Clinical psychology refers to the application of psychological principles and theories in the assessment and treatment of individuals diagnosed with mental health problems. Social skills training is one of the primary treatment models used for individuals diagnosed with mental retardation and developmental disabilities. Part of this treatment methodology focuses on providing individuals with opportunities to experience various social encounters or events through pre-event rehearsals and role-plays conducted by trainers.
- Describe the principles or theories in social psychology that are utilized in clinical psychology.
- Explain how social skills training be used to treat individuals diagnosed with depression or anxiety?
- Explain how social skills training can be used to train individuals having problems related to social anxiety.
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