Psychology: Graduate Psychology (RSPY)

RSPY 501 - Introduction to PsychotherapyCredits 2

An introduction to the theory and techniques of psychotherapy. Includes an emphasis on the relationship between models of psychopathology and psychotherapy, an overview of various approaches to psychotherapy, and a discussion of foundational therapeutic techniques. Note(s): Required of Psy.D., Ph.D.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 502 - Advanced StatisticsCredits 3

Concepts and techniques involved in the analysis and interpretation of clinical and research data. Lecture and laboratory descriptive and inferential statistics. Major topics include correlation, multiple regression, tests of significance and analysis of variance. Instruction assumes undergraduate background in statistics. Note(s): Required of Psy.D., Ph.D. This graduate level course may be taken by senior psychology majors with consent of the departmental chair obtained through a permission request form from the Psychology Department (see PSYC 420).
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 515 - Introduction to PsychopathologyCredits 3

This course provides a comprehensive study of the current Diagnostic and Statistics Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). This includes training in diagnosis, and the various psychopathological processes covered in the DSM, as well as honing diagnostic ability and familiarizing students with a range of psychopathology. Note(s): Required for Psy.D., Ph.D.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 530 - History and Systems of PsychologyCredits 2

An overview of the history of psychology and classical systems in psychology. The class also considers issues in the philosophy of science relevant to psychological systems, research, theory, and practice. Note(s): Required of Psy.D., Ph.D. This graduate level course may be taken by senior psychology majors with consent of the departmental chair obtained through a permission request form from the Psychology Department (see PSYC 440).
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 561 - History of Psychoanalytic ThoughtCredits 2

This course will provide an overview of psychoanalytic theory in order to provide students a foundation for understanding contemporary relational psychodynamic therapies. The course will review Freud's drive/structure model and its developments in Ego Psychology as the historical backdrop for understanding the relational/structure model that emerged in the 1930s and 40s. the course will focus on two theoretical lines that developed out of classical psychoanalysis within the relational/structure model: interpersonal and object relations theories, and attachment theory. the course will trace the development of both of these lines of thought with special attention being given to contemporary relational psychoanalysis and attachment-based psychoanalytic therapy. Clinical applications of the various theories will be discussed throughout the course. Note(s): Required of Ph.D., Psy.D.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 601 - Research DesignCredits 3

Covers the design and analysis of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research. Basic principles of sampling, measurement, design validity, reliability, multivariate analysis, and research ethics are presented. The role of research as it pertains to evidence based practice in clinical psychology and in the integration of psychology and theology are explored. Lecture/Lab Hours: A 0-credit lab component is required for Ph.D. students.
Note(s): Required for Psy.D., Ph.D.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: RSPY 502.
Restrictions: Must be Clinical Psychology (RSDR) or Clinical Psychology (RSDP); and Rosemead Sch of Psychology; Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 603 - Cognitive-Affective Aspects of BehaviorCredits 3

Presents an overview of cognition and emotion in relation to human functioning. All topics will be covered from the perspective of recent advances in cognitive neuroscience. Topics include, but are not limited to perception, attention, memory, and vision as well as complex cognitive skills such as language, reasoning, and problem solving. Application to clinical practice is discussed when appropriate. Note(s): Required for Psy.D., Ph.D.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 605 - Psychology of ReligionCredits 2-3

A survey of the psychology of religion research emphasizing both content and methodological issues. Topics covered include religiosity and mental health, measures of religiosity, religious development, correlates of religiosity and psychological aspects of conversion and other religious experiences. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 607 - Biological Aspects of BehaviorCredits 3

Examines the anatomy and function of the nervous system with special emphasis on brain neurotransmitters and hormones, reproductive behavior, sensory and motor functions, brain development and change, language, arousal and sleep, emotion, and emotional and neurological disorders. Current research methods pertaining to the above topics are included in the course materials. Note(s): Required for Psy.D., Ph.D.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 608 - Social PsychologyCredits 3

