Abnormal Psychology (Psych 2004) 

Abnormal Psychololgy is an undergraduate course offered by the Department of Psychology. This course is designed to foster a critical examination of concepts related to the understanding of adult psychopathology. We focus on symptomatology, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and causality of mental illnesses including depression, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia, and substance abuse/dependence. Throughout this course, the multiple factors that influence psychological disorders are emphasized: biological, psychological, cultural, social, familial, and even political. 

Ethical and Professional Issues (Psych 5271) 

Ethical and Professional Issues is a graduate course offered by the Department of Psychology. This course is designed to provide students with a knowledge base of ethics and professional issues in psychology. Legislation, standards, codes and guidelines governing psychological practice and research will be studies with reference to case materials and issues that are drawn from a variety of relevant areas. Knowledge gained from this course will assist students in their preparation for registration as a psychologist by provincial or state boards. A particular emphasis is on the standards and requirements of the College of Psychologists of Ontario. 

Clinical Supervision (Psych 6013) 

This course is designed as an introduction to clinical supervision. Topics to be covered include: supervision models/orientations, supervision modalities (individual, group, and peer supervision), the supervisory relationship, evaluation and feedback, and ethical and legal issues. Note: This course is restricted to Doctoral students in Clinical Psychology.