Courses

 Core Requirements

 

PSY500 Diversity Issues in Counsel Psy

Examination of the effects of therapeutic interventions on culturally distinct populations. (3 units; Summer)

PSY500-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 W 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM TBA ONLN
PSY500-E
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA
PSY500-D
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA
PSY500-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA
PSY500-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA
PSY500-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA

PSY501S Professional Practice Seminar I

Emphasis on empathy training and the structure of the therapeutic process through a lecture/discussion/small group format. Students will videotape simulated sessions with one another. Meets two hours per week. Students will be assigned an on-going case. Students will participate in a professional development review. Please review MSCP student handbook for detail. Additional practice seminar fee (Traditional Grad only). Pass/Fail. (2 units; Fall & OPS)

PSY501S-D
Cox, Mark
09/07/2021 T 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM Building 36 36A2
PSY501S-C
Twitty, Alison N.
09/07/2021 Th 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM James Complex 191
PSY501S-A
Knabb, Adrienne A.
09/07/2021 T 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM James Complex 191
PSY501S-B
Cox, Mark
09/07/2021 Sa 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN

PSY502S Professional Practice Seminar II

Continuation of PSY 501S PSY 501S - Professional Practice Seminar I. Emphasis on various clinical and legal issues related to the practice of psychotherapy. This will include 6 hours of suicide risk assessment, prevention, treatment, and interventions. Ethical and legal considerations that are specific to clinical issues with suicidal ideations and/or behaviors will be described, practiced, or demonstrated. This course builds upon the foundational skills from PSY501S that are critical to clinical practice and practicum placement. Students will participate in a professional development review. Please review MSCP student handbook for detail. Prerequisite: PSY 501s. Pass/Fail. (2 units; Fall & OPS)

PSY502S-D
Cox, Mark
01/10/2022 T 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM TBA
PSY502S-C
Twitty, Alison N.
01/10/2022 Th 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM TBA
PSY502S-A
Knabb, Adrienne A.
01/10/2022 T 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM TBA
PSY502S-B
Cox, Mark
01/10/2022 Sa 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM TBA ONLN

PSY505 MFT Counseling Theory

The student is introduced to the theoretical foundations of Family Systems Theory, Behaviorism, Humanism, Existentialism, and Psychoanalytic Theory. (3 units; Fall)

PSY505-D
Lee, Jong_Cheon
09/07/2021 Th 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM James Complex 190
PSY505-B
Lee, Jong_Cheon
09/07/2021 T 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM James Complex 190
PSY505-C
Bergin, Aine
09/07/2021 Th 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM Yeager Center B258
PSY505-A
Donavan, Thomas E.
09/07/2021 T 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM Yeager Center B258

PSY510 Human Growth and Development

A study of the developmental cycle of the human organism from a cognitive, psychological, sociological, and moral perspective. Emphasis is placed on theories and research related to child development. (3 units; Fall)

PSY510-E
Hess, Lauren Krista
09/07/2021 T 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM Mission Hall 127
PSY510-C
MacCallum, Jessica
09/07/2021 Th 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM BUS 203
PSY510-D
White-Biggers, Gail Ann
09/07/2021 M 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus P280
PSY510-A
White-Biggers, Gail Ann
09/07/2021 M 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM Health Science Campus M261
PSY510-B
Joyce, Naomi Aleen
09/07/2021 W 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM Health Science Campus M261

PSY511 Couples Thrpy Intmate Prtnr Vlnc

This course will address the principles and techniques of effective therapy with couples. Various couples treatment models will be described with a focus on applicability to different client needs in a variety of settings. Intimate partner violence detection, prevention, and treatment will be integrated into the treatment of couples. (3 units; Fall/OPS)

PSY511-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 W 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM Mission Hall 126
PSY511-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 Th 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM TBA
PSY511-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 Th 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM James Complex 191
PSY511-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM Building 36 36A2

PSY515 Human Sexuality

Human sexuality focuses on the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of sexual dysfunction with an overview of physiology. It further examines the clinical, social and ethical issues in counseling persons with AIDS-related problems. (3 units; Summer/OPS)

PSY515-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 M 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA
PSY515-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 M 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA
PSY515-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 M 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA

PSY520 Human Comm in Group Process

Application of group treatment models to various forms of interpersonal communication. (3 units; Spring)

PSY520-E
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 Th 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM TBA
PSY520-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 W 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM James Complex 166
PSY520-C
Donavan, Thomas E.
01/10/2022 M 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus P280
PSY520-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 M 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM Mission Hall 125
PSY520-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 W 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM Mission Hall 125

PSY530 Advanced Research Methodology

Theoretical and practical applications of research methods of psychotherapy. Prerequisite: BEH 383 Statistical Techniques in Behavioral Science or equivalent. (3 units; Spring)

