Certificate in Healthcare Services

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Healthcare Services

CalSouthern’s Certificate in Healthcare Services is an 18-credit program, comprised of the following six required courses:


Healthcare Services Courses

Required Core Courses

PSY 87707 The Psychology of the Mind I: Mind-Body Connection

Credits : 3

The psychology of the Mind-Body Connection provides an examination to how the mind and body are intimately related. The course investigates models for healing and health through understanding how the mind interacts with the body to effect positive change. The course examines scientific advances in the fields of psychoneuroimmunology and consciousness and their impact on mind-body healing. Students will be able to determine the relationship between healing and illness, focusing on specific therapeutic interventions. Students are also encouraged to develop a personal model of mental health care and to understand complimentary methods for self and client, offering an active role for clients in the development of their healing process. This course focuses on areas of interest to therapists who work in mental health care settings and those planning to in the future. It will inform the individual on mind-body techniques.

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
  • Summarize the interplay between the brain and the immune system
  • Integrate current research on mind-body methods as adjuncts to psychotherapy
  • Assess the relationship of thoughts and emotions to physiological states
  • Synthesize brain integration, empathy and compassion in the therapeutic relationship
  • Correlate mind-body foundations to wellness
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Elective Courses (Choose 2)

PSY 87707 The Psychology of the Mind I: Mind-Body Connection

Credits : 3

The psychology of the Mind-Body Connection provides an examination to how the mind and body are intimately related. The course investigates models for healing and health through understanding how the mind interacts with the body to effect positive change. The course examines scientific advances in the fields of psychoneuroimmunology and consciousness and their impact on mind-body healing. Students will be able to determine the relationship between healing and illness, focusing on specific therapeutic interventions. Students are also encouraged to develop a personal model of mental health care and to understand complimentary methods for self and client, offering an active role for clients in the development of their healing process. This course focuses on areas of interest to therapists who work in mental health care settings and those planning to in the future. It will inform the individual on mind-body techniques.

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
  • Summarize the interplay between the brain and the immune system
  • Integrate current research on mind-body methods as adjuncts to psychotherapy
  • Assess the relationship of thoughts and emotions to physiological states
  • Synthesize brain integration, empathy and compassion in the therapeutic relationship
  • Correlate mind-body foundations to wellness
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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