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CPY 7000: History & Systems of Psycholgy (5) Offerings
Focuses on an understanding of the historical and philosophical roots, cultural influences and basic scientific assumptions which underlie contemporary psychology in general, and clinical psychology in particular. Students will develop skills in clinical case formulation and research design from varying traditions within psychology.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psy Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7001: FMP Foundations: Personhood (1) Offerings
Explores the implications of a biblical anthropology, develops a theology of personhood, and encourages students in personal exploration of and engagement with these issues. Colloquium also addresses specific issues that arise out of the content of other courses concurrently being taken by the student.
Equivalent Courses:CPY 6001 Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7002: FMP Foundations:Development (1) Offerings
Examines the relationship between theological, existential and psychological perspectives on human development. Colloquium also addresses specific issues that arise out of the content of other courses concurrently being taken by the student.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7004: FMP Foundations: Epistemology (1) Offerings
Considers theological and philosophical approaches to epistemology and explores the conceptual bases of the scientific method upon which much of the field of psychology rests. Examines and critiques various philosophical assumptions underlying the clinical psychological enterprise. Colloquium also addresses specific issues that arise out of the content of other courses concurrently being taken by the student.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7005: Personhood: Psych Processes (4) Offerings
This course will review the process of psychotherapy in light of Christian theology. Following a discussion of the integration of psychology and theology, a social theological framework for the understanding of therapeutic healing as radically Christocentric will be taught. Psychological treatment will be conceptualized within the context of Biblical and psychological truth, while the content of treatment will be located within the person of Christ and his redemptive work. The therapeutic process will be conceptualized as following the example of Christ who had a life, death, burial, and resurrection.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology, Theology Majors only. Doctoral, Graduate only.
CPY 7006: Personhood: Psych Disorder (4) Offerings
This course will consider contemporary Christian conceptions of psychological disorders such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Psychological research describing religious attitudes about mental illness from communities around the world will be reviewed. A theological framework relevant for the understanding of psychological distress will also be presented. Emphasis will be placed upon the understanding of suffering in the Scriptures, its potential relation to the experience of mental disorder, and its depiction in the character of the suffering savior.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology, Theology Majors only. Doctoral, Graduate only.
CPY 7007: Personhood: Foundations (4) Offerings
This course will present the study of the human person from both Christian and psychological perspectives. Students will consider Biblical and theological texts about the nature of persons, as the imago Dei, and as biological, psychological, and social creatures. The fallenness of humanity will also be reviewed. Psychological theory and research related to the biopsychosocial aspect of the human person will be covered, as well as psychological issues such as guilt, shame, self-deception, and forgiveness.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology, Theology Majors only. Doctoral, Graduate only.
CPY 7008: Faith & Psychological Science (4) Offerings
This course will offer the graduate student an overview of the philosophical issues and the practical opportunities involved in the attempt to integrate psychological science and theology. Modernist and postmodernist assumptions will be reviewed briefly, as well as the challenges of, for example, determinism and reductionism, as they relate in particular to the discipline of clinical psychology. Faculty from both the disciplines of psychology and theology will conduct presentations for the students on issues of integration relevant to their own academic and clinical work.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology, Theology Majors only. Doctoral, Graduate only.
CPY 7009: Group Psychotherapy & Comm Prc (4) Offerings
Presents strategies for students wishing to integrate religious and spiritual techniques into the practice of group psychotherapy. Group psychotherapy provides a particularly rich therapeutic venue for exploring the theological position of healing as reconciliation to self, others, and God through incarnation manifest in the form of kenotic community. The course is designed to provide students with a firm foundation in the theory and practice of group psychotherapy and a theological grounding in social theology. The course will seek to offer students a way to integrate the latest biopsychosocial and spiritual research with psychotherapeutic goals and techniques. Through lecture, discussion, reading and writing assignments, and group participation students will be exposed to the fundamentals of how groups are defined, formed, maintained, and concluded.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology, Theology Majors only. Doctoral, Graduate only.
CPY 7010: Psychmetrc Thry/Test Constrctn (5) Offerings
Topics include classical testing theory, survey development/test design, norming, reliability, and validity, using tools such as item analysis, confirmatory, and exploratory factor analysis. Applies psychometric theory to the creation and evaluation of psychological instruments. In preparation for their dissertation (or alternative research project) students will compare the capacity of existing measures to represent a single construct in their research proposal.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psy Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7020: Statistical Methods (5) Offerings
Introduces students to descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, probability, statistical vs. clinical significance, effect size, and power. Overviews analytical strategies including tests of mean differences, analysis of variance, correlation, linear prediction and non-parametric statistics, emphasizing both conceptual understanding and application in SPSS computer software. Highlights consideration of research questions and assumptions of tests in order to appropriately analyze and interpret data.
