Oct 27, 2020  
Fitchburg State University 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COUN 8132 - Psychopathology II: Treatment Planning and Outcome


3 cr.
This course is an advanced graduate mental health counseling psychology course, which assumes familiarity with patterns of emotional and behavioral disturbances and competency in utilizing the DSM-5 to determine differential diagnosis. In addition to discussing psychopathology and diagnosis, this course focuses on differential treatment planning and outcome effectiveness. Treatment planning examines various interventions, including psychopharmacology and modalities of categories of psychopathology. Students explore the role of the multidisciplinary team and the need for consultation and/or referral. Treatment termination indication is also covered.

A field based experience (50 hours minimum) is required for this course. Prerequisite(s): Admission to counseling program, COUN 7030  and COUN 8130  



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