Abnormal Child Psychology provides an introduction to the historical and contemporary perspectives, etiologies, research, and treatment modalities for atypical child development. By the end of the course, students should have a better understanding of the 1.) evolution of theories regarding atypical child development 2.) distinction between abnormal development and normal developmental deviance 3.) putative etiologies of childhood disorders 4.) symptoms of disorders commonly diagnosed during childhood and 5.) empirically-supported interventions to ameliorate maladjustment in children.