Problems and theories of the person in the social context, including person perception, interpersonal relations, role formation and differentiation, attitude formation, maintenance and change. Note(s): Required of Psy.D., Ph.D.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 611 - Research Apprenticeship ICredits 2

Supervised experience in planning, conducting and reporting psychological research. The specific nature of the research project will be determined by the student with his or her advisor. Students will be required to submit a written review of literature and research proposal, conduct data gathering activities, analyze the data and submit a final report of the project in APA format. The required total of 4 credits must be completed by the beginning of the first semester of the third year in the program.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 612 - Research Apprenticeship IICredits 2

Supervised experience in planning, conducting and reporting psychological research. The specific nature of the research project will be determined by the student with his or her advisor. Students will be required to submit a written review of literature and research proposal, conduct data gathering activities, analyze the data and submit a final report of the project in APA format. The required total of 4 credits must be completed by the beginning of the first semester of the third year in the program. Note(s): Required of Ph.D.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 613 - Research Design LabCredits 0

This lab is a complement to RSPY 601 for Ph.D. students. It focuses on the development of a specific research project in conjunction with the study of Research Design. Note(s): Required for Ph.D. students only. Co-registration in RSPY 601 is required.
Grade Mode: C.
Prerequisites: RSPY 502.
Corequisites: RSPY 601.
Restrictions: Must be Clinical Psychology (RSDR); and Rosemead Sch of Psychology; Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 615 - Advanced Developmental PsychologyCredits 3

Concepts and processes involved in the development of the person throughout the lifespan are reviewed with emphasis on cultural variations. Major theoretical systems and empirical findings relevant to individual development are examined. Emphasis is upon the study of neurobiological, cognitive, and affective changes manifested throughout the lifespan. Note(s): Required of Psy.D., Ph.D.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: A survey course (graduate or undergraduate) in developmental psychology, and RSPY 515.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 620 - Seminar in Multicultural IssuesCredits 0

This course provides an introduction into cultural factors that influence clinical work. Emphasis is placed on helping students gain awareness of their personal biases while developing sensitivity to differences between and within various culture groups. Note(s): Required of Psy.D., Ph.D. Must be taken twice.
Grade Mode: C.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 625 - Multicultural Issues in Clinical PsychologyCredits 3

A consideration of the impact of social and cultural factors upon the utilization and dynamics of mental health services. Focuses on developing the student's sensitivity to the cultural dynamics involved in the therapeutic process. Note(s): Required of Psy.D., Ph.D.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: RSPY 620.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 631 - Principles of Health PsychologyCredits 2-3

This course provides an overview of theory, research and roles of psychologists in the dissemination of psychological knowledge into the health care system. Areas of focus include concerns of the family physician for which referral might be made, adjustment to physical disabilities, coping with chronic illness, stages of adjustment by individuals and their families to death and dying, preventive-educative and motivational issues in medical treatment. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: RSPY 607.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 633 - Advanced Seminar in PsychopathologyCredits 3

A survey of the development, dynamics and classification of the psychological disorders from a psychoanalytic point of view. Special attention is given to the neuroses and the operations of ego defense mechanisms. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 641 - Measurement and Assessment I: Cognitive AssessmentCredits 3

This course is the first in a sequence of courses that are dedicated to promoting psychological-assessment competency. This first course is designed to introduce students to the primary tools included in cognitive assessment batteries that are administered across the human lifespan (e.g., school-based interventions under IDEA 2004, eligibility for test accommodations, and dementia assessment). This course is also designed to help students continue developing foundational competencies in the following key areas: describing examinee mental status and behaviors, conducting clinical interviews, understanding basic psychometric theory, selecting appropriate assessment methods, integrating assessment data, articulating case conceptualizations, developing data-driven recommendations, and writing psychological reports. Furthermore, it is designed to help students develop multicultural competencies in the area of psychological assessment, emphasizing the diversity domains of age and generational influences, gender, ethnic and racial identity, religion and spiritual orientation, sexual orientation, and developmental disabilities and disabilities acquired later in life.
Note(s): Required of Psy.D., Ph.D.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.
Fees: Cost of materials required is approximately $150.

