Course Detail
2.0 - 10.0
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Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Recommended Prerequisite: PSYCT 7200.
This elective is designed to provide extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of acutely disturbed children and adolescents. For those interested, intensive individual psychotherapy with children and adolescents is offered. Course objectives are to further knowledge and experience in (1) diagnosis of psychiatric disorders in children using DSM-IV criteria; (2) use of psychotropic medications in children and adolescents; (3) psychological management of inpatient children and adolescents to include behavior modification; (4) treatment and disposition planning using a biopsychosocial approach. Course objectives will be met through direct patient contact and daily supervision with the assigned attending and fellow. Evaluation method: Clinical (subjective) evaluation.