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Donna Axton - Fall 2013 - PSYC 422

CLINICAL METHODOLOGIES Sierra Nevada College Donna Axton instru!tor "all #$%& Course Code ' No( ) Se!tion* Course Title +Credits,* Ter- ' .ear* Course /e0( No( +C/N,* Instru!tor* 12one+s,* E-ail* O00i!e* O00i!e Hours* Class Meeting Ti-e* Lo!ation* 1rere3uisites4Core3uisite* PSYC 422, Section 1 Counseling and Clinical Psychology Fall 2013 800 0 Donna Axton !"#84 o$ ""#-881-"#84 daxton%sie$$ane&ada'edu Da&id (all, )oo* 101 +on, ,ed, 1-2 and -y A..oint*ent +onday / ,ednesday, 11030-1204# Patte$son 211 PSYC 322 1 Counseling and Clinical Psychology

CO5/SE DESC/I1TION* 2his is a 3 c$edit cou$se' 3t is designed to se$&e as a -$idge 4$o* clinical counseling theo$y to actual clinical .$actice' ,e 4ocus on the 5ho6 to o4 the$a.y, ex.lo$ing a &a$iety o4 counseling s7ills, techni8ues, and st$ategies -ased on a 6ide $ange o4 theo$etical a..$oaches' 9estalt, Cogniti&e:;eha&io$al, Client 1Cente$ed, Psychodyna*ic, 2$ans.e$sonal, and Syste*s 2heo$ies a$e included' Students lea$n and .$actice 6ays o4 a..lying conce.ts 4$o* these schools o4 thought to 6o$7ing 6ith the clients' +anage*ent .$actice issues as 6ell as legal and ethical conce$ns $elating to counseling a$e also co&e$ed' ' ST5DENT O5TCOMES <.on co*.letion o4 this cou$se, a student 6ill -e a-le to 1' )ecogni=e and .$actice the$a.eutic s7ills that c$eate a the$a.eutic alliance 2' )ecogni=e and inte$&ene in .$o-le*atic ha-its and -eha&io$s' 3' Desc$i-e and &alidate the 5hel.ing .$ocess>' 4' De4ine and di44e$entiate the *ain a..lication o4 di&e$se .sychothe$a.eutic theo$ies to .a$ticula$ t$eat*ent issues' #' <se and unde$stand assess*ent s7ills, attending s7ills, and -asic diagnosis' ' Disco&e$ a..$oaches that 6o$7 -est 4o$ the* th$ough in&estigation and ex.e$ience' "' Access thei$ c$eati&ity so they can 4ind thei$ o6n .e$sonal synthesis o4 these a..$oaches 1 de&elo. thei$ o6n .e$sonal style' METHODS O" ASSESSING ST5DENT O5TCOMES 1' (o*e6o$7 -ased on assigned $eadings 2' 2ests and exa*s 3' 3n-class dyad and t$iad 6o$7 4' Class discussion and .a$tici.ation INST/5CTIONAL ST/ATEGIES

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Donna Axton - Fall 2013 - PSYC 422

