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National University Volume 86B-2 Catalog - April 2024 
    
National University Volume 86B-2 Catalog - April 2024
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PSY-8339 - Psychological Practice in Gerontology

Semester Credits: 3 Weeks: 8

In this course, you will examine the psychologist’s role in assisting older adults and their families to address psychological, emotional, and other challenges during later life. Topics to be covered include an overview of psychological assessment and evaluation as applied to older adults as well as therapeutic techniques and interventions related to older adults on individual, group and family levels. Ethical considerations in geropsychology practice also will be discussed. Areas of practice such as clinical settings, government and nonprofit agencies, and long term care facilities will also be reviewed.



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