Clinical Psychopharmacology   [Archived Catalog]
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

PSY 2505 - Clinical Psychopharmacology

Students develop foundational understanding in psychopharmacology important to client-oriented clinical practice in psychotherapy and counseling. Students develop skills in forming a collaborative team with the client and the prescribing health professional. The course surveys fundamental diagnoses that may be accompanied by psychotropic medications and methods to help clients monitor medication effectiveness. The course emphasizes psychoactive medications within a biopsychosocial understanding of the client. The course surveys the interface of psychoactive medications in the practice of psychotherapy and counseling. 3 credit(s)