Applied Developmental Psychology
This capstone seminar is an advanced exploration of the various ways developmental theory and research promote positive developmental outcomes in individuals and their families and communities. The course focuses on the application of developmental and clinical psychology in applied interdisciplinary settings such as schools, hospitals, medical clinics, and group practices. Topics addressed will include research-theoretical and clinical-practical approaches to preventing developmental psychopathology and to enhancing the lives of children and families whose health is compromised by physical, social, or emotional challenges. May include some field experience.
PSYC 305 C1
Course Format Description
Synchronous online course meeting three times each week. Attendance at synchronous activities is encouraged though not required at the assigned course time. Asynchronous activities will include recorded lectures, videos, and observations, as well as reading and writing assignments. Students will also meet in individual appointments with the professor and in small student groups that they schedule themselves.