PSYC 375 – Fundamentals of Clinical Psychology

This course examines both professional issues and selected topics in the discipline of clinical psychology. Educational and training issues and requirements, history of the field, career options, and work issues will be studied. Professional ethical guidelines, ethical decision making, and applications will be introduced, as will Canadian issues. Depending on the instructor, the course will either survey assessment, interventions, and research in clinical psychology, or will focus on a specific topic, such as interventions, the therapeutic relationship, the history of psychotherapy, treatment outcomes or process research, or comparative cultural systems of intervention.