PSYC 4220 Intensive Fieldwork with a Seminar in Child Psychology

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PSY 29.
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A total of 15 hours recitation, 60 hours supervised fieldwork, and 135 hours unsupervised fieldwork; 6 credits

Intensive training in work with emotionally disturbed children in a professional residential summer camp setting. Students spend one week in training and nine weeks working over eighty hours weekly with emotionally disturbed or learning disabled children ages seven to fourteen. Close professional supervision, frequent small group discussion, and individual consultation. Seminar topics include: causes, manifestations, diagnosis, treatment alternatives, cultural influences, and career counseling. This course requires nine weeks in residence at Ramapo-Anchorage Camp in Rhinebeck, New York.

Prerequisite: Psychology 1000 [1.1], or 2 and three additional credits in psychology and permission of the instructor.


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