Ahmad Hanani
Nature of Work
Academic
Profession
Assistant Professor
Email Address
[email protected]
Office Phone
(+970) 9 2345113 Ext. 2745

    Ahmad Hanani

    Nature of Work
    Academic
    Profession
    Assistant Professor
    Email Address
    [email protected]
    Office Phone
    (+970) 9 2345113 Ext. 2745
      Clinical Psychology - 7227301
      Course Title
      Clinical Psychology
      Course Number
      7227301
      Instructor Name
      Ahmad Hanani
      Contact Information
      [email protected]
      Semester(s) and academic year(s)
      Second Semester 3
      Compulsory / Elective
      Compulsory
      Course Description

      The overview of the field of clinical psychology, focusing on the profession, science, and practice.
      The major topics sampled will be an introduction to the field, including education and training historical background diagnosis and abnormal behavior interviewing assessment psychotherapy research methods ethics current issues, and special topics. Evidence-based treatment modalities, and legal implications of caring for mentally ill patients.
      General objectives

      Course Objectives

      1. Identify the similarities and differences between different mental health professions in terms of philosophy, amount and content of training, typical duties, typical pay, and licensure requirements.
      2. Identify, describe, and understand how research is used to address important issues in diagnosing mental disorders.
      3. Identify, describe, and understand how research is used to address important issues in clinical assessment and the use of clinical judgment to make decisions about diagnosis and treatment.
      4. Identify and describe different schools of thought in conceptualizing and treating psychological problems.
      5. Describe the impetus for and current status of the movement for setting standards for psychotherapeutic treatment.
      6. Describe and state your opinion about important professional and ethical issues in clinical psychology.
      7. Practicing the knowledge about assessment, intervention through reporting, presentation, and role-play techniques.
      8. Identify and describe the scientist-practitioner, professional, scholar-clinician, and clinical scientist training models in clinical psychology and describe how they are operationalized in training programs.

      Intended learning Outcomes and Competences

      Define the basic concepts of clinical psychology and ethical issues    
      Providing care for individuals with psychological disorders.    
      Communicate with colleagues by proper ways of communication such as using active listening techniques. By using assessment techniques    
      Identify relevant research findings related to clinical psychology.    
      Demonstrate ability to carry out a minor research-based project    
      Communicate with other colleagues and work effectively in groups    
      Describe the role of the clinical psychologist as a member of the mental health care team.    
      Demonstrate the ability to apply the clinical part of psychotherapy

      Textbook and References

      1. Introduction to Clinical Psychology: An Evidence-Based Approach, 2nd Canadian
      Edition by John Hunsley and Catherine Lee ISBN: 978-0-470-15685-8. (Main
      handbook)
      2. Handbook of clinical psychology, 2nd edition. Andrew Baum, TRACEY A. REVENSON,
      JEROME SINGER.2012.
      3. Clinical psychology: Assessment treatment and research. David, C.S. Richard, &
      Steven Hubrich. 2009.
      4. Handbook of health psychology. Andrew Baum, TRACEY A. REVENSON, JEROME
      SINGER.2011.

      Assessment Criteria
      Activity Percent (%)
      Mid. Term Exam 30%
      Projects 20%
      Final Exam 50%