2his class 6ill utili=e lectu$es, s*all g$ou.s, dyad 6o$7, assigned $eadings, 6$itten assign*ents, .$esentations, and guest lectu$es' TE6T7OO8S* ;eco*ing 2he$a.eutic0 A $etu$n to the t$ue essence o4 hel.ing0 -y ?ac8uelyn S*all Counseling St$ategies and 3nte$&entions -y She$$y Co$*ie$ and (a$old (ac7ney CLASS /E95I/MENTS Attendan!e* 2his is an ex.e$iential as 6ell as theo$etical lea$ning ex.e$ience' 2he$e4o$e, attendance is a $e8ui$e*ent i4 you ex.ect a 8uality educational ex.e$ience' @xa*s and 6$itten assign*ents 6ill -e -ased to a la$ge deg$ee on class$oo* discussions, so it is to you$ ad&antage to attend each class session' :ritten assign-ents0 You 6ill -e as7ed to ans6e$ 8uestions a-out the assigned $eading' Aate assign*ents 6ill -e gi&en .a$tial c$edit 1 you 6ill lose 1 .oint out o4 10 4o$ each day you a$e late tu$ning the* in' +aBo$ 6$itten assign*ents 6ill -e g$aded on content, o$gani=ation, co*.leteness, and g$a**a$ acco$ding to the SCC $u-$ic' ' 1arti!i;ation0 2he acti&ities .lanned th$oughout the se*este$ 6ill -e a-out .e$sonal in&estigation' 2he$e4o$e you need to -e in class to lea$n the cou$se *ate$ial' You$ attendance is necessa$y 4o$ you$ lea$ning and you$ class*atesD' 2he$e4o$e you$ co**it*ent to the class -eco*es a necessity' Students a$e ex.ected to .a$tici.ate and cont$i-ute to these in-class acti&ities acco$ding to thei$ o6n co*4o$t le&el' Since these con&e$sations *ay -e .a$ticula$ly *eaning4ul and .e$sonal, .lease -e a6a$e o4 you$ o6n needs in this $ega$d' S.ea7 to *e di$ectly i4 the$e is a conce$n' Also, con4identiality 6ill -e st$ictly hono$ed in this class' Exa-s* @xa*s 6ill include listening assign*ents, t$ansc$i.ts, and essays' +id te$*s and 4inals 6ill -e a Eta7e ho*eE co*.onent to allo6 students to de*onst$ate thei$ ac8uisition o4 7no6ledge th$ough thought4ul co*.letion o4 exa* 8uestions' 9)AD3C9 PFA3CY 2he 4inal g$ade 6ill -e dete$*ined as 4ollo6s0 Attendance:Pa$tici.ation 40G ,$itten ho*e6o$7 assign*ents 30G @xa*s and 8ui==es 30G

CO5/SE O<E/<IE:* 2he 4ocus o4 the cou$se 6ill -e t6o-4old0

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Donna Axton - Fall 2013 - PSYC 422

3' 2he$a.eutic 3ssues 2he 4i$st 4ocus in *ethods o4 handling s.eci4ic the$a.eutic issues including0 De.$ession Anxiety Child the$a.y *odalities Cou.les the$a.y Di44e$entiation Code.endence Su-stance A-use P$actice +anage*ent 3ssues Cultu$al di&e$sity 9ende$ di&e$sity Do*estic Hiolence 2he$a.ist ;u$nout 2o this end0 1' Class lectu$es 6ill -e gi&en on .$actice *anage*ent and the s.eci4ics o4 -eing a the$a.ist' 2' )eading assign*ents 6ill -e assigned in Counseling St$ategies /3nte$&entions co&e$ing0 a' 2heo$ies o4 t$eat*ent -' Co**on 2$eat*ent issues 3' Su..le*ental $eading 6ill o44e$ su..o$ti&e 7no6ledge and 6isdo* 33 1 2he$a.eutic s7ills 1 ex.e$iential le&el 34 the 4i$st 4ocus is 5lea$ning a-out> the$a.y, the second 4ocus o4 the cou$se is on 5doing> the$a.y' A-out hal4 o4 the total class ti*e 6ill -e de&oted to de&elo.ing the$a.eutic s7ills' 3t is ex.ected that th$ough .$actice 6ith suggested st$uctu$ed inte$&entions, each student 6ill 4ind thei$ o6n 5g$o6ing edge> and continue to challenge the*sel&es to de&elo. ne6 and c$eati&e st$ategies 4o$ -eing the$a.eutic' A signi4icant .o$tion o4 class sessions 6ill -e de&oted to this 4ocus' ,e 6ill .$actice the use o4 s.eci4ic attending s7ills' Also the$e 6ill -e de*onst$ations o4 inte$&entions including, -ut not li*ited to the 4ollo6ing0 3nta7e 4o$*s +ental status exa*s (isto$y ta7ing Acti&e listening +i$$o$ing 9o$s7i Futline Co**unication s7ills D$ea* 6o$7 9estalt 2echni8ues @x.$essi&e a$ts Play 2he$a.y Sand 2$ay 2he$a.y 2o this end0 1' )eadings 6ill -e assigned 4$o* ;eco*ing Catu$ally 2he$a.eutic and Counseling St$ategies and 3nte$&entions 2' Dyad 6o$7 6ill -e assigned' 2h$ee o4 these 6ill -e audio-ta.ed and t$ansc$i-ed acco$ding to the 4o$* .$o&ided' Fne 6ill -e &ideota.ed and .a$tially t$ansc$i-ed' 3' @ach student 6ill 7ee. thei$ o6n dia$y o4 the techni8ues, ex.e$iences, insights, and ne6 ideas that they disco&e$ in thei$ dyad 6o$7'
1/IM LI7/A/. /ESO5/CES <sing the li-$a$yDs $esou$ces e44ecti&ely Inot Bust 3nte$net $esou$cesJ cont$i-utes to de&elo.ing each o4 SCCDs co$e the*es -y ex.osing students to high 8uality acade*ic $esou$ces, di&e$se o.inions, ne6 ideas,

