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ELEMENTS OF CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
 
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PSY 480 Week 1 Examination of Clinical Psychology Paper
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you examine clinical psychology.
Address the following items:

  • Discuss the history and evolving nature of clinical psychology.

  • Explain the role of research and statistics in clinical psychology.

  • Discuss the differences between clinical psychology and other mental health professions, including social work, psychiatry, and school psychology.


Include a minimum of two sources from peer-reviewed publications.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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PSY 480 Week 2 Major Approaches to Clinical Psychology Presentation
Select one of the following disorders:

  • Depressive disorder

  • Generalized anxiety disorder

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder


Create a Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation in which you compare and contrast the major approaches to clinical psychology—psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and family systems—in relation to the selected disorder. Address the following items:

  • Discuss the philosophical origins of each approach.

  • Identify the goals of each approach.

  • Describe the techniques and strategies used by each approach.

  • Explain how each approach affects the treatment strategies for your selected disorder.

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of each approach, in relation to your selected disorder, based on treatment outcome research.


Include speaker notes with your presentation.
Incorporate information from at least five peer-reviewed publications.
Cite each outside source on a slide titled References.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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PSY 480 Week 2 Quiz
Complete the Week 2 quiz.
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Week 2 Quiz
 
Multiple Choice: Read each question and select the correct answer.
 

  1. Which of the following is a potential threat to effective interviewing?


 
a.     Time of day
b.     Interviewer bias
c.     Structured interviews
d.     Self-monitoring
 
 
 
2.     Anita, a 20-year-old college student, comes in for an evaluation. When the clinician asks her what brings her in for therapy, she answers, “I wanted to know how to get rid of the fairies in my dorm room. They come out every night, and their pixie dust makes me sneeze, so I can’t go to sleep.” Based on Anita’s answer, which of the following is the most appropriate tool to use for further assessment?


a.     Crisis interview
b.     Computer-based interview
c.     Self-monitoring
d.     Mental status interview
                                                                                
3.     Isaac is a single, 40-year-old male who runs his own business. Lately, he feels tired all the time, lacks motivation and appetite, and is not enthusiastic about anything. Based on his symptoms, which type of interview is most appropriate to use?


a.     Termination
b.     Crisis
c.     Mental status
d.     Diagnostic
 
4.     What is a risk factor when assessing for suicide?
 
a.     The type of questionnaire used
b.     Previous attempts
c.     Watching movies about suicide
d.     Maintaining an active social structure
 
5.     A crisis interview would be appropriate to
 
a.     assess how family of origin influences a person’s ability to handle a crisis
b.     obtain a clearer understanding of a patient’s diagnosis
c.     assess whether a depressed client with frequent suicidal thoughts has formulated a detailed plan
d.     screen for a patient’s level of psychological functioning
 
6.     A company wants to use a psychological test to screen for emotional stability for a sensitive position. Which of the following tests is the best choice for the company to use?
 
a.     Cognitive Assessment System
b.     Weschler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS-IV)
c.     Woodcock-Johnson
d.     Sixteen Personality Factors (16PF)
 
7.     ________ testing presents specific questions or statements to which a person responds by using specific answers or a scale. ________ is an example of this type of testing.
 
a.     Objective; MMPI
b.     Projective; TAT
c.     Functional; NEO-PI-R
d.     Intelligence; Stanford-Binet
 
8.     ________ testing uses ambiguous or unstructured testing stimuli to which a person responds freely to the testing stimuli. ________ is an example of this type of testing.
 
a.     Objective; MMPI
b.     Projective; TAT
c.     Functional; NEO-PI-R
d.     Intelligence; Stanford-Binet
 

  1. ________ testing is used to learn more about a person’s overall cognitive strengths and weaknesses. ________ is an example of this type of testing.



a.     Objective; MMPI
b.     Projective; TAT
c.     Functional; NEO-PI-R
d.     Intelligence; Stanford-Binet
 

  1. Which of the following is a multicultural issue for any of the psychological instruments customarily used in the United States?


 
a.     Level of acculturation
b.     Preconceived notions
c.     Theoretical orientation
d.     Distortion of information  
 
 
PSY 480 Week 3 Application of Clinical Psychology Paper
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word analysis of your selected case, in which you demonstrate an application of clinical psychology in a real-world situation.
Address the following items:

  • Provide a brief overview of your selected case.

  • Discuss the biological, psychological, and social factors involved in your selected case.

  • Use your selected case study to explain which interventions would be appropriate in the field of clinical psychology. For each intervention you select, provide the following:


    • The rationale for selecting the intervention

    • What would be done

    • Who would be involved

    • In what setting the intervention would occur

    • Which area the intervention is targeting, such as biological, psychological, or social factors



Use information from at least three peer-reviewed publications to support your points.
Format your analysis consistent with APA guidelines, including a reference page.

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PSY 480 Week 4 Practice of Clinical Psychology Worksheet
Complete the University of Phoenix Material: The Practice of Clinical Psychology Worksheet.
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The Practice of Clinical Psychology Worksheet
 
Answer the following questions. Your response to each question must be at least 150 words in length.
 
1.     What are at least two legal issues associated with clinical psychology? Provide an example of a situation that could be legal but unethical. Explain your response.
 
2.     What are at least two ethical issues associated with clinical psychology? Provide an example of a situation that could be ethical but illegal. Explain your response.
 
3.     Define professional boundaries, boundary crossings, and boundary violations. What effects do boundaries have on the therapeutic relationship?
 
4.     What are at least two cultural limitations associated with assessment and treatment? In your response, discuss the use or misuse of assessment instruments, therapy techniques, research results, or any other facet of clinical practice that could have potentially harmful, culture-specific implications.
 
 
PSY 480 Week 4 Professional Interview and Response
Refer to the University of Phoenix Material: Professional Interview and Response Guidelines for assignment guidelines.
Interview two helping service professionals from two different settings, such as a school, hospital, or prison. Ensure that at least one of the interviewees is a clinical psychologist.
Provide the name and work environment of the two professionals you interviewed.
Ask the following questions to each of your interviewees:

  • In what setting do you practice? How long have you been practicing?

  • What are your specialties or areas of clinical focus?

  • What are the most common disorders you treat?

  • Do you have any special certifications or training beyond your original graduate coursework?

  • How do you approach therapy or treatment? Do you use specific modalities, techniques, or interventions?

  • What ethical and legal issues do you think are the most challenging or common?

  • Do you have an opinion on where you think the field of psychology is heading?

  • What do you enjoy most about your work?

  • What advice would you provide an aspiring psychologist or therapist?


Discuss, in a 350- to 700-word response, the similarities and differences of how these professionals approach treatment in their settings.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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PSY 480 Week 5 Contemporary Issues Presentation
Prepare a 12- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation in which you explore your selected and faculty-approved contemporary issues from Week Three. Include the following in your presentation:

  • Definitions of the issues

  • Populations most affected by the issues

  • Effects the issues have on the field of psychology

  • Any potential challenges in treatment options

  • Any potential changes you foresee occurring with these issues


Include speaker notes with your presentation.
Incorporate information from at least five peer-reviewed publications.
Cite each outside source on a slide titled References.
Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.

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