Psychodiagnostics and Treatment Planning

This course will prepare the masters level professional in a variety of diagnostic procedures and processes. The areas covered include but are not limited to structured and unstructured interview formats, mental health screening and diagnostic protocols, mental status examinations, for suicidal and homicidal risk assessment, and substance abuse screening will be reviewed for use in assessment and treatment planning. Multicultural and diversity issues in diagnosis will also be reviewed. Prerequisite: 595.