollment: Limited to 20.

Extends the material covered in Psychology 18 in a more clinical direction. Provides students with an opportunity to approach issues in clinical psychology from a scientist-practitioner perspective. Focuses on how research-based approaches to the study and treatment of psychopathology can translate into high quality ethical care for patients with major psychiatric problems.

Prerequisite: Science of Living Systems 20 or its predecessors; Psychology 18; and at least one other course in psychopathology...

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