Apr 23, 2024  
Mercy College 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
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PSYN 710 - Clinical Research Project


Credit(s): 3
3 semester hours
Requires program director’s approval. Mentor should be selected and approved one term prior to registration. This course will provide a cumulative experience under the guidance of a mentor. Students will write a case report based on a client treated in the Practicum I or Practicum II course. The report is organized by topics including but not limited to DSMIV-TR Diagnosis, Referring Problem, Medical and Psychiatric History; Behavioral Observations; Tests Administered; Test Interpretation; Treatment Approach; and Evaluation. The student is required to write a paper based on a literature search encompassing both clinical and empirical studies. This paper focuses on the justification of the psychiatric diagnosis selected and treatments currently in use for psychotherapeutic interventions. Students are required to participate in a case presentation to the faculty member supervising this capstone and one practicum supervisor.



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