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Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Recommended Prerequisite: PSYCT 7200.
The student performs as an acting intern at the Children's Center which is a day treatment facility for emotionally and behaviorally disturbed preschool children. Emphasis is on early developmental issues, both normal and abnormal. Course objectives are to gain knowledge and experience in (1) assessment and diagnosis of psychiatric disorders in preschool children using DSM-IV criteria; (2) preparing evaluations using input from a multi-disciplinary team; (3) use of psychotropic medications in preschool children; (4) groups and individual therapy of children. Course objectives will be met by direct patient contact and daily supervision with the assigned attending. Evaluation method: Clinical (subjective) evaluation.