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GER-6100 Geropsychological Assessment

This course prepares the student to engage in a variety of data collection methods (e.g., interviewing, observation, self-report, psychological testing, integration of interdisciplinary assessments) in order to assess mood, cognition, decision making, functional capacities, and level of risk, with consideration of the interaction between these factors and biosocial factors for older adults. Students will gain familiarity with screening instruments and will examine diagnosis and referral to other agencies.

Credits: 3

Offered in Jan 2024, May 2024, Sep 2024, Mar 2025

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