Equivalent Courses:CPY 6700 Restrictions:Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psy Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7031: Research Methds & Statistics I (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: CPY 7020. Introduces students to the philosophy, structure, and ethics related to applied and experimental quantitative research. Focuses on research pertaining to evidence-based clinical practice and case study design in light of the local clinical scientist model. Statistical training focuses on analysis of variance techniques including factorial ANOVA, planned comparisions, post-hoc analysis and repeated measures. In small teams, students write and propose the introduction and method sections of the second year research project.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psy Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7032: Research Methds & Statistcs II (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: CPY 7031. In this class, various regression techniques are explored from both conceptual and statistical vantage points. Procedures include: moderated multiple regression, non-linear regression, logistic regression, causal modeling and mediation, moderated mediation, and multiple imputation for missing data. Accompanying the learning of each technique, there is an emphasis on proper application in both clinical and industrial/organizational psychology contexts.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psy Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7033: Research Methds & Statstcs III (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: CPY 7032. Introduces advanced statistical modeling such as path analysis, structural equation modeling and hierarchical linear modeling. Students also learn data analytic and interpretation strategies, as well as written and oral presentation skills. Students complete and present the results of the second year research project.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psy Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7101: Biopsychology&Psychophysiology (5) Offerings
Biological aspects of human thought, feeling and behavior are partly defined by the multiple descriptors in this course title, as well as overlapping contributions from related fields of behavioral, cognitive and clinical neuroscience. Attention is given to integrating these diverse perspectives; as well as covering specific details in anatomy and cellular physiology of the brain and nervous system, and their effects on sensory perception, normal and abnormal emotional functioning, sleep, learning, cognition and memory. Case examples will draw on applications within clinical psychology and facilitate more informed consulting with medical professionals.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7110: Psychopharmacology (5) Offerings
Overviews psychotropic drugs and mainline psychiatric approaches to the understanding and treatment of emotional and behavioral problems. Emphasis will be given to the scientific evidence for, as well as against, the use of these drugs for people with common psychiatric or psychological syndromes, such as depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder. The discussion of clinical applications will emphasize the importance of multidisciplinary cooperation as well as broader biopsychosocial models for understanding the effects and limitations of psychotropics.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7130: Human Sexuality & Sex Therapy (5) Offerings
Surveys biopsychosocial aspects of sexual development and behavior, sexual orientations, and the assessment and treatment of sexual dysfunction.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7141: Neuropsychological Assessment (4) Offerings
Focuses on specific neuropsychological testing measures, along with methods to evaluate the psychological status and coping abilities of those with both acute and chronic medical conditions. Emphasizes the evaluation of brain-behavior relationships through flexible and fixed battery neuropsychological assessment approaches. Particular attention is paid to cultural and linguistic issues in assessment and the application of test findings in health care settings.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7147: Health Psy & Behavioral Medicn (4) Offerings
Presents a variety of advanced topics in the scientific understanding of psychological and lifestyle factors in medical illness and injury, as well as clinical application of psychological assessment and intervention with medical patients. Gives attention to major medical conditions such as cancer and coronary artery disease, where emotional and behavioral factors are pertinent to prevention and treatment, as well as to chronic pain and other somatic symptoms commonly seen in both medical and mental health settings. Addresses issues of primary and secondary disease prevention, as well as some coverage for organizational and community-based approaches to health promotion.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7148: Hypnosis,Biofeed&Mind Therapy (4) Offerings
Describes the clinical procedures of hypnosis, biofeedback and relaxation training, all of which share an emphasis on psychophysiological processes and effects. Covers the historical background as well as the contemporary research literature, along with the clinical traditions of scientific evidence to specify which procedures are most helpful for which persons, with which symptoms or syndromes. Emphasis will also be given to the integration of these procedures within broader biopsychosocial and cognitive-behavioral models of clinical psychology.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7200: Personality Theory & Research (5) Offerings
Explores contemporary systems of studying human personality. Examines biological, psychological, interpersonal, and social contributors to normal personality disorders. Introduction and interpretation of MCMI III for assessment of personality. Discusses personality research in diverse cultural populations.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psy Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7201: Psy Intrvntn IV:Addictive Bhvr (4) Offerings
Examines biological, psychosocial, spiritual and developmental models of understanding substance use and addiction. Emphasizes the role of Clinical Psychologists in diagnosing and treating primary and co morbid addictive behavior. In addition to a review of major evidence-based treatment approaches to addictive behavior, students will gain practiced exposure to Motivational Interviewing as an adjunctive and primary treatment for substance use and addiction.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7210: Developmental Psychology (5) Offerings
Provides information on theories, research, and issues in the area of human development. Although course material will introduce students to a number of topics related to development, particular emphasis will be placed on social and emotional development and processes during childhood and adolescence. Introduces topics and research in the area of developmental psychopathology, a field that bridges the gap between research on development and clinical issues.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psy Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7220: Psychopathology (5) Offerings
Provides an in-depth exploration of psychopathological disorders from a biopsychosocial perspective. Uses the DSM-V as the organizing format for the course content, with special attention paid to the understanding of etiology, diagnosis and treatment, and cultural influences in the definition of pathology.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7230: Cognition & Learning (5) Offerings