RSPY 642 - Measurement and Assessment II: PersonalityCredits 3

This course is the second in a sequence of courses that are dedicated to promoting psychological-assessment competency. This second course is designed to introduce students to the following instruments: the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2), the Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI), the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-III (MCMI-III), and the Mini-Mental State Examination, 2nd Edition (MMSE-2). Opportunities to administer and interpret the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT), figure drawing methods, and sentence completion methods are also provided. The overall purpose of this course is for students to develop basic competencies in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of the instruments included in two psychological assessment batteries, with a particular emphasis on self-report inventories. This course is also designed to help students continue developing foundational competencies in the following key areas: describing examinee mental status and behaviors, conducting clinical interviews, understanding basic psychometric theory, selecting appropriate assessment instruments, integrating assessment data, articulating case conceptualizations, developing data-driven recommendations, and writing psychological reports. Special interest is given to multicultural competencies in the area of psychological assessment, emphasizing various diversity domains such as age, gender, ethnic and racial identity, sexual orientation, religion and spiritual orientation, and developmental disabilities and disabilities acquired later in life.
Note(s): Required of Psy.D., Ph.D.
Grade Mode: A, C.
Prerequisites: RSPY 641.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.
Fees: Cost of materials required for this course is approximately $150.

RSPY 643 - Measurement and Assessment III: Performance-Based Measure (Rorschach)Credits 3

This course is the third in a sequence of courses that are dedicated to promoting psychological-assessment competency. This third course is designed to introduce students to the Rorschach Inkblot Method (RIM) and incorporate this test into a full psychological assessment. Students will also build on their growing competencies in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of objective and projective measures learned in previous Measurement and Assessment courses. The overall purpose of this course is for students to continue developing foundational competencies in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of the instruments included in two psychological assessment batteries, with a particular emphasis on the Rorschach Inkblot Method. This course is also designed to help students continue developing foundational competencies in diagnosis, treatment, recommendations, and report writing. Furthermore, it is designed to help students further multicultural competencies in the area of psychological assessment. Note(s): Required of Psy.D.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: RSPY 642.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 644 - Measurement and Assessment IV: Advanced Projectives (Special Issues)Credits 2

Advanced interpretation of the Rorschach and other resources including special issues as forensic evaluations, child and adolescent personality assessment, assessment of thought disorder. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: RSPY 643.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 647 - Advanced Assessment of Individuals With DisabilitiesCredits 3

An advanced diagnostic course which focuses on the assessment and diagnosis of exceptional children as well as legal and advocacy issues required by the Individuals with Disabilities Act. Specific diagnostic populations include mentally retarded, learning disabled, emotionally disturbed and gifted children. Attention is also given to low incidence handicaps such as vision impaired, hearing impaired, multiple handicapped, etc.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: RSPY 641.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 650 - Family Psychology and PsychopathologyCredits 3

Emphasizes the construction of a conceptual framework for system change as a foundation for clinical intervention. Surveys major approaches to systems-oriented family therapy and includes such related issues as the family life cycle, object relations integration, family pathology/dysfunction, family assessment, ethnicity and religious influences. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 651 - Seminar in Psychodynamic Theory ICredits 2

An in-depth study of the process of therapy based on psychoanalytic developmental theory and giving special attention to the concepts of transference, counter-transference and interpretation. This course is only available with the initiative and approval of the instructor when an appropriate client is unavailable to the student for lab requirements.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 652 - Seminar in Psychodynamic Theory IICredit 1

Continuation of RSPY 651. This course is only available with the initiative and approval of the instructor when an appropriate client is unavailable to the student for lab requirements.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 663 - Human SexualityCredits 2

An examination of the areas of human sexual functioning, behavior, relationships and feelings. Issues of sexuality are discussed within spiritual, psychological, cultural and medical/health perspectives with implications for clinical treatment of sexual issues. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 680 - Pre-practicumCredits 3

A condensed version of Pre-practicum I and II for students with significant previous graduate study in psychology. This course is designed to facilitate the development of empathic listening, interpersonal skills and basic therapeutic techniques through group interaction and closely supervised on-campus practicum experiences.
Note(s): Required of advanced first year students to be taken concurrently with RSTP 500 Psychotherapy and Religion.
Grade Mode: C.
Corequisites: RSTP 500.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.
Fees: $55.

