PSY 234◊ Abnormal Child & Adolescence Psychology

3 credits

Introduction to the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of childhood and adolescent psychological disorders. Consists of an integration of theory and empirical research as it relates to the study of biological, psychosocial and sociocultural origins of abnormal behavior. The assessment, categorization, treatment and prevention of abnormal child and adolescent behavior will be covered.

Prerequisite: PSY 100

Lecture: 3 hours