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DPSY 801 BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT (3 Credits)

Behavioral assumptions and principles. Focus on behavioral assessment: interview, observations and self-report. Discussion of ongoing assessment, behavioral classification and utility of assessment for treatment as applied to specific disorders.

Learning Outcomes:

  • a proficiency in reading and writing within the conceptual framework of behavioral assessment;
  • an oral proficiency in understanding the genesis of behavioral assessment;
  • an ability to identify, analyze, and question the origin of various analysis models;
  • a familiarity with understanding the rationale of behavioral assessment within a society;
  • and a familiarity with the contemporary behavioral assessment theory.