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Semester and Year Offered: 2ND Semester (1st Year)
Course Coordinator and Team: Neetu Sarin and Nikita Jain
Email of course coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pre-requisites: Completion of 1st semester courses
Aim: This course will introduce and help students to acquaint themselves with the field of clinical work.
Brief description of modules/ Main modules:
Learning to listen to the person instead of categorizing symptoms. A look at four interrelated healing traditions – Humanistic, Existential, Psychoanalytic, Buddhist and indigenous healing traditions.
Self in clinical Work: An introductory exploration of transference and counter- transference in life in general and within the particularities of the clinical situation.
Revisiting the history of insanity: Re-examining madness from the writings of Laing and Szasz.
Psychodynamic case formulation: Readings from Nancy McWilliam, Winnicott, Gobbard & Ogden.
An introduction to the case study approach.
Assessment Details with weights:
For the first assignment students will be asked to take case history from psychiatric and psychodynamic perspectives. They are supposed to talk to an individual for 3-4 sessions and submit a write on the same. (weightage 40 %)
For the second assignment students will be asked to speak to any one 3-4 times and then formulate a case. They were also asked to write their experiential understanding on the concepts like transference, counter transference, empathy, congruence and unconditional positive regard and also to locate them in the narrative. (weightage 40 %)
Class Participation: 10 %
Attendance: 10 %