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Advanced Psychology Seminar

PSY-423

Detailed Schedule

Week 1 – Orientation (Intro. To Health Care Reform)

 

Section I: Death and Dying

Week 2 – EOL decision making: Physician consultations (1) & confusion about brain death (2)

Week 3 – EOL decision making: disadvantaged populations (3) religious fundamentalism & refusing treatment (4)

Week 4 – EOL: college students beliefs about EOL decisions (5); Death Attitudes: Role of religiosity (6)

Week 5 – Death attitudes: Predictors of fear of death (7) & Cross-cultural (religious) death anxiety (8)

Week 6 – Meaning Making: Mourning and meaning (9) & Creek spirituality & meaning of death (10)

Week 7 – Continuing Bonds & Reconstructing meaning (11); Meaning making at EOL (12)

Week 8 – Student Presentation; Mid-term Review

Week 9 - Exam I (Tuesday)

 

Section II: Family Forms

Week 9 - begin Section II (Thursday) with Inclusive family studies and family vitality (1)

Week 10 –Marriage institutionalization or deinstitutionalization (2) and Promoting marriage (3)

**Spring Break**

Week 11 –Singles in Society (4); Together is Better (5)

Week 12 –Adapting to marriage (6); Non-traditional families I (7)

Week 13 – Non-traditional families II (8); Short-term mating (9)

Week 14 - Marital competence (10); Successful partnering (11)

Week 15 – Student Presentation; Review

Week 16 – Final Exam