GPSA760/761 Clinical Research Tutorial – Day/time arranged with instructor

GPSA760/761 Clinical Research Tutorial – Day/time arranged with instructor

Students in the Certificate program work individually with a research chairperson after development of a proposal approved by the training committee. The chairperson assists the student in completion of the proposal for the project through completion, approval and final presentation of the project. (3-cr)

GPSA704 Continuing Fieldwork Seminar & SGS / Bratt Thursday Time TBA/ May 28 – July 30

GPSA704 Continuing Fieldwork Seminar & SGS / Bratt
Thursday Time TBA May 28 – July 30

The Fieldwork experiences provides an opportunity to apply theory and practice counseling and psychoanalytic techniques through practicing in a clinical setting under supervision. GPSA704 is taken when the student has not completed the required number of total fieldwork hours, fieldwork paper or presentation by the completion of course GSPA703. The student remains enrolled in GSPA704 until the fieldwork study, paper and presentation are completed. As the student moves through the fieldwork sequence, the student has increasing ability for independence and develops professional identity. The student learns advanced 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.

GPSA 586 Career Counseling / Chang Wednesday 5:00-8:45pm /May 27 – July 29

GPSA 586 Career Counseling / Chang
Wednesday 5:00-8:45pm May 27 – July 29

This course designed to provide an understanding of career development and the interrelationship between careers and personality; lifespan development; family; lifestyle choices; use of defense mechanisms and diversity. A broad understanding of career development theories, occupational and educational information sources, assessment tools, and measures, decision-making models and online resources will be reviewed. Students’ assignments will be based on self-assessment modules in which the student will apply concepts, tools and theory to the student’s own life experience.

GPSA 532 Group Dynamics II: Group Leadership / Silver Tuesday 5:00-8:45pmMay 26 – July 28

GPSA 532 Group Dynamics II: Group Leadership / Silver
Tuesday 5:00-8:45pmMay 26 – July 28

This course provides an opportunity to study specific issues relating to therapeutic work with groups in a variety of settings and across different theoretical, clinical frameworks. Through assigned readings, class interaction, and case presentations students will develop an understanding of the unique leadership role involved in effectively leading groups. Ways of studying group dynamics, helping members interact and connect, assessing group progress, as well as designing and implementing therapeutic interventions will be studied. The unique interpersonal dynamics presented in the group situation can be studied from a diverse and comparative theoretical and clinical perspective through this ongoing process of the interactive group class. In addition, the stressors, demands and personal impact on the clinician of working with relationships in groups will be explored. More than 10 clock hours of this course are structured as a group experience activity. (3-cr)

GPSA 161 Psychoanalytic Theory II: Fundamentals of Freud STUDY ABROAD May 23 – 31, 2020 – Prague, Vienna, London

GPSA 161 Psychoanalytic Theory II: Fundamentals of Freud
STUDY ABROAD May 23 – 31, 2020 – Prague, Vienna, London

This course follows Freud’s conception of libido theory from its inception through later developments. It then examines Freud’s later papers on drive theory and the repetition compulsion; the division of the psyche into ego, id and superego; the sources of anxiety; the effects of innate destructiveness on the prospects for civilization; and Freud’s final summary of the state of analysis. Students also consider the continuing influence of these papers on contemporary thought, examining current uses of Freud’s drive theories. For additional information please email grants@acapnj.org.