SEM:CULT/ETHNICITY/MENTAL HLTH

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Psychology

Course Number: 
350
Institution: 
Smith College
This course aims to advance multicultural thinking in the study and practice of psychology by increasing understanding about mental health problems affecting the major U.S. ethnic minority groups. First, the course will use self-examination to provide an experiential understanding of ethnocultural development. Second, it will provide theoretical models and concepts for understanding ethnic minority mental health in a sociocultural, historical, psychological, and methodological context. Third, it will review culturally sensitive and responsive approaches to psychological assessment and treatment of psychological distress. Prerequisites: PSY 100 and at least one of the following: PSY 150, 260,263.
Comments: 

Instructor Permission. Not open to first-years, sophomores

Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
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Schedule #: 
39963-S13

Course Sections

SEM:CULT/ETHNICITY/MENTAL HLTH
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Nnamdi Pole; Byron Zamboanga

npole@smith.edu; bzamboan@smith.edu

TTh 03:00-04:20

BASS 203