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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 2024

Section Title Instructor books eservices
21 Friday Forum Topics: A Brief Introduction to Therapeutic Assessment. Rydell, Susan T Books for PSYC-360-21 Spring 2024 Course details for PSYC-360-21 Spring 2024
22 Friday Forum: Internal Family Systems (IFS) through a Cultural Lens Smallen, David Books for PSYC-360-22 Spring 2024 Course details for PSYC-360-22 Spring 2024
23 The Good Lives Model as a Positive Psychology Approach: Clinical and Counse Mahoney, Caitlin O Books for PSYC-360-23 Spring 2024 Course details for PSYC-360-23 Spring 2024
24 Friday Forum: Effects of Heat Waves on Clients and Mental Health Providers Stasson, Mark F Books for PSYC-360-24 Spring 2024 Course details for PSYC-360-24 Spring 2024

Summer 2024

Section Title Instructor books eservices
21 Weight Bias and Behavioral Health: Enhancing Awareness and Optimizing Care Rydell, Susan T Books for PSYC-360-21 Summer 2024 Course details for PSYC-360-21 Summer 2024
22 Friday Forum: Your Safety Matters Rydell, Susan T Books for PSYC-360-22 Summer 2024 Course details for PSYC-360-22 Summer 2024
23 Subpoena Doesn't Have to be a Dirty Word: Clinical Documentation Intended a Mahoney, Caitlin O Books for PSYC-360-23 Summer 2024 Course details for PSYC-360-23 Summer 2024

Fall 2024

Section Title Instructor books eservices
21 Friday Forum Topics Staff, Staff Books for PSYC-360-21 Fall 2024 Course details for PSYC-360-21 Fall 2024
22 Friday Forum Topics Staff, Staff Books for PSYC-360-22 Fall 2024 Course details for PSYC-360-22 Fall 2024
23 Friday Forum Topics Staff, Staff Books for PSYC-360-23 Fall 2024 Course details for PSYC-360-23 Fall 2024
24 Friday Forum Topics Staff, Staff Books for PSYC-360-24 Fall 2024 Course details for PSYC-360-24 Fall 2024
25 Friday Forum Topics Staff, Staff Books for PSYC-360-25 Fall 2024 Course details for PSYC-360-25 Fall 2024