2018-2019 Graduate and Continuing Education Catalog 
    Jun 05, 2020  
2018-2019 Graduate and Continuing Education Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HLC515: Assessment and Treatment Planning

3 Credit(s)
Students learn foundational concepts of assessment, treatment planning, and clinical interviewing methods. Through reading, class discussion, and solving case  studies, students practice how to identify and assess  psychological, cultural, psychosocial, and behavioral factors that cause dysfunction in individuals and family systems. Working individually and in  groups, students demonstrate how to set goals and make plans that integrate clinical and holistic models that address  symptoms, support the  whole person, and promote optimal functioning and well-being. This course introduces psychometrics and common assessment formats; personality and behavior; which will enable a student to arrive at a DSM-5 diagnosis; clinical decision making; traditional evidence-based theories, body-centered psychotherapies, and process-oriented models for treatment.
Prerequisite(s): HLC504 ; HLC505 ; HLC507  or HLC509 .
Co-requisite(s): It may be taken in conjunction with HLC509.