1195days since
Zora Neale Hurston's birthday

Psychology







January 2-9

posted Jan 1, 2012, 11:42 AM by Wendy Herrick   [ updated Jan 3, 2012, 7:43 AM ]

Class work

Monday, Jan. 2
Circadian Rhythm
Research Focus- Morning and Evening People
Teenagers and patterns of sleep

Tuesday, Jan.3
Why do I sleep?
World of sleep- REM and Non-REM

Wednesday, Jan. 4
Dream Interpretation- Freud and others
Wrap-up

Friday, Jan. 6
Tentative visit from Glen Kratty of Circle of Healing-
    Hypnosis in therapy and working as a social worker

Monday, Jan. 9
Review
Homework

Due Tuesday, Jan.3
Read pp. 156-7.
Summarize the definitions of repair theory and adaptive theory.  Which theory do you support and why?

Due Wednesday, Jan. 4
Review pp. 152-154.  What is the difference between REM and non-REM sleep?
Read over your test of Introductory unit. 

Due Friday, Jan. 6
Come up with 5 questions for Glen Kratty. 
Review your test of psychopathology.

Due Monday, Jan. 9
Review tests of treatment of psychopathology


Due Friday, Jan. 13
Study for final exam

Dec. 12-15

posted Dec 12, 2011, 6:18 PM by Wendy Herrick

Classwork

Monday, Dec. 12
Test due
Hypnosis

Tuesday, Dec. 13
Hypnosis
EMDR
Intro to sleep- continuum of consciousness

Wednesday, Dec. 14
Rhythms of waking and sleeping
World of sleep
Why do we do it?

Thursday, Dec. 15
Sleep Problems and Treatments
Homework

Due Tuesday, Dec. 13
No homework


Due Wednesday, Dec. 14
Read pages 148-149.  Answer study question A. on page 166.



Due Thursday, Dec. 15
Pick insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, night terrors, nightmares, or sleepwalking.  Read the basics on pages 162-163.  Research on-line and find out 5 facts about it.

December 5-12

posted Dec 5, 2011, 7:43 AM by Wendy Herrick   [ updated Dec 7, 2011, 6:47 AM ]

Class work

Monday, Dec. 5
Overview of effectiveness of psychotherapy
Freud, Psychoanalysis
Client Centered Therapy

Tuesday, Dec. 6
Cognitive Therapy

Wednesday, Dec. 7
Behavioral Therapy

Friday, Dec. 9
Medications
Wrap-up
Take home test





Homework

Due Tuesday, Dec. 6
Pick 3 Freudian defense mechanisms and give an example of each.


Due Wednesday, Dec. 7
Read pp. 566-568.  Answer Study Question E on p. 578.


Due Friday, Dec. 9
Practice making a systematic desensitization for 2 different phobias.


Due Monday, Dec. 12
Take home test

Week of Nov. 28- Dec. 2

posted Nov 28, 2011, 11:21 AM by Wendy Herrick   [ updated Dec 5, 2011, 7:42 AM ]

Class work

Monday, Nov. 28
Finish "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"







Tuesday, Nov. 29
Discussion of movie


Wednesday, Nov. 30
John Hinckley-What should happen to him?
ECT and lobotomy
Overview of 4 approaches


Friday, Dec. 2
ECT and lobotomy
Overview of 4 approaches
History of treatment


Homework

Due Tuesday, Nov. 29
Pick a topic and write 3 paragraphs:
1. Describe a day from the point of view of Nurse Ratchett.
2. Discuss the use of Power and Control on the psych ward.
3. Case history of R. T. McMurphy including a 5 Axis diagnosis.
4. Describe at least 6 therapies that were used on the psych ward. 



Due Wednesday, Nov. 30
Read page 570.  Make an illustration that shows the basic assumptions of all 4 approaches.

Due Friday, Dec. 2
No homework.




Due Monday, Dec. 5
Read pp. 558-559, 571.  Summarize "How Effective is Psychotherapy?" on pg. 559 and "Common Factors" on pg. 571.


Due Tuesday, Dec. 6
Pick 3 Freudian defense mechanisms and give an example of each.


Due Wednesday, Dec. 7
Read pp. 566-568.  Answer Study Question E on p. 578.

Week of Nov. 14-18 and Nov. 21 &22

posted Nov 9, 2011, 9:29 AM by Wendy Herrick   [ updated Nov 13, 2011, 6:47 PM ]

Class work

Monday, Nov. 14
Case studies
Studies of Personality Disorders

Tuesday, Nov. 15
Debates in diagnosing
Sybil revisited
Repressed memories

Wednesday, Nov. 17
Review


Friday, Nov. 18
Test

Monday, Nov. 21
"One Flew Over the Cuckoo Nest"

Tuesday, Nov. 22
"One Flew Over the Cuckoo Nest"
Homework

Due Tuesday, Nov. 15
Practice case studies handout.


Due Wednesday, Nov. 17
Write 5 questions for the test.



Due Friday, Nov. 18
Study for test


Due Monday, Nov. 21
No homework

Due Tuesday, Nov. 22
Write 8 things that you would tell a friend about the movie.

