Dates/Times TBA GPSA702B-K Small Group Studies (SGS) – Summer ACAP

Dates/Times TBA GPSA702B-K Small Group Studies (SGS)

This supervised group study course is taken throughout the summer for students who are engaged in fieldwork or clinical case. The students study individual cases at their Fieldwork Site in depth, presenting and reading about the dynamics of each case as well as their personal reactions to the client. The students process the challenges in working with and learning about serious psychopathology in a treatment relationship. The goal of the course is to help students identify the defenses of narcissistic clients and the countertransference reactions of the treating therapist. Students will present cases with process notes as a way to study the dynamics of the cases. Each week three students meet with the faculty and present their cases, studying the most therapeutic approach to each case.

GPSA 104 Multicultural Issues in Mental Health Work / Lapides -Summer ACAP

Thursday 5:30-8:45pm GPSA 104 Multicultural Issues in Mental Health Work / Lapides

Multicultural Issues in Mental Health Work is a counseling course designed to introduce students to theoretical models of diversity and identity development. Students will examine theories of Race, Ethnicity, Class, Sex, Gender, Sexual Orientation and Ability, as a means of understanding the development and utility of one’s own belief system, as well as the beliefs, values and experiences of a diverse client base. This course will address the notion of ‘difference’ within the therapeutic hour and examine the role and influence of systemic factors within the counseling process. This course may have alternate assignments to make up for class time. (3-cr)

GPSA 704 Fieldwork Seminar – Focus on Basic Techniques and Small Group Studies (SGS) / Vaccaro – Summer ACAP

Wednesday 6:30-9:45pm GPSA 704 Fieldwork Seminar – Focus on Basic Techniques and Small Group Studies (SGS) / Vaccaro The Fieldwork

experiences provide an opportunity to apply theory and practice of psychoanalytic techniques in a clinical setting under supervision. As the student moves through the fieldwork sequence, the student has increasing ability for independence and develops professional identity. The student learns basic techniques to enable individuals to tolerate more comfortably the stimulation of importance and professional, ethical and cultural issues will be examined throughout the course. Students psychoeducational group in addition to individual work with clients. This course may have alternate assignments to make up for class time. (4-cr)

GPSA 101 Assessment and Appraisal / Hughes – Summer ACAP

Tuesday 5:30-8:45pm GPSA 101 Assessment and Appraisal / Hughes

This course provides an overview of the appraisal process including observation, interviewing, measures, resources and tools to formulate a clinical understanding of clients within a broad range of settings and within a survey of populations. Behavior, observations, etiology, symptomology, assessment, countertransference, and treatment will be examined in working with clients representing the lifespan. The course examines issues of reliability, diversity, limitations and ethical practice in relation to the validity of the assessments. Students explore the relationship between assessment, findings, diagnosis, intervention and treatment planning. This course may have alternate assignments to make up for class time. (3-cr)