PSY530-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 Th 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM Yeager Center B113
PSY530-E
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 Th 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM Yeager Center B113
PSY530-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 M 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM BUS 106
PSY530-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 M 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM BUS 209
PSY530-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM TBA

PSY534 Pre- or Post-Practicum

Supervised counseling experience in a professional setting. A required course either for students who begin counseling prior to the PSY 555 Practicum I course OR needed to continue in practicum after completing PSY 570 Practicum II. May be repeated one (1) time for a maximum of two (2) units. Pass/Fail. Prerequisites: PSY 501S, 502S, 505, 560, and either 511 or 525. (1 unit; Summer/OPS)

PSY534-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 F 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
PSY534-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 F 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

PSY535 Advanced Psychopathology

Nature and causes of reactions to social, biological and psychological stress, maladaptive development, and faulty learning. Includes an in depth study of anxiety disorders, character personality, and the psychoses. (3 units; Spring)

PSY535-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM TBA
PSY535-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM James Complex 191
PSY535-E
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 W 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM James Complex 190
PSY535-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 W 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM BUS 106
PSY535-C
Donavan, Thomas E.
01/10/2022 M 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM Health Science Campus P280

PSY540 Psychodiagnostics

Applications of Intelligence Testing and Personality tests to diagnosis and therapy. Prerequisite: PSY 383 (Statistical Techniques in Behavioral Science) or equivalent. (3 units; Fall)

PSY540-B
Lee, Jong_Cheon
09/07/2021 M 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM James Complex 191
PSY540-A
Lee, Jong_Cheon
09/07/2021 M 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM James Complex 191
PSY540-C
Reed, Jasmine J.
09/07/2021 M 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM Yeager Center ONLN

PSY545 MFT Counseling: Child-Adolescent

Processes of diagnosis, dynamics, and treatment of children and adolescents. (3 units; Fall)

PSY545-C
Thomazin, Thomas W.
09/07/2021 W 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM BUS 252
PSY545-B
Costello, Jennifer R.
09/07/2021 T 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY545-A
Reed, Jasmine J.
09/07/2021 W 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM James Complex 191
PSY545-D
Bergin, Aine
09/07/2021 T 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM James Complex 191

PSY555 Practicum I

Supervised counseling experience in professional settings. Additional testing fee. Prerequisites: PSY 501s, 502s, 505, 560, and either 511 or 525. Pass/Fail. (3 units; Fall & OPS)

PSY555-L
Machado, Reba Joyce
09/07/2021 W 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM James Complex 104
PSY555-M
Knabb, Adrienne A.
09/07/2021 Th 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM James Complex 036
PSY555-F
Stanfield, Jan U.
09/07/2021 Th 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM James Complex 104
PSY555-G
Routon, Mischa
09/07/2021 W 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Instructor OFFC
PSY555-I
Knabb, Adrienne A.
09/07/2021 T 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Yeager Center B110
PSY555-C
Cox, Mark
09/07/2021 T 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM James Complex 104
PSY555-D
Routon, Mischa
09/07/2021 W 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Instructor OFFC
PSY555-E
Bergin, Aine
09/07/2021 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 104
PSY555-K
Deulen, Angela A.
09/07/2021 M 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM James Complex 104
PSY555-A
Stanfield, Jan U.
09/07/2021 M 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 104
PSY555-B
Cox, Mark
09/07/2021 Th 7:15 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex ONLN
PSY555-H
Bergin, Aine
09/07/2021 Th 7:15 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex ONLN
PSY555-J
Deulen, Angela A.
09/07/2021 T 7:15 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex ONLN

PSY560 Professional Ethics and Law

An examination and explanation of current laws and ethical issues affecting psychotherapists. (3 units; Summer)

PSY560-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 M 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM TBA ONLN
PSY560-D
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 T 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM TBA
PSY560-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 T 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA
PSY560-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 T 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA
PSY560-A
Donavan, Thomas E.
05/09/2022 T 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA

PSY570 Practicum II

A continuation of PSY 555. Prerequisite: PSY 555. Pass/Fail. (3 units; Spring)

