psych 165 green sheet sp 10

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San José State University Department of Psychology Psychology 165, Spring, 2010 Instructor: Sheila Bienenfeld Office Location: DMH 157 Telephone: 408-924-5642 Email: Sheila.bienenfeld@sjsu.edu Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 9:30-10:30 Or by appointment Class Days/Time: Monday and Wednesday, 10:30-11:45 Classroom: DMH 359 Faculty Web Page: http://www.sjsu.edu/people/sheila.bienenfeld/ Copies of the course materials such as the syllabus, major assignment handouts, etc. may be found on my faculty web page accessible through the Quick Links>Faculty Web Page links on the SJSU home page. You are responsible for regularly checking with the messaging system through MySJSU (or other communication system as indicated by me). Course Description: Major theories of behavioral change, with emphasis on counseling of persons with problems in occupational, social, family and individual adjustment. Prerequisite: PSYC 1 Course Goals and Student Learning Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, students will: 1. Be familiar with the major contemporary schools of psychotherapy/counseling. 2. Be able to analyze those schools of thought from a variety of different perspectives, including: a. Their views of “the life well lived” b. Their understanding of the key determinants of human experience c. Their approaches to the treatment of psychological disorders
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d. Their treatment of issues related to human diversity, including gender, ethnicity and others e. Research on the effectiveness of each approach as applied to a variety of populations Required Texts/Readings Textbook Lebow, J.L., (Ed.) Twenty-first century psychotherapies: Contemporary approaches to theory and practice. New York, Wiley. Other Readings Fifteen papers from the published literature (see below). Classroom Protocol Please be on time, turn off cell-phones, and please refrain from surfing the web during class. Dropping and Adding Students are responsible for understanding the policies and procedures about add/drops, academic renewal, etc. Information on add/drops are available at http://info.sjsu.edu/web- dbgen/narr/soc-fall/rec-298.html . Information about late drop is available at http://www.sjsu.edu/sac/advising/latedrops/policy/ . Students should be aware of the current deadlines and penalties for adding and dropping classes.
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