PSYC 560

Friday Forum Topics

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

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

The Friday Forum series, which the Metropolitan State University Psychology Department cosponsors with the Minnesota Psychological Association, is being offered for academic credit by Metro State. Each forum is on a topic of current professional importance in the field of psychology. Descriptions and dates of offerings are published in the Class Schedule and Catalyst. Note: At least 12 credits in psychology, human services, or social work prior to registration.

Special information

Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. 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

Summer 2020

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

Fall 2020

Section Title Instructor
21 Update on Adult Psychiatric Medications: What Therapists Need to Know Kleyman, Kerry S Course details
22 Perplexing Problems in Psychological Practice: Decision Sci/Ethics/Risk Mgt Stasson, Mark F Course details
23 MN Psychology Multicultural Summit: Difficult/Courageous Conversations Rydell, Susan T Course details
24 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia¿Skills/Knowledge Clinicians Need Spielmans, Glen I Course details
25 Navigating Gender Dysphoria and Gender Diversity in a Therapeutic Setting Cook, Carmen R Course details

Spring 2021

Section Title Instructor
21 Friday Forum: Black Male Suicide: Assessment and Intervention Staff, Staff Course details
22 Friday Forum Topics Staff, Staff Course details
23 Phenotypic Differences in Girls and Women with Autism Spectrum Disorder Staff, Staff Course details
24 Determining Decisional Capacity:Navigating the Gray in World of Black/White Staff, Staff Course details
25 Friday Forum: Clinical Issues in Adoption Through the Lifespan Rydell, Susan T Course details