Psyc 500 learning objectives

Psyc 500 learning objectives - 1 Introduction to Abnormal...

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1 Introduction to Abnormal Child Psychology Learning Objectives 1. To outline some of the critical issues in abnormal child psychology 2. To describe important features that distinguish most child and adolescent disorders 3. To identify key historical breakthroughs in abnormal child psychology 4. To consider how children’s mental health problems were addressed in the past and how this view has changed over time 5. To define the term “psychological disorder” and discuss some of the implications of this definition 6. To explain the purpose of defining psychological disorders 7. To consider some of the factors that influence a child’s development and outcome 8. To discuss the significance of children’s mental health today 9. To identify some of the key factors that affect rates and expression of children’s mental disorders 10. To examine the main goals for studying psychological disorders in childhood 2 Theories and Causes Learning Objectives 1. To outline three main underlying assumptions of abnormal child psychology
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