Doctor of Psychology Courses

PsyD | Doctor of Psychology

CalSouthern Doctor of Psychology Courses

The following Doctor of Psychology courses comprise the PsyD program at CalSouthern. The PsyD program includes 30 credit hours of required core courses, and 15 credit hours of elective courses, in addition to a doctoral project and other requirements. Although the PsyD and PhD are both respected doctorates, they differ in that the PsyD is an applied degree, clinically focused, as opposed to the PhD, which is more focused on research and scholarly publication.

Core Course Requirements

PSY 87528 Psychology of Violence and Domestic Abuse Reporting

Credits : 3

This course addresses domestic violence from an interdisciplinary standpoint. The focus of study examines the cycle of violence, dominance, and control from sociological and psychological perspectives. The course also looks at research and legal issues surrounding violence in such areas as: global violence, partner and family violence, stalking and homicide as well as issues of culture and diversity.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Analyze the major theories of the etiology of violence
  • Examine theories of elder, child, intimate partner, ritualistic abuse
  • Examine treatment and prevention strategies
  • Implement a treatment and prevention strategy
  • Analyze the current laws on domestic abuse reporting for your state
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Elective Courses

PSY 87528 Psychology of Violence and Domestic Abuse Reporting

Credits : 3

This course addresses domestic violence from an interdisciplinary standpoint. The focus of study examines the cycle of violence, dominance, and control from sociological and psychological perspectives. The course also looks at research and legal issues surrounding violence in such areas as: global violence, partner and family violence, stalking and homicide as well as issues of culture and diversity.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Analyze the major theories of the etiology of violence
  • Examine theories of elder, child, intimate partner, ritualistic abuse
  • Examine treatment and prevention strategies
  • Implement a treatment and prevention strategy
  • Analyze the current laws on domestic abuse reporting for your state
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Comprehensive Examination

PSY 87528 Psychology of Violence and Domestic Abuse Reporting

Credits : 3

This course addresses domestic violence from an interdisciplinary standpoint. The focus of study examines the cycle of violence, dominance, and control from sociological and psychological perspectives. The course also looks at research and legal issues surrounding violence in such areas as: global violence, partner and family violence, stalking and homicide as well as issues of culture and diversity.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Analyze the major theories of the etiology of violence
  • Examine theories of elder, child, intimate partner, ritualistic abuse
  • Examine treatment and prevention strategies
  • Implement a treatment and prevention strategy
  • Analyze the current laws on domestic abuse reporting for your state
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Practicum

PSY 87528 Psychology of Violence and Domestic Abuse Reporting

Credits : 3

This course addresses domestic violence from an interdisciplinary standpoint. The focus of study examines the cycle of violence, dominance, and control from sociological and psychological perspectives. The course also looks at research and legal issues surrounding violence in such areas as: global violence, partner and family violence, stalking and homicide as well as issues of culture and diversity.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Analyze the major theories of the etiology of violence
  • Examine theories of elder, child, intimate partner, ritualistic abuse
  • Examine treatment and prevention strategies
  • Implement a treatment and prevention strategy
  • Analyze the current laws on domestic abuse reporting for your state
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Doctoral Project Course Requirements

PSY 87528 Psychology of Violence and Domestic Abuse Reporting

Credits : 3

This course addresses domestic violence from an interdisciplinary standpoint. The focus of study examines the cycle of violence, dominance, and control from sociological and psychological perspectives. The course also looks at research and legal issues surrounding violence in such areas as: global violence, partner and family violence, stalking and homicide as well as issues of culture and diversity.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Analyze the major theories of the etiology of violence
  • Examine theories of elder, child, intimate partner, ritualistic abuse
  • Examine treatment and prevention strategies
  • Implement a treatment and prevention strategy
  • Analyze the current laws on domestic abuse reporting for your state
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Internship

PSY 87528 Psychology of Violence and Domestic Abuse Reporting

Credits : 3

This course addresses domestic violence from an interdisciplinary standpoint. The focus of study examines the cycle of violence, dominance, and control from sociological and psychological perspectives. The course also looks at research and legal issues surrounding violence in such areas as: global violence, partner and family violence, stalking and homicide as well as issues of culture and diversity.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Analyze the major theories of the etiology of violence
  • Examine theories of elder, child, intimate partner, ritualistic abuse
  • Examine treatment and prevention strategies
  • Implement a treatment and prevention strategy
  • Analyze the current laws on domestic abuse reporting for your state
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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