PSY570-G
Routon, Mischa
01/10/2022 W 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Instructor OFFC
PSY570-F
Stanfield, Jan U.
01/10/2022 Th 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM James Complex 104
PSY570-L
Machado, Reba Joyce
01/10/2022 W 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM Mission Hall 126
PSY570-I
Knabb, Adrienne A.
01/10/2022 T 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM TBA
PSY570-M
Knabb, Adrienne A.
01/10/2022 Th 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM James Complex 356
PSY570-D
Routon, Mischa
01/10/2022 W 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Instructor OFFC
PSY570-C
Cox, Mark
01/10/2022 T 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM TBA
PSY570-E
Bergin, Aine
01/10/2022 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 104
PSY570-K
Deulen, Angela A.
01/10/2022 M 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM James Complex 104
PSY570-H
Bergin, Aine
01/10/2022 Th 7:15 PM - 8:45 PM TBA ONLN
PSY570-A
Stanfield, Jan U.
01/10/2022 M 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus P280
PSY570-B
Cox, Mark
01/10/2022 Th 7:15 PM - 8:45 PM TBA ONLN
PSY570-J
Deulen, Angela A.
01/10/2022 T 7:15 PM - 8:45 PM TBA ONLN

PSY580 Family Therapy I

An examination of the philosophical and theoretical suppositions of the major schools of family therapy. Emphasis on the historical and contemporary context of systems theory and family therapy.(3 units; Fall)

PSY580-C
Joyce, Naomi Aleen
09/07/2021 W 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus M261
PSY580-D
Lewis, Nathaniel P
09/07/2021 M 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM Health Science Campus P280
PSY580-A
Lewis, Nathaniel P
09/07/2021 Th 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM Health Science Campus L240
PSY580-B
McAuliffe, Sandra C.
09/07/2021 M 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM BUS 253

PSY585 Family Therapy II

Concentration on the therapeutic techniques of the various schools of family therapy discussed in Family Therapy I. Students are encouraged to develop specific family therapy skills through the use of videotape feedback, coaching, and classroom demonstration. Prerequisite: PSY 580. (3 units; Spring)

PSY585-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 M 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM Building 36 36A2
PSY585-E
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 W 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM Building 36 36A2
PSY585-D
Lewis, Nathaniel P
01/10/2022 Th 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM The Village at CBU 300
PSY585-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 W 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM Building 36 36A2
PSY585-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 M 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM Building 36 36A2

PSY590 Christian Perspctv Prof Couns

Faculty and student dialogue on issues and topics related to the integration of Christianity and psychology. (2 units; Summer)

PSY590-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 Th 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA
PSY590-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 Th 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA

PSY595 Psychopharmacology

This course is designed for the non-medical psychotherapist. The major categories of medication used in psychiatric intervention and issues related to consultation and collaboration with treatment teams, including medical staff, will be discussed. Pass/Fail. (3 units; Fall, Spring)

PSY595-A
Roth, Erica M.
09/07/2021 Sa 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY595-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 Sa 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM BUS ONLN

PSY598A Addictions Counseling

This course provides the student with an overview of the addictive process including substance dependency and behavioral compulsions. The course emphasizes the etiology of addiction, the systemic impact of co-occurring disorders, the standard of care treatment modalities, and concepts of resiliency and recovery. Pass/Fail. (3 units; Fall, Spring)

PSY598A-A
Bergin, Aine
09/07/2021 Sa 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY598A-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 Sa 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

PSY598C Aging and Mental Health

This seminar addresses mental health issues in aging populations. Pass/Fail. (2 units; Fall, Spring)

PSY598C-B
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
09/07/2021 Sa 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM James Complex ONLN
PSY598C-A
Cox, Mark
09/07/2021 Sa 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY598C-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 Sa 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

 

Psychotherapy Requirement

 

Students entering the graduate program in Counseling Psychology (MFT) at California Baptist University will be required to complete twenty-four (24) hours of individual psychotherapy or fifty (50) hours of group psychotherapy with a licensed psychotherapist or a registered Associate. This therapy must be done outside the campus community and may not include therapists who have any teaching relationship with California Baptist University.

Students completing the psychotherapy requirement may obtain the psychotherapy form from the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

Additional Coursework Options

 

Optional Professional Clinical Counselor (6 units)

PSY536 Community Mental Health Cnsling

This course introduces the student to the contemporary context of community mental health settings. Course content emphasizes recovery-oriented treatment for severe mental illness, disaster and trauma response, services for victims of abuse, the homeless, foster care services, case management, client advocacy, in-home and in-school services, bilingual client services, professional collaboration and medical family therapy. This is an elective course for which students wishing to pursue licensure as a Professional Clinical Counselor in the State of California should register. Pre- or Co- requisite: PSY535. (3 units)

PSY536-A
Deulen, Angela A.
09/07/2021 Sa 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Mission Hall ONLN

PSY537 Career Counseling

This course is designed to meet the professional training criteria of students within the field of Counseling Psychology and other helping professions to gain competency in the basic tenets of career counseling. This is an elective course for which students wishing to pursue licensure as a Professional Clinical Counselor in the State of California should register. (3 units; Spring)

