GPSA702 Fieldwork Internship Seminar – Issues of Bias in the Treatment of Mental Illness & Supervised Group Studies (SGS) (4 credits)

Wednesday, 4:50 – 7:10pm GPSA 702 Fieldwork Seminar: When and How to Intervene: Transference and Countertransference/ Vaccaro



Monday, 6:00 – 7:00pm GPSA 702N – SGS/Miller7

Tuesday, 10:30 – 12:00pm GPSA 702C – SGS/Ashworth

Tuesday, 1:00 – 2:30pm GPSA 702B – SGS/Gerber

Tuesday, 2:00 – 3:30pm GPSA 702F – SGS/Lapides

Tuesday, 3:00 – 4:30pm GPSA 702P – SGS/Hess

Thursday, 9:30 – 11:00am GPSA 702G – SGS/Bratt

Thursday, 12:00 – 1:30pm GPSA 702L – SGS/Vaccaro

Thursday, 2:00 – 3:30pm GPSA 702M – SGS/Miele

Thursday, 2:15 – 3:15pm GPSA 702B – SGS/Lazar

Thursday, 3:10 – 4:40 pm GPSA 702J – SGS/Semel

Thursday, 3:15 – 4:45 pm GPSA 702K – SGS/DeLia

In this course, students will study their countertransference responses, listen to, and become aware of client’s dynamics and how each client speaks to present these dynamics through symbolic communication. This clinical course has a focus on how perceptions shape our views of various society groups. Aspects of bias that influence practice experiences are examined while providing client hours at an externship site. Students will identify the phenomena of bias in cases presented in relation to diversity in terms of ethic. Sociological and psychopathological processes. They will learn to observe their own reactions to the clinical work and use with growing understanding as a clinical and technical tool. Students’ will achieve this by studying internal unexamined perceptions as well as broader societal prejudices, society trends and subgroups, interactions patterns and the impact of differing lifestyles and maladaptive behaviors, including stress, abuse and discrimination on subjective responses.