Psychology Courses

Single Undergraduate Psychology Courses

At CalSouthern, you have the option of enrolling in a course without committing to a degree program. It’s a fantastic way to get a feel for the CalSouthern online learning experience before enrolling. You can apply the credits you earn to a CalSouthern bachelor’s degree program, or, since CalSouthern is regionally accredited, the credits are readily transferable into a bachelor’s program at another institution, as well.* Or, maybe you simply want to gain college-level knowledge and expertise in a topic area of interest to you.

Choose from any of the undergraduate courses in CalSouthern’s School of Psychology. A vast selection of subjects are available, on topics as diverse as cognition and the brain, addiction, abnormal psychology, marriage and family therapy and business psychology.

Getting started is quick and easy. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. Courses start every month and you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!

*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.

Undergraduate Courses

PSY 2507 Case Management: Assessment, Treatment Planning, Relapse Prevention and Aftercare

Credits : 3
This course provides an overview of the case management process from an ecological perspective. Emphasis is on assessment, treatment planning, service coordination, documentation, and planning for relapse prevention, discharge, and aftercare. Skills including listening and responding, bringing up difficult issues, addressing and disarming anger, and assessing consumer strengths and weaknesses are explored. Consideration is given to cultural and diversity issues as well as legal and ethical factors in substance abuse case management.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of internet resources
  • Illustrate the various functions of case management within substance abuse treatment
  • Describe ways to use case management to serve various special needs of clients
  • Identify cultural sensitivity and the legal and ethical aspects of case management
  • Examine research on the methods to use and develop a client-comprehensive assessment
  • Integrate all documentation necessary for assessment, treatment planning, relapse prevention, discharge planning, and ongoing continuum of care
  • 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
  • Demonstrate a general understanding of the course concepts covered in this week's readings

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