An overview of approaches to clinical assessment and evaluation with application through the lens of contemplative counseling. Topics include standardized and non-standardized testing and interpretation, psychometric statistics, factors related to diverse populations, case conceptualization, and diagnosis. Ethical and legal considerations are integrated throughout the course. The course also provides an understanding of basic classifications, indications, and contraindications of commonly prescribed psychopharmacological medications for referrals and identification of side effects.
Course Number: CNSC700
Units: 3.0