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 88000 Internship

Credits : 0

This course is designed for those Learners who have completed all academic requirements for the PsyD program and who wish to participate in a pre-doctoral internship for one year (1500 hours). The Internship provides continued structured clinical training experience under the supervision of a Licensed Clinical Psychologist beyond the Practicum.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the internet
  • Analyze appropriate diagnostic and assessment procedures in counseling sessions
  • Apply appropriate record keeping in therapy
  • Integrate a theoretical orientation in assessing cases
  • Analyze counseling experience through the use of a personal journal
  • Apply professional and ethical behavior
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Elective Courses

PSY 88000 Internship

Credits : 0

This course is designed for those Learners who have completed all academic requirements for the PsyD program and who wish to participate in a pre-doctoral internship for one year (1500 hours). The Internship provides continued structured clinical training experience under the supervision of a Licensed Clinical Psychologist beyond the Practicum.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the internet
  • Analyze appropriate diagnostic and assessment procedures in counseling sessions
  • Apply appropriate record keeping in therapy
  • Integrate a theoretical orientation in assessing cases
  • Analyze counseling experience through the use of a personal journal
  • Apply professional and ethical behavior
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Comprehensive Examination

PSY 88000 Internship

Credits : 0

This course is designed for those Learners who have completed all academic requirements for the PsyD program and who wish to participate in a pre-doctoral internship for one year (1500 hours). The Internship provides continued structured clinical training experience under the supervision of a Licensed Clinical Psychologist beyond the Practicum.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the internet
  • Analyze appropriate diagnostic and assessment procedures in counseling sessions
  • Apply appropriate record keeping in therapy
  • Integrate a theoretical orientation in assessing cases
  • Analyze counseling experience through the use of a personal journal
  • Apply professional and ethical behavior
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Practicum

PSY 88000 Internship

Credits : 0

This course is designed for those Learners who have completed all academic requirements for the PsyD program and who wish to participate in a pre-doctoral internship for one year (1500 hours). The Internship provides continued structured clinical training experience under the supervision of a Licensed Clinical Psychologist beyond the Practicum.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the internet
  • Analyze appropriate diagnostic and assessment procedures in counseling sessions
  • Apply appropriate record keeping in therapy
  • Integrate a theoretical orientation in assessing cases
  • Analyze counseling experience through the use of a personal journal
  • Apply professional and ethical behavior
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Doctoral Project Course Requirements

PSY 88000 Internship

Credits : 0

This course is designed for those Learners who have completed all academic requirements for the PsyD program and who wish to participate in a pre-doctoral internship for one year (1500 hours). The Internship provides continued structured clinical training experience under the supervision of a Licensed Clinical Psychologist beyond the Practicum.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the internet
  • Analyze appropriate diagnostic and assessment procedures in counseling sessions
  • Apply appropriate record keeping in therapy
  • Integrate a theoretical orientation in assessing cases
  • Analyze counseling experience through the use of a personal journal
  • Apply professional and ethical behavior
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Internship

PSY 88000 Internship

Credits : 0

This course is designed for those Learners who have completed all academic requirements for the PsyD program and who wish to participate in a pre-doctoral internship for one year (1500 hours). The Internship provides continued structured clinical training experience under the supervision of a Licensed Clinical Psychologist beyond the Practicum.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the internet
  • Analyze appropriate diagnostic and assessment procedures in counseling sessions
  • Apply appropriate record keeping in therapy
  • Integrate a theoretical orientation in assessing cases
  • Analyze counseling experience through the use of a personal journal
  • Apply professional and ethical behavior
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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