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Course Descriptions

Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) In Clinical Psychology Program

Course Descriptions

CLI XX500-1—
PSYCHOLOGY OF OPRESSION: IMPLICATIONS OF MARGINALIZATION ON GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER INDIVIDUALS

(2 credits)

This advanced psychology course is appropriate for any Master’s or Doctoral level student interested in learning more about the influence of socio-cultural factors on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender individuals.  The foundation of this course will examine historical and current philosophical understandings of sexual minorities.  Particular focus will be paid to the limitations of the current dominant philosophical approach of Essentialism.  Social Constructionism will be presented as an alternative model to understanding sexual minorities.
 
Professor: Dr. Michael J. LaFarr
Offered: May, 20 – June 19, 2013.  Mondays & Wednesdays,  9:00 - 11:50 am.

Updated 2/12/13

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