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Donna Axton - Fall 2013 - PSYC 422

and a 4utu$e that includes -uilding on a li-e$al a$ts education' 3n this cou$se, you 6ill -e ex.ected to utili=e the li-$a$yDs $esou$ces Ieithe$ on-site o$ $e*otelyJ as you co*.lete you$ assign*ents' P$i* Ai-$a$y )esou$ces 4o$ Clinical Psychology include, -ut a$e not li*ited to0

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3' ;oo7s Ito -e chec7ed outJ0 a' 3n gene$al, -oo7s $elated to .sychology ha&e Ai-$a$y o4 Cong$ess Classi4ication nu*-e$s can -e 4ound in the ;F and )C sections' Sea$ch the P$i* Ai-$a$y Catalog using 7ey 6o$ds $elated to the to.ic that you a$e $esea$ching' -' Counseling -oo7s can -e 4ound in ;F 3"' ;ut the$e is a g$eat deal o4 sou$ce *ate$ial 4o$ theo$ies in ;F 204 and 1KK' c' Dunn, D' I2008J A short guide to writing about psychology. Ce6 Yo$70 Pea$son:Aong*an' ;F " '8 'D8 2008'

2' @lect$onic data-ases *ost li7ely to include a$ticles on .sychology to.ics a$e @;SCF0 Acade*ic Sea$ch P$e*ie$, and Psyc3n4o' 2o access elect$onic data-ases o44 ca*.us, use you$ 4i$st initial and you$ last na*e as the use$na*e and you$ K digit student 3D nu*-e$ as the .ass6o$d'
3' (a$dco.y .e$iodicals0 P$i* Ai-$a$y has cu$$ent su-sc$i.tions 4o$ a 4e6 acade*ic .sychology Bou$nalsL ho6e&e$, *any 4ull-text a$ticles a$e a&aila-le th$ough the elect$onic data-ases'

San!tions 0or C2eating and4or 1lagiarisT2e Honor Code 2he 4aculty o4 SCC -elie&es students *ust -e held to high standa$ds o4 integ$ity in all as.ects o4 college li4e in o$de$ to .$o*ote the educational *ission o4 the College and to encou$age $es.ect 4o$ the $ights o4 othe$s' @ach student -$ings to the SCC co**unity uni8ue s7ills, talents, &alues and ex.e$iences 6hich, 6hen ex.$essed 6ithin the co**unity, cont$i-ute to the 8uality o4 the educational en&i$on*ent and the g$o6th and de&elo.*ent o4 the indi&idual' Students sha$e 6ith *e*-e$s o4 the 4aculty, ad*inist$ation and sta44 the $es.onsi-ility 4o$ c$eating and *aintaining an en&i$on*ent conduci&e to lea$ning and .e$sonal de&elo.*ent, 6he$e actions a$e guided -y *utual $es.ect, integ$ity, $es.onsi-ility and t$ust' 2he 4aculty and students ali7e *ust *a7e diligent e44o$ts to ensu$e high standa$ds a$e u.held -y thei$ colleagues and .ee$s as 6ell as the*sel&es' 2he$e4o$e 4aculty and students acce.t $es.onsi-ility 4o$ *aintaining these standa$ds at Sie$$a Ce&ada College and a$e o-ligated to co*.ly 6ith its $egulations and .$ocedu$es, 6hich they a$e ex.ected to $ead and unde$stand'

Conse3uen!es o0 <iolating t2e Student Honor Code SCC students and 4aculty sha$e the $es.onsi-ility 4o$ *aintaining an en&i$on*ent o4 acade*ic honesty' 2hus, all a$e $es.onsi-le 4o$ 7no6ing and a-iding -y the SCC Faculty:Student (ono$ Code .u-lished in the cu$$ent SCC Catalog' Faculty a$e $es.onsi-le 4o$ .$esenting the (ono$

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Donna Axton - Fall 2013 - PSYC 422