PSY537-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 Sa 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Mission Hall ONLN

 


  

Optional Forensic Psychology Concentration (18 units)

CJS530 Theories and Prspctvs Crim Behav

A study in the traditional and theoretical schools of criminology. Theories relating to individual abnormality and theories relating to cultural influences are examined. Theories of the causes of delinquency and data on delinquent behavior including gangs, minor and major criminal actions and methods of correction are also covered. (3 units; Summer)

CJS530-A
Gamez, Ana
05/09/2022 T 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA

FPY530 Advanced Social Psychology

Survey of theory, method, and research results in areas of social psychology, such as attitude formation and change, social perception/ cognition, impression formation, social influence, interpersonal attraction and relationships, aggression and pro-social behavior, and group dynamics. Application in areas such as criminal behavior, legal settings, or neurobehavioral psychology will also be included. (3 units; Summer)

FPY530-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA

FPY540 Forensic Psychology

This course covers relevant laws and ethical issues affecting forensic psychologists practicing in California. It is designed to instill a broad understanding of the issues/areas within the field of forensic psychology. This broad understanding will include the areas of psychology, law, criminal justice, and forensic mental health. Students will be given the opportunity to gain this basic knowledge and will be expected to critically analyze theories, policies, research, and practices within the field of forensic psychology. (3 units; Spring)

FPY540-A
Roth, Erica M.
01/10/2022 M 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM BUS 103
FPY540-B
Roth, Erica M.
01/10/2022 M 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM BUS 103

FPY595 Special Topics

This course is designed to be an in-depth seminar on a selected topic within Forensic Psychology. Course is repeatable for a total of nine units with a change of topic. (3 units; Fall, Spring)

FPY595-A
Aguilar, Jenny Elizabeth Ann
09/07/2021 Sa 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
FPY595-A
Aguilar, Jenny Elizabeth Ann
01/10/2022 Sa 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM TBA ONLN

Complete 2 of the following courses:

CJS510 Legal Research and Reasoning

This course provides an introduction to legal research methods, including state and federal reported cases, digests, annotated codes, state and federal administrative regulations, and computerized legal research, as well as an introduction to the writing of case briefs and memoranda. This course is also an advanced examination of aspects of evidence acquisition, evaluation, and preservation with special consideration of the legal context including its use in the trial process. This course is designed to provide additional insights concerning the proper use of evidence and its admissibility. (3 units; Fall)

CJS510-B
Hinrichs, Troy
09/07/2021 M 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM Health Science Campus A014
CJS510-A
Hinrichs, Troy
09/07/2021 M 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM Health Science Campus A014

CJS520 Advanced Criminal Law

Graduate level course on the nature of criminal law; philosophical and historical development; major definitions and concepts; classification of crime; elements of crimes and penalties using California and federal statutes as illustrations; defenses to criminal responsibility; criminal responsibility. (3 units; Spring)

CJS520-A
Hinrichs, Troy
01/10/2022 M 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM James Complex 166
CJS520-B
Hinrichs, Troy
01/10/2022 M 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM James Complex 166

CJS560 Criminal Investigations

This course will examine elements of criminal investigation, including crime scene preservation, evidence collection and interviewing. To bring these two topics (investigation and report writing) together, students will also be exposed to various concepts of criminal law, search and seizure and police procedures. (3 units; Summer)

CJS560-A
Hinrichs, Troy
05/09/2022 M 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBA

FPY510 Biological Bases of Behavior

This course examines the biological bases of behavior and learning through the lifespan, including the fundamentals of neuroanatomy, brain development, neuropsychology, neurophysiology, neurochemistry, psychopharmacology and temperament. (3 units; Fall)

FPY510-A
Aguilar, Jenny Elizabeth Ann
09/07/2021 Th 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM Yeager Center A110
FPY510-B
Aguilar, Jenny Elizabeth Ann
09/07/2021 Th 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM Yeager Center A110
FPY510-C
Mauldin, Kristin N.
09/07/2021 Th 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM Building 36 36A2

FPY520 Criminal Profiling

This course is meant to teach graduate students the fundamentals of reconstructing the serial offenders' motives and intent through examination of psychological evidence left by perpetrators at crime scenes. This course incorporates a multifaceted approach to psychological profiling utilizing criminal investigative skills, social psychological principles, and advanced research methodology. Prerequisites: CJS 530, 560, FPY540 and either FPY 535 or PSY 535. (3 units; Spring)

FPY520-A
Aguilar, Jenny Elizabeth Ann
01/10/2022 W 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM BUS 103
FPY520-B
Aguilar, Jenny Elizabeth Ann
01/10/2022 W 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM BUS 103

  


*Curriculum subject to change. Please see the current catalog for more information.