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PSY 4712 Pediatric Psychology

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with a comprehensive overview of the field of pediatric psychology. Students will be taught the various roles of a pediatric psychologist functioning within the medical environment and the interface between psychological and medical services and systems. Also, a significant proportion of the course will address the assessment and treatment of children who have psychological and adjustment difficulties due to a chronic, acute, and/or genetic medical diagnosis, and the relevant medical intervention.

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