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)