Code and the conse8uences o4 &iolating it to students at the sta$t o4 thei$ classes ACD 4o$ $e.o$ting all incidences o4 acade*ic dishonesty to the P$o&ost' Students a$e $es.onsi-le 4o$ 7no6ing 6hat constitutes C(@A23C9, PAA93A)3S+ and FA;)3CA23FC and 4o$ $e4$aining 4$o* these and othe$ 4o$*s o4 acade*ic dishonesty' Hiolations o4 the (ono$ Code -eco*e .a$t o4 a studentDs acade*ic $eco$d' 1st F44ense0 Student $ecei&es a =e$o 4o$ assign*ent:exa* and counseling 6ith 4aculty on the hono$ code, conse8uences 4o$ &iolating the hono$ code, and the &alue o4 acade*ic honesty in lea$ning' nd 2 F44ense0 Student 4ails cou$se and $ecei&es counseling 6ith 4aculty on the hono$ code, conse8uences 4o$ &iolating the hono$ code, and the &alue o4 acade*ic honesty in lea$ning' 3$d F44ense0 Student is ex.elled' ADA A!!o--odations 3n acco$dance 6ith the A*e$icans 6ith Disa-ilities Act and Section #04 o4 the )eha-ilitation Act o4 1K"3, students 6ith a docu*ented disa-ility a$e eligi-le 4o$ su..o$t se$&ices and acco**odations' 34 a student 6ishes to $e8uest an acco**odation, .lease contact the Di$ecto$ o4 Acade*ic Su..o$t Se$&ices, (en$y Cono&e$, at I""#J 831-1314 x"#34, hcono&e$%sie$$ane&ada'edu, o44ice in P$i* Ai-$a$y0 PA-304' T2e SNC E-ail Syste2he SCC e*ail syste* is the o44icial co**unication &ehicle a*ong students, 4aculty *e*-e$s and ad*inist$ati&e sta44 and is designed to .$otect the con4identiality o4 student in4o$*ation as $e8ui$ed -y the Fa*ily @ducational )ights and P$i&acy Act o4 1K"4 Act IF@)PAJ' Students should chec7 thei$ college e*ail accounts daily du$ing the school yea$' Students ha&e a $ight to 4o$6a$d thei$ SCC e-*ail to anothe$ e-*ail account I4o$ exa*.le, %hot*ail o$ %g*ailJ' (o6e&e$, con4identiality o4 student in4o$*ation .$otected -y F@)PA cannot -e gua$anteed 4o$ SCC e-*ail 4o$6a$ded to an outside &endo$' (a&ing e*ail $edi$ected does not a-sol&e a student 4$o* the $es.onsi-ilities associated 6ith o44icial co**unication sent to his o$ he$ SCC e*ail account' T2e Sierra Nevada College Mission State-ent* Sie$$a Ce&ada College g$aduates 6ill -e educated to -e schola$s o4 and cont$i-uto$s to a sustaina-le 6o$ld' Sie$$a Ce&ada College co*-ines the li-e$al a$ts and .$o4essional .$e.a$edness th$ough an inte$disci.lina$y cu$$iculu* that e*.hasi=es ent$e.$eneu$ial thin7ing and en&i$on*ental, social, econo*ic and educational sustaina-ility' T2e Core T2e-es* Ai-e$al A$ts @nt$e.$eneu$ial 2hin7ing P$o4essional P$e.a$edness Sustaina-ility

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Donna Axton - Fall 2013 - PSYC 422

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Donna Axton - Fall 2013 - PSYC 422

Course Outline and Assignments


,@@M 1 +onday, August 1K - F&e$&ie6 o4 cou$se content, acti&ities, goals and lea$ning o-Becti&es' ,ednesday, August 21 1 5(el.ing> )eading due0 ;eco*ing Catu$ally 2he$a.eutic, ..s' 1-10 )eading due0 Counseling St$ategies and 3nte$&entions 1 Cha.te$ 1 - ..s' 1-K ,@@M 2 +onday, August 2 1 2he P$o4ession )eading due0 ;eco*ing Catu$ally 2he$a.eutic, ..s' 11-2# )eading due0 Counseling St$ategies and 3nte$&entions - Cha.te$ 1 - ..s' K-1K ,ednesday, August 28 Fi$st Aistening )e.o$t 1 audio, t$ansc$i.tion, $es.onse .a.e$ ,@@M 3 +onday, Se.te*-e$ 2 1 CF CAASS@S 1 Aa-o$ Day ,ednesday, Se.t 4 1 2he the$a.eutic $elationshi. )eading due0 ;eco*ing Catu$ally 2he$a.eutic, ..s' 2"-3" 5@*.athy> )eading due0 Counseling St$ategies and 3nte$&entions - Cha.te$ 2- ..s 22-28' ,@@M 4 +onday, Se.te*-e$ K - Sa4ety )eading due0 Counseling St$ategies and 3nte$&entions - Cha.te$ 2 - ..s' 28-3K ,ednesday, Se.te*-e$ 11 )eading due0 ;eco*ing Catu$ally 2he$a.eutic, ..s' 3K-4K 59enuineness> ,@@M # +onday, Se.te*-e$ 1 - Attending )eading due0 Counseling St$ategies and 3nte$&entions - Cha.te$ 3 - ..s' 42-#0 ,ednesday, Se.te*-e$ 18 )eading due0 ;eco*ing Catu$ally 2he$a.eutic, ..s' #1-#K 5)es.ect> 3n class0 5Putting it all togethe$>

