FALL 2017 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Schedule of Events for Psychology 300 Fall, 2017

  DATE TOPIC/ACTIVITY ASSIGNMENT
1 8-21 Syllabus and Expectations Wahl Chapter 1
8-23 Opening lecture: Stigma as a Social Problem D2L: Guidelines for Non-handicapping Language

D2L: Sample APA References & Citations

8-25 Opening lecture: Stigma as a Social Problem D2L: Wedding et al. Ch. 1; Appendix A, D, & E
2 8-28 Screening: The Silence of the Lambs Jonathan Demme (1991) 118 min. (1st half) PICK OUT YOUR FIRST PERSON NARRATIVE BOOK AND READ IT
8-30 Screening: The Silence of the Lambs (2nd half)  
9-1 Discussion: Psychopathic Killers and Killer Psychiatrists REFLECTION QUESTIONS SotL DUE

Merskin pp. 44-57

D2L: Wedding et al. ODD/Conduct Disorder, Antisocial

3 9-4 LABOR DAY – NO CLASS
9-6 Discussion: The Prison Problem FIRST PERSON NARRATIVE ESSAY DUE
9-8 Screening: One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) Dir. Milos Forman 133 min. (1st half)
4 9-11 Screening: One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest (2nd half)  
9-13 Discussion: Institution films and distrust of psychiatry REFLECTION QUESTIONS CN DUE

Wahl Chapter 2 & 3

D2L Wedding et al. Treatment

9-15 Discussion: The Anti-Psychiatry Movement  
5 9-18 Screening: Girl Interrupted (1999) Directed by James Mangold 127 min. (1st half) Wahl Ch. 4

 

9-20 Screening: Girl Interrupted (2nd half)  
9-22 Discussion: Personality and Adjustment Disorders REFLECTION QUESTIONS GI DUE

D2L: Wedding et al. Borderline

6 9-25 Discussion: Women, girls and mental illness
9-27 Discussion: Stigma Buster Projects D2L: Challenging Stereotypes
9-29 Screening: Infinitely Polar Bear (2014) Directed by Maya Forbes 90 min. (1st half)
7 10-2 Screening: Infinitely Polar Bear (2nd half)  
10-4 Discussion: Bipolar Disorder in Film and Real Life REFLECTION QUESTIONS IPB DUE

D2L: Wedding et al. Depression, Bipolar

10-5 MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS LECTURE – DR. ELIZABETH FORD

7:00PM NEWBOLD ROOM

10-6 Discussion: The Bipolar Spectrum STIGMA BUSTER PROPOSAL AND REFERENCES DUE
8 10-9 Screening: Helen (2009) Directed by Sandra Nettelbeck 120 min. (1st half)
10-11 Screening: Helen (2nd half)
10-13 FALL BREAK – NO CLASS
9

 

10-16 FALL BREAK – NO CLASS  
10-17 Discussion: Film Analysis Papers D2L: Corrigan Ch. 4
10-18 Discussion: Depression and Suicide in Movies REFLECTION QUESTIONS H DUE

D2L: Wedding et al. Depression, Bipolar, Suicide

10-20 QPR Training
10 10-23 Discussion: Treatment of Depression FILM ANALYSIS ESSAY PROPOSAL AND REFERENCES DUE
10-25 Screening: Matchstick Men (2003) Directed by Ridley Scott 116 min. (1st half)  
10-27 Screening: Matchstick Men (2nd half)
11 10-30 Discussion: Obsessive-Compulsive and Anxiety Disorders in Films REFLECTION QUESTIONS MM DUE

D2L: Wedding et al. OCD, OCPD, Panic, Trich.; Wahl Ch. 5 & 6

11-1 Discussion: Treatment of OCD
11-3 Screening: American Sniper (2014) Directed by Clint Eastwood 133 min. (1st half)  
12 11-6 Screening: American Sniper (2nd half)
11-8 Discussion: Mental Illness in War Films (PTSD, TBI, and Suicidality) D2L: Wedding et al. PTSD, TBI

REFLECTION QUESTIONS AS DUE

11-10 Discussion: The Veteran Problem D2L: Papayanis pp. 11-124

FILM ANALYSIS ESSAY DUE

13 11-13 Screening: Jack of the Red Hearts (2015) Directed by Janet Grillo 102 min. (1st half)
11-15 Screening: Jack of the Red Hearts (2nd half)
11-17 Discussion: Autism and related conditions in film and TV REFLECTION QUESTIONS JRH DUE

D2L: Wedding et al. Intellectual Disability, Autism Spectrum

14 11-20 Discussion: Autism awareness and the vaccine wars
11-22 THANKSGIVING BREAK – NO CLASS
11-24 THANKSGIVING BREAK – NO CLASS
15 11-27 Screening: Canvas (2006) Directed by Joseph Greco 101 min. (1st half)
11-29 Screening: Canvas (2006) (2nd half)
12-1 Discussion: Schizophrenia and Dissociative Identity Disorder REFLECTION QUESTIONS C DUE

STIGMA BUSTER ESSAY DUE

D2L: Wedding et al. Schizophrenia, Dissociative

 

16

12-4 Discussion: Schizophrenia and Dissociative Identity Disorder
12-6 Discussion: Positive and Accurate Depictions: Why So Few? Wahl Ch. 7-8
12-8 PRESENTATION OF STIGMA BUSTER PROJECTS  
  FINAL DEADLINE FOR ALL REVISIONS 12-12 4:00PM

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