EDSP 6530 Treatment of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders in Children and Adolescents
3 semester hours
This course focuses on biological, cultural, developmental, and social influences on emotional and behavioral disorders common in children and adolescents, including autism, ADHD, conduct disorder, mood disorders, eating disorders, substance abuse, and emotional disturbance. Evidence-based academic and mental health interventions are addressed, and contemporary related issues impacting student development are highlighted, such as psychopharmacology, obesity, online/gaming addiction, cyberbullying, and sexuality/gender identity. Field assignments required.
Consent of Coordinator required.
School Psychology Program only.