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PSYC 360

Friday Forum Topics

0-2 Undergraduate credit
Effective August 1, 1998 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

Forums are on topics of current importance in the field of psychology and are offered in collaboration with the Minnesota Psychological Association. Students are asked to write papers summarizing the content and discussing the relevance of principles and practices presented to their own activities or within a specified hypothetical context. Specific topics are listed in the Class Schedule or announced in the Catalyst. Note: At least 12 credits in psychology, human services, or social work prior to registration.

Special information

Note: At least 12 credits in psychology, human services, or social work prior to registration. Grading is Pass/No Credit only. MPA fee is $15.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Student will be able to evaluate the validity of the information presented.
  • Student will learn the scientific perspective and knowledge base of the topic of psychology
  • Student will learn to apply this knowledge to both professional and hypothetical settings

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum

Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Employ the methods and data that historians and social and behavioral scientists use to investigate the human condition.
  • Examine social institutions and processes across a range of historical periods and cultures.
  • Use and critique alternative explanatory systems or theories.
  • Develop and communicate alternative explanations or solutions for contemporary social issues.

Spring 2020

Section Title Instructor
21 Friday Forum: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain Starr, Gary E Books Course details
22 African American Men and Behavioral Health Rydell, Susan T Books Course details
23 Forensic Psychology Overview: Tips for Reluctant Forensic Psychologists Cook, Carmen R Books Course details
24 Friday Forum: Empowering Parents of Oppositional Teens Blaxton, Jessica Books Course details
25 Phenotypic Differences - Girls and Women with Autism Spectrum Disorder Frankard, Heidi Lin Malloy Books Course details

Summer 2020

Section Title Instructor
21 Acceptance Based Approaches for Weight Stigma and Client Weight Concerns Stasson, Mark F Books Course details
22 Friday Forum: Clinical Issues in Adoption Through the Lifespan Rydell, Susan T Books Course details
23 Caring for the Human Spirit: A Cooperative Approach to Whole-Person Care Kleyman, Kerry S Books Course details

Fall 2020

Section Title Instructor
21 Update on Adult Psychiatirc Medications: What Therapists Need to Know Staff, Staff Books Course details
22 Perplexing Problems in Psychological Practice: Decision Sci/Ethics/Risk Mgt Staff, Staff Books Course details
23 MN Psychology Multicultural Summit: Difficult/Courageous Conversations Staff, Staff Books Course details
24 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia¿Skills/Knowledge Clinicians Need Staff, Staff Books Course details
25 Navigating Gender Dysphoria and Gender Diversity in a Therapeutic Setting Staff, Staff Books Course details