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Course Overview

The Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area is one that is very culturally diverse. This course will focus on the special issues that are raised when offering mental health and psychotherapy services to persons of color who reside in this large urban area. During the course, students will have the opportunity to examine the following content areas: the psychology of racism and oppression, theoretical issues and research findings on psychotherapy with minority populations, the impact of therapist racial/cultural characteristics on the therapeutic process, multicultural issues in psychodiagnostic testing, and relevant issues for traditional and emerging minority groups. Each class period will also include a module on an ”urban issue” of concern to area residents.

PSY 781, PSY 834, PSY 836, PSY 865, and PSY 866.

Program: Psychology

Credit: 3

Other Courses

PSY-900

Dissertation Research

This course provides credit for individual student research…

Psychology

Credits 1-3

PSY-985

Advanced Clinical Psychology…

Generally taken in the fourth year or beyond,…

Psychology

Credits 1-3

PSY-986

Advanced Clinical Psychology…

Generally taken in the fourth year or beyond,…

Psychology

Credits 1-3

PSY-987

Advanced Clinical Psychology…

Generally taken in the fourth year or beyond,…

Psychology

Credits 1-3

PSY-990

APPIC Application Preparation…

The primary focus of this course is on…

Psychology

Credits 3

PSY-999

Clinical Psychology Internship

Registration indicates that the student is undertaking a…

Psychology

Credits 1-6