This course aims to give students an overview of the various theoretical approaches to child psychopathology and a holistic understanding of the (i) possible cause, (ii) progression, (iii) symptoms & diagnosis and (iv) treatment of mental disorders specific to the development of children and adolescents and age specific onset.
The learner will:
The learner can:
|1. Have a basic understanding of the
different major theoretical approaches to understanding abnormal child psychology
|1.1 State and define different theoretical assumptions and approaches (a multidimensional approach) to psychopathology
1.2 Differentiate basic concepts/ principles underpinning these different approaches
Integrate and Apply these approaches flexibly
|2. Explain the clinical aspects and application to mental health and ASD, Intellectual Disability, Communication and Learning Disorders, Conduct Disorder, and Trauma and Stress-related disorders.||2.1 State the process of clinical assessment and diagnosis within different types of psychopathology.
2.2 Understand the etiology and interventions of various clinical disorders.
|3. Learn how research has supported current findings of abnormal child psychology.||3.1 Utilize empirically based findings to support existing concepts on abnormal child psychology.|
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|Topics in Part 2|
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