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    Dec 01, 2022  
Lee University Catalog 2016-2017 
    
Lee University Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog]

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PSYC 455 - Childhood Disorders and Intervention Strategies


In this class, students examine and analyze the characteristics of childhood disorders and the problems faced by these children and their families. Clinical Disorders emerging during childhood are covered in great detail including ADHD, Autism, anxiety, depression, and learning disorders. Special attention is also paid to the process of special education and its importance in treatment of exceptional children. The study of children with psychological disorders also includes their cognitive, physical, spiritual, and emotional adjustment. Additionally, this course examines intervention strategies for children. Students are provided with an introduction, as well as application of behavior modification techniques. Students are also exposed to therapeutic techniques in working with children, as well as specialized clinical topics such as play therapy, DIR/”floor time”, Parent Training, ADHD, and Autism.

Prerequisites
PSYC 200, PSYC 250 & PSYC 361

Credit Hours: 3



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