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PSY 534 001
Child Psychopathology
Fall 2006
Mondays & Wednesdays 3:00 to 4:15

Instructor:  Mary Beth McGavran, Ph.D.

Office:  Kastle Hall 112
Phone: 257-3779
Office Hours: Wednedays 1 to 2:45 p.m.
or by appointment



UK Academic Requirements

**Please note:  slides from class can be downloaded from the links below.  Having these slides is NOT a substitute for coming to class.  These are provided as an aid to taking notes and learning the material. You will find it helpful to print these out before class to provide an outline of the material. You will need Microsoft Powerpoint (available on most computer lab computers) and/or Microsoft Word to access these files.  Once you have downloaded the files, you are welcome to edit the overheads into whatever format is most convenient for you.

 You can download PowerPoint Viewer for free and will be able to view and print the slides used in class from your home computer.  Also, if you have Microsoft Office, you may already have Powerpoint on your computer--check under the start menu, then Microsoft Office.  Click here to download PowerPoint Viewer.   You will need to search for "PowerPoint Viewer" and then follow the directions.

Section 1:
  1. Issues in child psychopathology
  2. Developmental considerations
  3. Risk & Resilience/Intervention & Prevention
  4. Family Issues/Interactions
  5. Stress and Divorce
  6. Models of Psychopathology 
  7. Research Issues
Exam #1 is Wednesday September 27th.

Section 2:

  1. Classification
  2. Assessment
        There are two assignments due on Oct. 9th.  Bring the developmental milestones interview information to class.  You also need to turn in your             paper topic to me on that day.
  1. Peer Relationships
  2. Depression/Mood Disorders
  3. Autism
  4. ADHD
        **note:  Please do NOT use the review for exam slides that are listed in the ADHD section.  Those slides are from last year.  I will review for the exam in class         on Monday, Nov. 6th.  Our second exam is Wednesday Oct. 8th.  Start studying now.  

Section 3:
  1. Conduct Disocrder
  2. Eating Disorders
  3. Health-related issues
  4. Anxiety Disorders
  5. Child Abuse
  6. Treatment Issues
 Final exam will be Friday December 15th at 1 p.m. in our regular classroom.  I will offer a "make-up" time on Wednesday Dec. 13th from 1 to 3 p.m.  in a location TBA.  Please note that the "make-up" time occurs BEFORE the regularly scheduled exam time.  If you cannot attend the exam on Friday, you MUST attend the Wed. time.  Check back to the website to determine the location of the make-up exam on Wed.   Make-up exam is in 207i Kastle Hall.