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Jennifer Katz

Professor,

Psychology

Bailey 144
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-5218
katz@geneseo.edu

Area of Interest: Clinical Psychology

Faculty Information

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens
Fall 2014 Classes

PSYC 294:
Peer Advocacy-Act

    This seminar course offers students intensive training in and practical experiences with basic helping skills. Peer advocates staff a student-to-student helpline under the close supervision of the sup
    ervising instructor, a licensed mental health professional. Peer advocates also help to train and evaluate volunteer trainees (who do not receive credit) by demonstrating skills and providing trainees with practice opportunities and feedback in weekly small group sessions. Trainee performance is evaluated via oral, written, and practical exams; those who demonstrate skill mastery are eligible to enroll as peer advocates the following semester. Peer advocates and trainees participate in a mandatory weekly seminar to discuss ethical, organizational, and practical issues and for ongoing training and supervision. May be taken twice for credit. Sophomore, junior or senior standing, two semesters of full time study completed at Geneseo, overall GPA of 3.0. Students may enroll in the peer advocacy seminar only following successful completion of formal training the semester prior to enrollment. Prerequisite: permission of instructor Credits: 3(2-3) Offered by individual arrangement Prerequisites: Permission of instructor
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PSYC 294:
Peer Advocacy-Lec

    This seminar course offers students intensive training in and practical experiences with basic helping skills. Peer advocates staff a student-to-student helpline under the close supervision of the sup
    ervising instructor, a licensed mental health professional. Peer advocates also help to train and evaluate volunteer trainees (who do not receive credit) by demonstrating skills and providing trainees with practice opportunities and feedback in weekly small group sessions. Trainee performance is evaluated via oral, written, and practical exams; those who demonstrate skill mastery are eligible to enroll as peer advocates the following semester. Peer advocates and trainees participate in a mandatory weekly seminar to discuss ethical, organizational, and practical issues and for ongoing training and supervision. May be taken twice for credit. Sophomore, junior or senior standing, two semesters of full time study completed at Geneseo, overall GPA of 3.0. Students may enroll in the peer advocacy seminar only following successful completion of formal training the semester prior to enrollment. Prerequisite: permission of instructor Credits: 3(2-3) Offered by individual arrangement Prerequisites: Permission of instructor
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PSYC 308:
Psychology of Women

    An examination of a variety of topics related to women's lives, such as work, personal relationships, sexuality, motherhood, physical health, mental health, violence, and old age. The course also exp
    lores psychological aspects of gender stereotypes, gender-role development, and gender comparisons. Prerequisites: PSYC 250 or PSYC 251 or permission of instructor. Offered every year
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PSYC 397:
Research Seminar in Psychology

    This course provides experience in formulating research projects and applying research techniques in psychology through participation in a faculty-supervised research project and a student-faculty res
    earch seminar. May be taken more than once for credit. Prerequisites: PSYC 250, PSYC 251, and instructor permission. Offered by individual arrangement
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