A study of major clinical perspectives, psychological disorders, terminology, and issues in child and adolescent psychopathology with emphasis on areas of special relevance to educational settings. Included is an investigation of the impact of socioeconomic and psycho-social factors; disabling, associated, or medical conditions, and culturally or linguistically diverse students. Preparing for collaborating with mental health professionals and service providers in serving students having emotional/behavioral disorders. Prerequisites: EDUC100 - Education Foundation/Philosophy, EDUC230 - Educational Psychology & Human Relations, and EDUC370 - Introduction to the Exceptional Learner.
SPED400 is a 3 credit course.