Information Package / Course Catalogue
Assessment in Clinical Psychology
Course Code: KPS502
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

Use objective assessment tools for psychological evaluation, make semi-structured diagnostic interview in a view of holistic approach, by appling clinical diagnostic scales, personality scales collect data, make decision and write report.

Course Content

Quantitative measuring instruments, semi-structured interview methods, clinical diagnostic scales, personality inventories in clinical assessment and principles of psychological report writing.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Çiğdem Günseli DEREBOY
Learning Outcomes
1.Differenciate difference between objective and subjective assesment tools frequently used in clinic.
2.Apply, semi-structured diagonostic interview, clinical diagnostic scales, personality scales in holistic approach.
3.Identify and apply features of assesment and development areas ( personality, neuropsychology, psychopathology etc.)
4.Differenciate difference between dynamic and classification base assesments
5.Reports data in an appropriate way that get by the objective and subjective data tools.
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to course content and program
Week 2 - Theoretical
Clinical interview
Week 3 - Practice
Diagnostic principals
Week 4 - Theoretical
Evaluation of reality
Week 5 - Theoretical
Nature of anxity; defance structure
Week 6 - Theoretical
Impulse vs control
Week 7 - Theoretical
Interpersonal behavior
Week 8 - Theoretical
Semi-structured interview
Week 9 - Theoretical
Development of MMPI
Week 10 - Theoretical
MMPI application and scoring
Week 11 - Theoretical
Evaluation of MMPI
Week 12 - Theoretical
IQ assesment and report
Week 13 - Theoretical
IQ assesment and report -II
Week 14 - Theoretical
Sections of diagnostic report
Week 15 - Theoretical
General evaluation
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Attending Lectures45%10
Assignment1%30
Term Assignment2%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory100110
Lecture - Practice200120
Assignment1201030
Term Project2201060
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
PÇ-11
PÇ-12
OÇ-1
3
4
3
4
3
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-2
3
4
3
4
3
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-3
3
4
3
4
3
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-4
3
4
3
4
3
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-5
4
4
3
4
3
5
4
4
4
4
4
4
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