abnormalpsychology

Abnormal Psychology via Harry Potter

$109.00

Teen Focus 12+

Using the lens of the Harry Potter series and some of its most beloved characters, we will explore together the terminology, classification, etiology, assessment, and treatment of major psychological disorders.

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Using the lens of the Harry Potter series and some of its most beloved characters, we will explore together the terminology, classification, etiology, assessment, and treatment of major psychological disorders.

Topics of this workshop include:

  • Types of psychological disorders
  • Misunderstandings and misconceptions about mental illness
  • Diagnosis and treatment
  • Behaviors and symptoms of psychological disorders
Using Harry Potter characters as analogies, we can bring these topics closer to home and learn to recognize and sympathize with mental disorders.

Webinars are 50 minutes long. Recordings are available for students who must miss a session or for repeated viewings to provide extra practice and understanding.

Topics Covered

Types of psychological disorders
Misunderstandings and misconceptions about mental illness
Diagnosis and treatment
Behaviors and symptoms of psychological disorders

Challenge Level

This Teen Focus workshop is open to students ages 12 and up who have an interest in psychology.

Time Commitment

Most students report spending approximately 2 hours per week on homework outside of the webinar.

Instructor

Counselor Cat

Materials List

Harry Potter books or films for reference

Usually Offered

Summer Session

Prerequisites

Teen Focus 12+. Students should be familiar with the Harry Potter series in book or movie form. Students will need an interest in psychology, as well as a high school reading level and the capability to view and analyze a work critically.  Students should have the interest and maturity to participate actively in live webinars and complete homework assignments diligently. A working microphone is required at all times.

Available Sessions

Fall 2018 Session 2 Monday 1pm Pacific (6-week session begins 10-15), Summer 2018 M/W 1pm Pacific