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PS 402 Systems of Psychotherapy
Dapper, Karen L.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.

Course

PS 402 Systems of Psychotherapy

Semester

S1DD 2006 DCX

Faculty

Dapper, Karen L.

Title

Professor of Behavioral Sciences/Adjunct Faculty

Degrees/Certificates

Doctorate in Psychology

Office Location

DSCC

Office Hours

1600-1700 Tuesday and Thursday

Daytime Phone

(614) 889-0015

E-Mail

Karen.Dapper@park.edu

kdapper@yahoo.com

Semester Dates

Jan. 9, 2005 - March 3, 2005

Class Days

N/A Individual study

Class Time

Individual study

Prerequisites

As per Park University requirements

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Corey, Gerald (2005). Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy: Seventh Edition. Brook.Cole Thomson Learning: Belmont, CA

Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore

Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore


Course Description:
Explores the major schools of psychotherapy.  The course includes an extensive use of actual case studies.  Pre-requisites:  PS101, PS401 or PS315 and junior or senior standing.  3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
This professor will engage each student in the learning process via exploration of primary ethical and professional issues related to the various models of psychotherapy.

  Instructor Learning Outcomes

  1. The student will be able to understand, discuss and present the general concepts & ethical/professional issues of the various models of psychotherapy.  The student will demonstrate therapeutic techniques/procedures as they relate to the process of counseling and psychotherapy.
Class Assessment:
Students will be required to read all assigned materials, participate in an ongoing dialogue with the professor and complete written assignments, examinations, and a term paper.

Grading:
Seven examinations worth 100 points each
One term paper worth 500 points
Weekly written assignments worth 50 points each

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Submission of late assignments must be preapproved by the professor.  All assignments must be turned in by the last day to the term

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Participation is expected and an integral part of the final grade.  The student is expected to attend all meetings and be on time.  All examinations, written assignments and the term paper are due as noted below.  Any deviation from the schedule below will need prior approval by the professor

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
January 9 - Review syllalbus.  Read, discuss, and complete written assignments for Chapters 1,2 & 3. Discuss and approve term paper.

January 16 - Read, discuss, and complete written assignments for Chapters 4 & 5. Turn in exams for Chapters 1,2, & 3. Continue with term paper.

January 23 - Read, discuss, and complete written assignments for Chapters 6 & 7. Turn in exams on Chapters 4 & 5.  Continue with term paper

January 30 - Read, discuss, and complete written assignments for Chapters 8 & 9.  Turn in exams on Chapters 6 & 7.  Continue with term paper

February 6 - Read, discuss, and complete written assignments for Chapters 10 & 11.  Turn in exams on Chapters 8 & 9.  Continue with term paper

February 13 - Read, discuss, and complete written assignments for Chapters 12 & 13.  Turn in exams for Chapters 10 & 11.  Continue with term paper

February 20 - Read, discuss, and complete written assignments for Chapters 14 & 15.  Turn in exams for Chapters 12 & 13.  Continue with term paper

February 27 - Read and discuss Chapter 16.  Turn in exams for Chapters 14 & 15.  Turn in term paper.


Term Paper Requirements:
The student will complete a term paper relevant to one identified psychotherapy model.  Appropriate topics for the term paper must be discussed with the professor for prior approval.  The paper should be a minimum of eight pages in length, but no more than ten.  It should be double spaced and cited appropriately with a resource page and type written in APA style. This paper is due the last day of the term and is worth 500 points.

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.   Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89

Disability Guidelines:
Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .

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