Certificate in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Industrial Psychology

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

Industrial and Organizational Psychology Courses

PSY 87522 Consulting in Business, Education and Mental Health

Credits : 3

This course is an overview of consultation theory and practice for mental health professionals who perform duties in the roles of consultants and collaborators. Mental health, expert, collaborative, behavioral, and organizational models will be discussed and applied to a variety of settings. Course content includes the history, definition, fundamentals of consultation, models of consultation, consultation stages, effective consultant skills and characteristics, consultee variables, consultation with parents and teachers, and legal and ethical issues regarding consultation.

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
  • Compare and contrast various consultation models in specific settings
  • Adapt concepts of consultation practice to the nature of organizations
  • Develop consultant interview skills
  • Discriminate professional ethics and cultural competence in business and organizational consultation
  • Analyze research on consultation and collaboration
  • 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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