Course Description for Childhood Psychopathology
Prerequisite: CLP 4143 or permission of the instructor
Description: This course provides an in-depth survey of common psychological disorders in childhood and adolescence. The characteristics, risk and protective factors, developmental course, and epidemiology of these disorders will be discussed. The course will also provide an overview of diagnostic and classification schemes, and research-based overview treatment and prevention strategies. Disorders discussed will include ADHD, learning disabilities, pervasive developmental disorders, anxiety, and depression.