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

This course provides the Learner with an exploration of the interrelatedness of mind and body to healing and health. Mind-body theories promote resiliency practices through lifestyle behaviors for disease prevention and treatment. The mind-body interaction has important implications for the way we view health and wellness, and the way we prevent illness and treat disease. The course examines scientific advances in the fields of neuroscience, psychoneuroimmunology, and consciousness, and their impact on mind-body healing. Learners will be encouraged to develop a personal model of mental health care and to understand complementary methods for self and client, offering an active role for clients in the development of their healing process.

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

This course provides the Learner with an exploration of the interrelatedness of mind and body to healing and health. Mind-body theories promote resiliency practices through lifestyle behaviors for disease prevention and treatment. The mind-body interaction has important implications for the way we view health and wellness, and the way we prevent illness and treat disease. The course examines scientific advances in the fields of neuroscience, psychoneuroimmunology, and consciousness, and their impact on mind-body healing. Learners will be encouraged to develop a personal model of mental health care and to understand complementary methods for self and client, offering an active role for clients in the development of their healing process.

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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