Clinical Geropsychology Online Degree

Clinical Geropsychology Online Degree

The area of Clinical Geropsychology and Gerontology covers the critical issues facing the aging society. At present there is a need for more services and professionals devoted to helping the elderly. An area of interest in Clinical Geropsychology and Gerontology covers basic psychological, biological and sociological aspects of aging. A major focus is in providing mental health services to the elderly.

Clinical Geropsychology includes the following courses:

  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Psychology of Aging
  • Psychology of Death and Dying
  • Dementia and Neuropsychological Disorders
  • Clinical Geropsychology
  • Multicultural Aspects of Aging
  • Capstone Project
  • Psychological Testing—Intellectual and Neuropsychological Functioning
  • Special Topics in Gerontology
  • Advanced Psychopathology
  • Survey of Psychotherapy
  • Psychological Testing—Personality Assessment
  • Final Project Development
  • Final Capstone Project
  • Issues in Developmental Psychology (Life Span)
  • Professional Writing and Publication Styles

Careers in Clinical Geropsychology:

  • Teaching at a university or college
  • Basic and applied research
  • Public policy consultant
  • Administer/treatment at facility for the elderly

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