Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC521703 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 臨床心理学概論
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Introduction to Clinical Psychology
ハラマキ ユタカ,タムラ ノリヒサ,カミテ ユカ,アベ カズアキ,イシダ ユミ,オガタ アキコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Mon1-4:EDU K104
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture-oriented, Discussion
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Psychology
Eligible Students Students in Program in Psychology, Compulsory elective subject
Keywords Theory of clinical psychology, Counseling, Support technique of psychological clinic,Practical work experience 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・To acquire standard psychological knowledge. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Regarding clinical psychology which is a base of psychology clinical practice and research in variety of areas, provides understanding on its overview. Provides comprehensive lectures on history/current state of clinical psychology, key theories of clinical psychology, clinical psychology assessment, clinical psychological involvement, psychological therapy, clinical psychological research methods. Also, reads relevant documents and compares them with other countries.
Class Schedule Lesson 1: Orientation, Introduction of clinical psychology

Lesson 2:Overview of counseling

Lesson 3: Theory of clinical psychology(3):Psychoanalytic Developmental Theory
Lesson 4: Theory of clinical psychology(4):Integrative Developmental Theory
Lesson 5: Developmental clinical psychology(1): Child Development and Play
Lesson 6:Developmental clinical psychology(2): Play therapy
Lesson 7:Theory of clinical psychology(1):analytical psychology

Lesson 8: Theory of clinical psychology(2):Jung’s Dream interpretation

Lesson 9: Evidence based Psychotherapy

Lesson 10: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Outline and History
Lesson 11: CBT theory and skills: Behavioral Theory
Lesson 12: Children’s CBT

Lesson 13: CBT theory and skills: Cognitive Theory

Lesson 14: Motivational interview with exercise

Lesson 15: Ethics of Clinical Psychology and the Whole Summary

Mini report and examination
Textbook: 下山晴彦(編)「よくわかる臨床心理学 改訂新版」ミネルヴァ書房
Others: Printed handouts are provided in accordance with the need."
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Preparation and
Focusing on the textbooks mentioned earlier, you're required to conduct a reading assignment every time. Assigned lierature is introduced in every lesson.
Grading Method Short report, Active participation in presentations, Participation in discussions, Examination, etc. are evaluated comprehensively
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message It is very attractive to understand minds of myself and others deeply. In this class, based on the research of our predecessors, I would like to provide clues to do it.
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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