PS 402 Systems of Psychotherapy
S2R 2006 SC
French, Brenda F.
M.A. Education (Counseling)Nationally Certfied CounselorLicensed Professional Counselor
M-F 8:00am - 2:00pm
8:00 - 1:00 PM
Textbook: Current Psychotherapies, 7th Edition, Raymond Corsini, 2005.
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: The instructor will engage the learner in an interactive, didactical approach to learning through the use of lecture, discussion, case studies,and role playing.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Successful completion of this course is contingent upon class participation, attendance, and satisfactory performance on two exams, two written projects, and one presentation.
Grading: The final grade will be determined using the average of four grades. Two exams and two written project required.
F= Below 65
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: March 18 Overview and Introduction: Chps. 1,2
March 25 Chapters 3,4: Adlerian & Analytical
April 1 Chapter 5: Person-Centered Therapy
April 8 Exam I
April 15 Chapters 6,7: RET & Behavior Therapy
April 22 Chapters 8,9: Cognitive & Existential Therapy
April 29 Chapter 10,12: Gestalt & Family Therapy
May 6 Exam II
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