CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

As a professional in Clinical Psychology, you will explore the contemporary elements of this science as applied to the mental health of people.  You will focus on the solution of individual and social problems regarding behavior, and you will be able to diagnose and treat human behavior.  Additionally, you will develop critical thinking by writing essays regarding important themes of this career.

 

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE OBJECTIVES

As a professional in Clinical Psychology, you will master fundamental aspects of contemporary psychology, such as evolution of the discipline, methodology, scope and development perspectives.  You will acquire specialized criteria to solve individual and social behavioral problems, thus becoming an expert in their study, diagnosis and treatment. Additionally, you will identify clinical psychology’s theories to apply strategies for community, family, group and individual interventions.

 

Specific objective

In your studies in Clinical Psychology, you will be able to:

  • Provide solutions to conflicts through the use of vanguard techniques of this field.

  • Apply the essential knowledge of clinical psychology.

  • Communicate your ideas in a clear and persuasive fashion.

  • Implement solutions through quantitative and qualitative analysis of clinical psychology.

  • Evaluate theories and propose new lines of research.

  • Apply solutions to individual and social behavior problems.

 

INITIAL PROFILE

  • Conviction to work for the common good and to strive for success.

  • Openness in areas of knowledge, culture and interpersonal relations.

  • Vision to accomplish goals through learning.

  • Ability to analyze social, personal, and family problems, and to generate alternatives for their solution.

  • Empathy with people.

 

GRADUATE PROFILE

At the end of your studies, having advanced your education and increased your abilities, you will also have:

  • Command of the technological features and evaluation instruments of current psychology.

  • Ability to intervene in a creative and critical manner in the solution of individual and social behavior problems.

  • Capacity to discern different theories in clinical psychology to carry out a critical analysis of the situation of an individual, group or community.

  • Ability to use prevention and care programs intended to solve mental health problems.

  • Mastery of strategies for community, family, group and individual intervention.

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