Child & Adolescent Psych

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Psychology
Course Number: 
364
Institution: 
Amherst College

This course examines the development, maintenance, and treatment of psychopathology in children and adolescents. Disorders discussed will include behavioral (e.g., Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Conduct Disorder), anxiety (e.g., the phobias and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder), mood (e.g. Depression), and developmental (e.g. Autism). Using a developmental perspective, topics will focus on risk factors, theory and etiology, family and social influences, and evidence-based psycho-social treatments. Course readings will come predominantly from empirical research articles and will be discussed in-depth in class. Students will be expected to participate actively in class discussions, to provide written reaction papers, and to develop a final research proposal.  


Requisite: PSYC 228.  Open to juniors and seniors. Limited to 15 students.  Fall semester. Professor McQuade.


 

Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Schedule #: 
PSYC-364-01-1718F

Course Sections

Child & Adolescent Psych
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Julia McQuade jmcquade@amherst.edu W 02:00PM-04:30PM MCLS 428