Geropsychology/Older Adults


Interests of students who focus in this area include health of older adults, diminished functioning and dementia, dealing with catastrophic disease (HIV) and care giving.  Students in this area are exposed to issues of aging and the skills needed to effectively provide services to older adults.  Courses in this are include: 

  • Psychopharmacology
  • Health Issues in Geropsychology *
  • Introduction to Clinical Neuropsychology *
  • Psychopathology & Therapeutic Interventions with Older Adults *
  • Assessment of Older Adults *
  • IIntervention Techniques: Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Intervention Techniques: Group Therapy
  • Forensic Psychology 

       * Denotes required course