Spring 2023

Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology

Listed in: Psychology, as PSYC-364


Julia D. McQuade (Section 01)


This course examines the development, maintenance, and treatment of psychopathology in children and adolescents. Disorders discussed will include behavioral (e.g., Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Conduct Disorder), anxiety (e.g., the phobias and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder), mood (e.g. Depression), and developmental (e.g. Autism). Using a developmental perspective, topics will focus on risk factors, theory and etiology, family and social influences, and evidence-based psycho-social treatments. Course readings will come predominantly from empirical research articles and will be discussed in-depth in class. Students will be expected to participate actively in class discussions, to provide written reaction papers, and to develop a final research proposal.

Requisite: PSYC 228. Open to juniors and seniors. Limited to 15 students.  Offered Spring semester.  Professor McQuade.

How to handle overenrollment: Juniors and seniors given first priority.

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Attention to writing.

PSYC 364 - LEC

Section 01
W 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM SCCE A019


Other years: Offered in Spring 2023, Fall 2023