Addresses major theories of human cognition and learning. Examines models that are based on individual perceptual and behavioral processes (such as social learning theory) and the role of cognition and learning in psychopathology.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psy Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7240: Social Psychology (5) Offerings
Examines the social bases of behavior, exploring the major theories, concepts and research topics in social psychology. Studies the social and interpersonal determinants and consequences of individual behavior, with special reference to social dynamics that shape attitudes, emotions, perception and behavior, and the application of social psychological theories to clinical issues.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psy Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7280: Divrsty&Cultrl Comptncy-Cl Psy (5) Offerings
Analyzes theoretical and empirical literature in psychology examining variables such as gender, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity and religious preference. Issues of diversity will be examined from a biopsychosocial and ecological perspective. Emphasizes implications for clinical diagnosis, assessment, intervention and treatment in the local clinical-scientist tradition.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7300: Psy Assessment:Intell&Achvmt (5) Offerings
Introduces students to the administration and interpretation of a variety of tests of cognitive functioning and academic achievement, including but not limited to the WAIS-IV, WISC-IV, WASI, WMS-III, WJ-III, while reviewing other instruments as to their best usage potentials. Addresses multi-cultural/ethnicity issues in the administration and interpretation of these instruments.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7310: Psy Intv I: Cogntv & Bhv Thrpy (5) Offerings
Provides doctoral students with the essential theoretical and conceptual background of cognitive and behavioral approaches to psychotherapy along with practical exposure to specific application of cognitive behavioral therapies. Gives students the opportunity to critically examine the evidence for the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral approaches to psychopathology including cross cultural and integrated applications.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7315: Psy Intv II: Psychodynam Thrpy (5) Offerings
Explores the theoretical bases and treatment approaches falling under the broader category of psychodynamic and analytical interventions, including the perspectives of Freud, attachment theory, and the Neo-analytical and object relations theories. Considers the empirical evidence for the efficacy of psychodynamic interventions for various forms of psychopathological disorders.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7316: Psy Intv III: Fam & Chld Thrpy (5) Offerings
Examines the fundamentals of therapy with individuals, couples, families and children from a systems psychology. Offers foundational teaching on a systems orientation, with a focus on outcome research. Differing theoretical orientations for effective intervention will be addressed, including play therapy for children, and a multicultural perspective on therapeutic modalities. The focus of the course will be on the practical application of research and theory in clinical work.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7319: Thry & Practice of Supervision (4) Offerings
Introduces students to the role of becoming clinical supervisors. Provides a technical and theoretical framework for understanding and deepening the supervisory process. Discusses the nature of the supervisory relationship, the goal of supervision and the nature and purpose of supervisory relations. Students will be required to provide weekly supervision and to evaluate their supervision experience as well as develop their own theoretical understanding of the supervisory relationship.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7320: Child Assessment (4) Offerings
Examines the unique issues in clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment as applied to the population of children, adolescents and their families.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7330: Psy Assessment:Persnl&Psycpth (5) Offerings
Introduces student to the administration and interpretation of tests of personality and psychopathology, with an emphasis on the MMPI-2/MMPI-2RF. Surveys the principles underlying projective tests of personality. Pays special attention to ethnicity and culture in the interpretation of these instruments.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7400: Ethics & Law in Clincal Psych (5) Offerings
Introduces students to the APA's Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct and the laws of practice in the State of Washington in the context of philosophical approaches to ethics and character/moral standards. Explores in depth a variety of ethical dilemmas confronted in clinical practice and research.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7411: Group Therapy (4) Offerings
Presents major theoretical approaches as well as practical training and techniques for conducting group psychotherapy. Includes empirical evidence for the efficacy of certain types of group treatment for specific problems in particular patient populations. Students may be required to participate in group experiences or role plays within class and/or for their homework assignments to facilitate a better understanding of group processes.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7502: Child Psychopatholgy & Intrvn (4) Offerings
Exposes students to advanced research on child psychopathology and clinical interventions. Uses a developmental psychopathological perspective (i.e., bridging the gap between research with clinical and normative populations) to aid understanding normal development and child psychopathology. Presents information on interventions for a number of common child psychological conditions such as autism spectrum disorders and child maltreatment.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7510: Adolscnt Pschopathology&Intrvn (4) Offerings
Exposes students to advanced research on adolescent psychopathology and clinical interventions. Uses a developmental psychopathology approach. Presents information on etiology, phenomenology, and clinical interventions for a number of adolescent psychopathologies.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7520: Maritl & Cnjnt Intvn:Thry&Tech (4) Offerings
Explores special areas and research of interest in family psychology such as pre-marital issues, infidelity, divorce, blended families, child custody issues, gender distinctives, multi-cultural issues, family violence and family systems consultation. Considers evaluation, assessment and relevant research as well as treatment protocol unique to particular issues. Blends the distinctives of a biopsychosocial perspective with a family systems model within the clinical-scientist tradition.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7820: Clinical Suprvsn&Consultatn Gr (1) Offerings
Familiarizes the student with the practice of providing an oral clinical report, outlining the presenting problem, demographic data, symptomology, preliminary diagnosis, assessment strategy, intervention strategy, and case conceptualization. Assists student in comparison and contrast of various modalities of intervention, supervision, and consultation. Faculty consultants will facilitate student presentations of practicum case studies. This course is designed to serve as a supplement to, and not a replacement for, the supervision practicum students receive at their sites. May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.
