This course is a broad overview of knowledge, theory, assessment, intervention, research, and ethics as they apply to clinical and counseling psychology. Specific specialty areas within the clinical/counseling domain are highlighted. As a capstone course in the clinical/counseling psychology concentration, the primary objective of this course is to further prepare you for a career in clinical/counseling psychology or other mental health professions. This course draws on the knowledge attained throughout the major, with a focus on the application of that content knowledge to vocations in mental health. You will develop an understanding of assessment and diagnosis, prevention, intervention and treatment, the client-therapist interaction, and various multicultural and ethical issues that come into play in working with clients.
This course can be applied toward:
PSY 100 (General Psychology).
Textbooks and Materials
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
- Introduction to Clinical Psychology: An Evidence-Based Approach, 2nd Ed. (2014)
Hunsley, John and Lee, Catherine M.
Dr. Rosén is a licensed clinical psychologist, a psychology professor at Colorado State University, past Director of the Psychological Services Center at Colorado State University, and Director of the Clinical/Counseling Psychology Concentration. He received his doctorate in clinical psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1984 and completed his residency in clinical psychology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Rosén teaches undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in child exceptionality and psychopathology, child and adolescent therapy, consultation, and advanced clinical practicum. Dr. Rosén specializes in child/adolescent and family problems – in areas ranging from ADHD, parent management training, bipolar disorder, reactive attachment disorder, developmental disabilities, to autism spectrum disorders.