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,@@M +onday, Se.te*-e$ 23 )eading due0 ;eco*ing Catu$ally 2he$a.eutic, ..s' 1-- K 5Sel4-disclosu$e> #nd Listening /e;ort due Audio trans!ri;tion res;onse ;a;er ,ednesday, Se.te*-e$ 2# - Co**unication )eading due0 ;eco*ing Catu$ally 2he$a.eutic, ..s' "1-81 5,a$*th> )eading due0 Counseling St$ategies and 3nte$&entions - Cha.te$ 4- ..s' #3- 3 ,@@M " +onday, Se.te*-e$ 30 Mid)ter- 1a;er due* 7oo= /e;ort ,ednesday, Fcto-e$ 2 1 +anage*ent .$actices )eading due0 ;eco*ing Catu$ally 2he$a.eutic, ..s' 83-K2 53**ediacy> )eading due0 Counseling St$ategies and 3nte$&entions - Cha.te$ # - ..s' "-8K ,@@M 8 +onday, Fcto-e$ " )e&ie6 4o$ ,$itten exa*' +id-te$* essays due' ,ednesday, Fcto-e$ 11- 1 MIDTE/M ,@@M K +onday, Fcto-e$ K 1 Cogniti&e )eading due0 Counseling St$ategies and 3nte$&entions - Cha.te$

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,@@M 10 +onday, Fcto-e$ 21 1 A44ecti&e )eading due0 Counseling St$ategies and 3nte$&entions - Cha.te$ " - ..s' 104-120 ,ednesday, Fcto-e$ 21 )eading due0 ;eco*ing Catu$ally 2he$a.eutic, ..s' 10#-123 5Con4$ontation> ,@@M 11 +onday, Fcto-e$ 28 - 9oals )eading due0 Counseling St$ategies and 3nte$&entions - Cha.te$ 8 - ..s'123-13" ,ednesday, Fcto-e$ 30 )eading due0 ;eco*ing Catu$ally 2he$a.eutic, ..s' 12#-134 5Potency> ,@@M 12 +onday, Co&e*-e$ &rd Listening /e;ort due Audio trans!ri;tion /es;onse ;a;er ,ednesday, Co&e*-e$ 8

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Donna Axton - Fall 2013 - PSYC 422

)eading due0 ;eco*ing Catu$ally 2he$a.eutic, ..s' 134-144 5Sel4-actuali=ation ,@@M 13 +onday, Co&e*-e$ 11 1 CF CAASS@S 1 Hete$ansD Day ,ednesday, Co&e*-e$ 13 )eading due0 ;eco*ing Catu$ally 2he$a.eutic, ..s' 14#-1#K 5Conclusion>

,@@M 14 +onday, Co&e*-e$ 18 1 Cultu$al, social a6a$eness )eading due0 Counseling St$ategies and 3nte$&entions - Cha.te$ - ..s'140-1 3 ,ednesday, Co&e*-e$ 20 - Challenges )eading due0 Counseling St$ategies and 3nte$&entions - Cha.te$ 10- ..s'1"#-18" THAN8SGI<ING /ECESS* Co&e*-e$ 2#-2K ,@@M 1# +onday, Dece*-e$ 2)e&ie6 and 6$a.-u. ,ednesday, Dece*-e$ 4 1ro!ess Noteboo= /evie> /e;ort due video ta;e ;artial trans!ri;tion /es;onse 1a;er F3CAAS ,@@M +onday, Dece*-e$ Kth is S2<DY DAY "INAL E6AM 2uesday, Dece*-e$ 10, 3- .*