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University of Oregon
Course:
Spsy 650 - Devel Psychopathology

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UNIVERSITY OF OREGON School Psychology Program SPSY 650 Child Development and Psychopathology Course Syllabus Schedule Winter 2007 ED 136 Instructor Bernadette Marie Bullock Ph D Office Child Family Center Email bullock uoregon edu Office Phone 346 4739 Website http cfc uoregon edu scientists bullock Office Hours By appointment Course Assistant Cynthia Heywood M S Email cheywood uoregon edu Class Meets Registration Program Phone 968 0902 Wednesdays 9 00 11 50pm CRN 25230 4 credits http education uoregon edu field htm id 34 Course Description and Objectives In this course we will explore the etiology classification and developmental trajectories of behavioral emotional and severe psychiatric disorders within a development and psychopathology framework Readings and lecture material are derived from a number of theoretical and empirical sources however the development and psychopathology framework will be used to provide a cohesive model for understanding normative and problematic adjustment This course will emphasize theoretically and empirically informed assessment of child and adolescent wellbeing and psychopathology While childhood and adolescence will be emphasized principles and practices can be applied to the lifespan We will consider the advantages and pitfalls of the nosology that is currently used in the traditional diagnoses of children and adolescents and the advantages and pitfalls of this approach as it relates to case conceptualization and treatment While the course readings will be diagnostically structured and theoretical in nature we will also embark on the critical evaluation of these materials relative to diagnosis clinical practice and their application in the diverse world in which we live The dialectic in which we engage during this seminar is intended to stimulate novel ways of considering mental health and illness and our role as scientists and practitioners Knowledge Domain Students will be able to recognize understand and discuss 1



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