PSYC3130Modules

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Worksheet: Module Planning

Module/Learning Unit Title: Chapter 2: Perspective on Abnormal Behavior and Methods of

Treatment, Chapter 3: Classification and Assessment of Abnormal Behavior

Course: __PSYC 3130: Psychopathology_________

Use this table to make notes for the content of one module/unit/week of your hybrid course.

Modular Learning

Objectives

Chapter 2: Perspective on Abnormal Behavior and

Methods of Treatment

Objectives: Students will be able to:

2.1 Identify the parts of the neuron and describe their functions.

2.2 Identify the major parts of the nervous system and the cerebral cortex, and describe their functions.

2.3 Evaluate biological perspectives on abnormal behavior.

2.4 Describe the major psychological models of abnormal behavior, identify the major theorists, and evaluate these models.

2.5 Describe the sociocultural perspective and evaluate its importance in understanding abnormal behavior.

2.6 Describe and evaluate the biopsychosocial perspective on abnormal behavior, and identify a major biopsychosocial model.

2.7 Identify the major types of helping professionals, and describe their training backgrounds and professional roles.

2.8 Describe the goals and techniques of various forms of psychotherapy: psychodynamic therapy, behavior therapy, person

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centered therapy, cognitive therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, eclectic therapy, group therapy, family therapy, and couple therapy.

2.9 Evaluate the effectiveness of psychotherapy and the role of nonspecific factors in therapy.

2.10 Describe the importance of multicultural factors in psychotherapy, and barriers to use of mental health services by ethnic minorities.

2.11 Identify the major categories of psychotropic or psychiatric drugs and examples of drugs in each type, and evaluate their strengths and weaknesses.

2.12 Describe the use of electroconvulsive therapy and psychosurgery, and evaluate their effectiveness.

2.13 Evaluate biomedical treatment approaches.

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Course Content and

Materials

Learner

Engagement/Activities

Technology Tools and

Media

Assessment

Chapter 3: Classification and Assessment of Abnormal

Behavior

Objectives: Students will be able to:

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3.1 Describe the key features of the

DSM

system of diagnostic classification.

3.2 Describe the concept of culture

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bound syndromes and identify some examples.

3.3 Explain why the new edition of the

DSM

, the

DSM-5

, is controversial.

3.4 Evaluate the

DSM

system, listing its strengths and weaknesses.

3.5 Describe the standards of clinical assessment.

3.6 Describe the major methods used in clinical assessment: the clinical interview, psychological tests, neuropsychological assessment, behavioral assessment, cognitive assessment, and physiological measurement.

3.7 Describe objective and projective personality tests and evaluate their usefulness.

3.8 Describe the role of sociocultural aspects of

psychological assessment.

1. PowerPoint presentation of key viewpoints

(available on-line)

2. Film/Video footage

3. Text

1. After reviewing articles, PowerPoint slides, and online video, students will participate in an online discussion board related to either basic course content or in response to video content

2. Periodic group chat scheduled for end of course week

3.

1. On-line video of presentation given by Thomas

Szasz available via YouTube, Use of Netflix streaming video service

2. On-line discussion board

3. Chat room usage

1. A quiz will be given focused on matching key figures with their viewpoints

2. Rubric will be utilized to grade participation in the discussion board and chat environments.

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