NUR 451 - Individual Psychotherapy Across the Lifespan I
3 credits ( 3 didactic hours )
NUR 450, 455 prerequisite or instructor permission.
This course is a systematic exploration of the theory and evidence-based practice of providing psychotherapy for specific disorders and age groups across the lifespan. This course builds upon the student’s knowledge of psychosocial development, mental health assessment, and psychopathology. Therapy models, derived from various theoretical frameworks, are applied to cases examples. The process of the psychotherapeutic relationship is examined. Attention is given to the cultural, ethical, legal, and public policy implications of providing psychotherapy for individuals of various ages and cultural backgrounds. This course is taught primarily online.