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2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COUN 617 - Psychopathology: Diagnosis and Treatment Planning


This course introduces counseling students to the concepts of psychopathology and to major diagnostic categories of the current DSM. General principles and practices for the promotion of optimal human development and mental health will be discussed. Emphasis is placed on differential diagnosis and understanding of how cultural, biological, social, psychopharmacology and psychological factors are necessary when developing a holistic and ethical, culturally responsive model of assessment and treatment planning.

Credits: 3