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PSYC 360 Friday Forum Topics

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.
0-2 Undergraduate credit

Effective August 1, 1998 to present

Meets graduation requirements for

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 2021

Section Title Instructor
21 Friday Forum: Black Male Suicide: Assessment and Intervention Stasson, Mark F Books Course details
22 Racialized Labor, Racial Battle Fatigue, and Cultural Health Spielmans, Glen I Books Course details
23 Phenotypic Differences in Girls and Women with Autism Spectrum Disorder Cook, Carmen R Books Course details
24 Determining Decisional Capacity:Navigating the Gray in World of Black/White Kleyman, Kerry S Books Course details
25 Friday Forum: Clinical Issues in Adoption Through the Lifespan Rydell, Susan T Books Course details

Summer 2021

Section Title Instructor
21 Friday Forum: PTSD, Complex PTSD, and Borderline Personality Disorder Halvorson, Kimberly M Books Course details
22 Identifying/Addressing Therapist Burnout, Compassion Fatigue/Moral Injury Halvorson, Kimberly M Books Course details
23 Friday Forum: Adapting CBT to Optimize Care for Diverse Patients Blaxton, Jessica Books Course details
24 Friday Forum: Mental Health Education and Diabetes Blaxton, Jessica Books Course details

Fall 2021

Section Title Instructor
21 Friday Forum: Talking with Children About Race and Other Social Identities Frankard, Heidi Lin Malloy Books Course details
22 Friday Forum: Risk Management and Vulnerabilities: Yours, Mine, Ours Rydell, Susan T Books Course details
23 Friday Forum: Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Staff, Staff Books Course details
24 Friday Forum: Resilience in Unprecedented Times Blaxton, Jessica Books Course details
25 Friday Forum Topics Staff, Staff Books Course details