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Michael Lynch



Bailey 132
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Area of Interest: Developmental Psychology

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  • Ph.D., University of Rochester
Fall 2014 Classes

PSYC 251:
Intro to Behavioral Res Method

    A systematic study of the principles of research design and methods. Topics include scientific methods of descriptive, correlational, basic experimental, quasi-experimental, and single-subject approac
    hes, issues of validity and experimental control, ethical considerations, and skills in accessing and using psychological literature, critical reading, and scientific writing using American Psychological Association style. Prerequisites: PSYC 100.
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PSYC 366:
Developmental Psychopathology

    An advanced course that provides an overview and critical analysis of the theories and research contributing to a developmental perspective on behavioral, psychological and emotional disorders in chil
    dhood and adolescence. Course content charts the origins, developmental pathways and symptom expression of psychopathology in childhood and adolescence with special attention to the person- and environmentally-based factors that increase or buffer the risk for psychopathology. Implications of a developmental model for prevention, assessment and treatment of disorder are considered. Prerequisites: Any two courses from among PSYC 215, PSYC 216, or PSYC 260 or permission of the instructor. Offered every year
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PSYC 395:
Community Internship in Psych

    This internship offers practical field experience in selected agencies and firms related to a career in psychology, including school counseling, mental health counseling, health education, conflict me
    diation, human resources, and research. The required academic component includes a weekly, one-hour seminar involving presentations and discussions of relevant ethical and organizational issues. A term paper including a critical review of the literature in an approved area is required. Prerequisites: Psychology major, junior or senior standing, GPA of 3.0 in psychology courses, 2.75 GPA overall, AND permission of instructor. Students may enroll for community internships only after acceptance through a formal application procedure completed during the semester prior to enrollment. 3-12 credits (as arranged) Restrictions: College policy states that student may apply no more than 15 hours of internship credit toward the baccalaureate degree. Offered by individual arrangement
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