CCP 645: Clinical practice with children and adolescents

This course is designed to help students attain a mastery of the central concepts in direct clinical work with children and adolescents.  It will provide an overview of clinical techniques and direct work with parents and/or caregivers will be addressed as an essential component of treatment plans with children/adolescents.  Other topics to be included are: assessment, treatment planning, play therapy, understanding the implications of neurobiological and human development research on child treatment and other special challenges that come in working with this specialized population.