PSY 480 Entire Course

PSY 480 Entire Course

PSY/480

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

Week 2 Quiz

 

Read each question and select the correct answer.

 

1.     Susie has never felt comfortable with her therapist. While she has no reason for her feelings, she is easily angered by his questions and feels as though he is judging her.  Susie has often thought that the therapist reminds her of her father. This is a case of

 

a.     An ego defense mechanism

b.    Countertransference

c.     Transference

d.    Insight

 

2.     Choose the correct development process for Freud’s mental structures.

 

a.     Id, superego, ego

b.    Ego, superego, id

c.     Ego, id, superego

d.    Id, ego, superego

 

3.     Choose the example of operant conditioning.

 

a.     Anxiety when an abusive person walks into the room

b.    Hesitance to touch a light switch because of previous shocks

c.     Children rising from their seats to go outside when a bell rings

d.    Improvement in writing skills from praise and positive coaching

 

4.     Choose the example of classical conditioning.

 

a.     Continuing to play the slot machine after hitting a small jackpot

b.    Staying on a diet

c.     Walking out of an elevator when the door opens, regardless of the floor

d.    Driving the speed limit after getting a ticket

 

5.     An effective interviewing behavior during an assessment includes the following.

 

a.     Paraphrasing

b.    Confirming

c.     Probing

d.    Silence

 

6.       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  

 

7.     One of the common concerns associated with IQ testing is that

 

a.     a wide variety of human behaviors is being measured

b.    a person's performance is compared against others’ performances

c.     testing is used to learn about cognitive strengths and weaknesses

d.    there is a possibility of racial bias

 

8.     Larry 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

a.     Crisis

b.    Mental status

c.     Diagnostic

 

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

 

a. Time of day

b. Interviewer bias

c. Structured interviews

d. Self-monitoring

 

10.  Examples of objective personality tests include all but this test.

 

a.     MMPI

b.    Rorschach

c.     MMPI- 2

d.    Sixteen Personality Factors

 

 

PSY 480 Week 2 Learning Team Deliverable
Complete the Learning Team Deliverable.

 a team summary of a research or news article - two page summary of what the article is about and two view  points describing any challenges

 

 

 

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 4 Learning Team Deliverable
Complete the Learning Team Deliverable. DO A ONE PAGE SUMMARY OF WHAT YOU AND YOUR GROUP WILL PRESENT

Begin working on the Learning Team assignment, Contemporary Issues Presentation, due in Week Five.

Select two contemporary issues in the field of clinical psychology. The following are examples of contemporary issues:

Managed health care
Prescription privileges
Medical staff privileges
Multicultural or diversity issues
Changes to family structure
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues
Ethics in drug treatments
Internet counseling or therapy
Obtain instructor approval of your selected issue prior to beginning the assignment.

 

 

 

 

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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