Due Monday, Nov. 28
Happy Thanksgiving! No homework

Week of November 7-11

posted Nov 7, 2011, 5:40 AM by Wendy Herrick   [ updated Nov 8, 2011, 12:01 PM ]

Monday, Nov. 7
Schizophrenia
Disorders that begin in childhood

Tuesday, Nov. 8
Eating Disorders
Substance Abuse and Dependence
CAGE questionnaire
Due Tuesday, Nov.8
Read article on Anorexia.  List 10 important facts from the article.

Due Monday, Nov. 14
Flash cards or study guide for eating disorders, substance abuse and dependence, and disorders that begin in childhood.
Review Axis I disorders.
Complete 4 of 6 Diagnoses on handout of case studies.

Week of Oct 31-Nov 4

posted Oct 31, 2011, 10:32 AM by Wendy Herrick   [ updated Oct 31, 2011, 6:58 PM ]

Monday, Oct. 31
Anxiety Disorders-    
   

Tuesday, Nov.1
Finish Anxiety Disorders
Somatoform Disorder
Dissociative Disorders
  

Wednesday, Nov. 2
"Sybill", recent article retracting veracity
Schizophrenia

Friday, Nov. 4
    "A Beautiful Mind"
Due Tuesday, Nov. 1
Read Somatoform section in text p.520, answer E on page 529. 


Due Wednesday, Nov. 2
Read pp. 538-540.
What are the 3 types of schizophrenia?
What is Diathesis Theory?


Due Friday, Nov. 4
Read excerpt from The Center Cannot Hold.
Write a 2 paragraph reaction.

Due Monday, Nov. 7
Make flash cards for studying Mood, Anxiety, Somatoform, Dissociative and Schizophrenia disorders.

Week of October 24-28

posted Oct 21, 2011, 2:30 PM by Wendy Herrick   [ updated Oct 31, 2011, 10:29 AM ]

Class work




Monday, Oct. 24
Begin Psychopathology
What is "normal".
Assessment
DSM and 5 Axis diagnoses

Tuesday, Oct. 25
DSM and 5 Axis diagnoses
Labeling - the pros and cons


Wednesday, Oct. 26
GAF




Friday, Oct. 28
Mood Disorders





Homework

Due Monday, Oct. 24
Final draft of Human Development paper

Due Tuesday, Oct. 25
Brainstorm 3 pros and cons to using mental health diagnoses




Due Wednesday, Oct. 26
No homework




Due Friday, Oct. 28
No Homework


Due Monday, Oct. 31
Pick one of the Winnie-the-Pooh characters and complete a 5 Axis Diagnosis.

Week of October 17-20

posted Oct 14, 2011, 12:31 PM by Wendy Herrick   [ updated Oct 17, 2011, 6:33 PM ]

Class work






Monday, Oct. 17
Adolescent physical and neurological development
Kubler Ross- stages of grief and loss
Giraffe in quicksand video- 5 stages of grief and loss
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_Z3lmidmrY



Tuesday, Oct. 18
Adulthood
Changes in aging
Receive take home quiz


Wednesday, Oct. 19
No class
Pass in paper draft!!!!!


Thursday, Oct. 20
Kohlberg's Theory of Moral reasoning
Feedback on papers.
Finish Human Development.


Monday, Oct. 24
Begin Psychopathology
What is normal and abnormal?



Homework

Due Monday, Oct. 17
Have interview/observation completed for paper.
Bring in written notes to class.


Due Tuesday, Oct. 18
Prepare for take home quiz
Work on draft of paper.





Due Wednesday, Oct.19
Draft of Human Development paper, Will need to be 3-5 pages in final draft.  Pass in or email by lunch even though we do not have class!!!



Due Thursday, Oct. 20
Take-home quiz.



Due Monday, Oct 24
Final paper for Human development.

Week of October 11-15

posted Oct 7, 2011, 1:24 PM by Wendy Herrick   [ updated Oct 14, 2011, 7:26 AM ]


Class work

Tuesday, Oct. 11
Resiliency
Gender Differences
Adolescence-Brain and body development





Wednesday, Oct. 12
Adolescence continued
Self-esteem
Parenting styles

Friday, Oct. 14
Adulthood
Changes in aging
Kubler Ross- stages of grief and loss


Monday, Oct. 17
Kohlberg Theory of Moral reasoning


Tuesday, Oct. 18
Quiz



Wednesday, Oct. 19
No class
Pass in paper draft!!!!!
Homework

Due Wednesday, Oct. 12
Read page 413 on parenting styles.What type of parenting do your parents use?  If you are parented by 2 parents, do they differ?  Show it to your parents and see if they agree or disagree.

**If you do not want to do your own parents, pick a character from a book, movie or TV show and answer this question.


Due Friday, Oct. 14
No homework



Due Monday, Oct. 17
Have interview/observation completed for paper.
Bring in written notes to class.



Due Tuesday, Oct. 18
Prepare index card for Quiz on Tuesday


Due Wednesday, Oct.19
Draft of Human Development paper, Will need to be 3-5 pages in final draft.



Due Monday, Oct 24
Final paper for Human development.

1-10 of 56