CPY 7901: Independent Study (1-6) Offerings
Provides opportunity for the student to study a topic of special interest under faculty supervision. May be repeated for credit up to 12 credits.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7912: Special Topics Seminar (2-4) Offerings
Provides a lecture-discussion format related to a biopsychosocial aspect of clinical psychology. Emphasis of discussion is upon a clinical-scientist model of case conceptualization and service delivery. May be repeated for credit up to 8 credits.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7927: Clinical Foundations I (2) Offerings
Provides an introduction to clinical psychology. Involves the development of interviewing skills and methods of counseling and psychotherapy using a process model approach. Requires active student participation in psychotherapy role-plays along with class discussions of topical readings. This course begins the sequence of courses that are required for clinical students in preparation for their health-care placements in clinical practicum at medical and mental health centers.
Equivalent Courses:CPY 6930 Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7928: Clinical Foundations II (2) Offerings
Focuses on the development of the therapist within clinical-scientist and biopsychosocial models of training for clinical psychology. This second course in the sequence specifically develops clinical skills necessary for the clinical interview and early stages of therapy.
Equivalent Courses:CPY 6931 Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7929: Pre-Practicum (2) Offerings
Prerequisite: CPY 7400. Allows students to begin learning and broadening their clinical knowledge and skills in psychological assessment, neuropsychological assessment, and psychological intervention skills in preparation for their subsequent practicum placement experiences. Emphasizes the development of students toward becoming professional local clinical scientist practitioners. Explains standards and procedures for the completion of the pre-practicum in the Clinical Training Guidelines.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7930: Practicum (2) Offerings
Allows students to apply their clinical knowledge and skills in psychological and cognitive assessment, diagnosis, psychotherapy and psychological consultation, as supervised by licensed psychologists. Standards and procedures for the completion of practicum are explained in the Clinical Training Guidelines. May be repeated for credit up to 16 credits.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7931: Advanced Practicum (1-2) Offerings
Allows students to apply their clinical knowledge and skills in psychological and cognitive assessment, diagnosis, psychotherapy and psychological consultation, at a more advanced level of skills and responsibility, as supervised by licensed psychologists. Standards and procedures for the completion of advanced practicum are explained in the Clinical Training Guidelines. May be repeated for credit up to 8 credits.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7940: Clinical Internship (2,4) Offerings
Allows students in clinical psychology to apply the clinical knowledge and skills they have obtained through their practicum experience and academic training in a formal, structured one year full-time placement (2000 hours) in a professional setting. Standards and procedures for the completion of the internship are explained in the Clinical Training Guidelines. Students' participation and completion of the pre-doctoral internship experience prepares the student for eventual licensure and post-doctoral training experiences. May be repeated for credit up to 16 credits.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7944: Extended Clinical Internship (1) Offerings
Registration Approval: Program Chair. Allows a student to continue internship after exhausting original sixteen quarter credits. Required to maintain active student status in the clinical psychology program. May be repeated up to 8 credits. May be repeated for credit up to 8 credits.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7995: Research and Dissertation (1-4) Offerings
Involves conducting research related to graduate projects, including the development and completion of the doctoral dissertation. Standards and procedures for the completion of the dissertation are explained in the Dissertation and Research Guidelines. May be repeated for credit up to 32 credits.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.
CPY 7999: Extended Dissertation (1) Offerings
Continues dissertation activities beyond required program credits. Standards and procedures for the completion of the dissertation are explained in the dissertation and research guidelines. May be repeated for credit up to 8 credits.
Restrictions:Clinical Psychology Majors only. Doctoral only.



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