Total CE Credit Hours: 17
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/5040
About the Course:
Well-grounded in research, this book presents psychology as it has been transformed and is being transformed by the inclusion of women in the discipline. It discusses the changes that a feminist vision of psychology has made in everything from the methods used to the topics being studied. It focuses on important issues such as violence against women, health psychology, work-family balance, development across the life-course, and sexist discrimination. You will find this to be a reader friendly book weaving a cohesive story that delivers its main points in a clear and straightforward manner.
This course is based on the book, Women and Gender: Transforming Psychology created by Yoder, Janice, Ph.D.
Publication Date:1998 1st Edition
Course Material Author
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- to be able to develop an appreciation for how psychology has been and continues to be transformed by a feminist approach to understanding women, men, and gender.
- to be able to develop an awareness that a complete approach to understanding women, men, and gender includes biological, socialization and personality, and social contextual explanations.
- to be able to develop a recognition that gender is inextricably intertwined with other markers of social status such as race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical (dis)ability, age, and so on.
- to be able to develop an acknowledgement that the ultimate usefulness of what we do as feminist psychologists rests in social activism and personal empowerment.
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