MS in Behavioral Modification Psychology
I Abnormal Psychology
Course Overview: Identifying psychological issues.
Required Text: Abnormal Psychology by Sarah Sifers 2006, Collins Publishers ISBN-13: 9780060881450
II General Psychology
Course Overview: An overview of psychology in general.
Required Text: Psychology by Douglas A. Bernstein 2015 Cengage Learning ISBN-13 9781305629875
III A.P.A./Ethics Lab
Course Overview: Legal and ethical paper in A.P.A. style (to learn A.P.A. format while learning about trends in the late ethical issues.
VI Social Problems
Course Overview: An overview of todays’ many social issues.
Required Text: Social Problems: Community. Policy and Social Action 2015 Sage Publications Inc. ISBN-13 9781483369372
V Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Course Overview: Addresses Modern work related issues like, cultural diversity, downsizing, layoffs, Etc.
Required Text: Psychology Applied to Work: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology by Paul M. Muchinsky 2006 Wadsworth Publishing Company ISBN-13 9780495006817
VI LAB Anxiety and Panic
Course Overview: A.P.A. style paper on stopping obsessive thoughts.
VII Human Resources
Course Overview: “Hiring in good times and bad” learning basic human resources.
Required Text: Hiring in Good Times and Bad: A Comprehensive Guide to Entry Level Staffing by Scott McTaque 2001, Quorum Books ISBN-13 9781567204414
XIII Counseling Psychology
Course Overview: Learning fundamentals of counseling and practical applications.
Required Text: Foundations of Clinical and Counseling psychology by Judith Todd, Arthur C. Bohart 1195 Harper Collins Publishers ISBN-13 9780065006636
IX Group Therapy
Course Overview: Learning how to apply group therapy.
Required Text: The Living Stage: A Step by Step Guide to Psychodrama, Sociometry and Experimental Group Therapy by Tiam Dayton PhD, Zerka Moreno 2201, Health Communications ISBN-13 9780757302121
X O.C.D. LAB/EMDR
Course Overview: A.P.A. paper on O.C.D. and E.M.D.R. treatment techniques.
XI Cultural Anthropology
Course Overview: Dealing with the ever-growing connected world.
Required Text: Cultural Anthropology, Appreciating Cultural Diversity 2012, McGraw Hill, Higher Education ISBN-13 9780078035005
Course Overview: A collection of strategies for dealing with addiction.
Required Text: Foundations of Addiction Counseling by David Capuzzi, Mark Stauffer 2007, Ally & Bacon ISBN-13 9780205483129
XIII Rational Emotive Therapy
Course Overview: Changing one’s perspective to dealing with verbal abuse.
Required Text: Secret of Overcoming Verbal Abuse: Getting off the Emotional Rollercoaster and Regaining Control of Your Life 2000, Wilshire Book Company ISBN-13 9780879804459
XIV Cognitive Behavioral Lab
Course Overview: Paper on “What is C.B.T. and how it works”.
XV Employee Assistance Therapy
Course Overview: E.A.P. is a go between for employee and employer to help protect the employee and employer.
Required Text: Employee Assistance Programs; Theory and Practice for Counseling in the Workplace by John Berridge, Sir Cary L. Cooper, Carolyn Highly, Marc Nington 1997, Wiley ISBN-13 9780471978057
XVI Special Needs
Course Overview: Residential treatment strategies for youth.
Required Text: Teen Residential Treatment Programs by Judeen Bartos 2013, Green Haven Press ISBN-13 9780737761504