RSPY 681 - Pre-practicum ICredit 1

The first of a two-course sequence designed to facilitate the development of empathic listening, interpersonal skills and basic therapeutic techniques including an introduction to ethics. This first course emphasizes a small, interactive group format for the development of skills.
Grade Mode: C.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.
Fees: $55.

RSPY 682 - Pre-practicum IICredits 2

The second of a two-course sequence designed to facilitate the development of empathic listening, interpersonal skills and basic therapeutic techniques. During this course, direct observation and videotaping of the student's first clinical practicum in the University's counseling center are utilized to provide a closely supervised introduction to the therapeutic process. Note(s): This course or RSPY 680 required for Psy.D., Ph.D.
Grade Mode: C.
Prerequisites: RSPY 681.
Corequisites: RSTP 500.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 688 - Practicum ConsultationCredits 0

This course is designed to provide peer and faculty consultation to students in their first practicum placements - school settings at which students provide educational/psychological assessments. Consultation groups consist of 6-8 students meeting weekly with a faculty member. Feedback is given about students' assessments to promote knowledge and skills in ethics awareness, understanding of and synthesis of data, professional presentations in written and oral formats, awareness of cultural and diversity issues relevant to cases, adherence to evidence based assessment practices, and the students' openness to feedback. Small group consultation coordinated by Director of Clinical Training. Note(s): This course must be taken concurrently with all practica (RSPY 689, 691-699). Required of Ph.D., Psy.D.
Grade Mode: C.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 689 - Practicum Continuous EnrollmentCredits 0

Students continuing a Fall or Spring practicum through Interterm or Summer will register for this 0-credit course. Registration in a Fall or Spring practicum and RSPY 688 is required.
Grade Mode: C.
Prerequisites: RSPY 691.
Corequisites: RSPY 688.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 691 - Practicum ICredits 3

Supervised clinical experiences including diagnostic and therapeutic activities with inpatient and outpatient clientele. Hospitals, private and public clinics, mental health organizations and schools and college counseling centers are utilized. Note(s): RSPY 691-694 required for Ph.D.; RSPY 691-696 required for Psy.D.
Grade Mode: C.
Prerequisites: RSPY 680 or RSPY 682.
Corequisites: RSPY 688.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 692 - Practicum IICredits 3

Supervised clinical experiences including diagnostic and therapeutic activities with inpatient and outpatient clientele. Hospitals, private and public clinics, mental health organizations and schools and college counseling centers are utilized. Note(s): RSPY 691-694 required for Ph.D.; RSPY 691-696 required for Psy.D.
Grade Mode: C.
Prerequisites: RSPY 680 or RSPY 682.
Corequisites: RSPY 688.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 693 - Practicum IIICredits 3

Supervised clinical experiences including diagnostic and therapeutic activities with inpatient and outpatient clientele. Hospitals, private and public clinics, mental health organizations and schools and college counseling centers are utilized. Note(s): RSPY 691-694 required for Ph.D.; RSPY 691-696 required for Psy.D.
Grade Mode: C.
Prerequisites: RSPY 680 or RSPY 682.
Corequisites: RSPY 688.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 694 - Practicum IVCredits 3

Supervised clinical experiences including diagnostic and therapeutic activities with inpatient and outpatient clientele. Hospitals, private and public clinics, mental health organizations and schools and college counseling centers are utilized. Note(s): RSPY 691-694 required for Ph.D.; RSPY 691-696 required for Psy.D.
Grade Mode: C.
Prerequisites: RSPY 680 or RSPY 682.
Corequisites: RSPY 688.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 695 - Practicum VCredits 3

Supervised clinical experiences including diagnostic and therapeutic activities with inpatient and outpatient clientele. Hospitals, private and public clinics, mental health organizations and schools and college counseling centers are utilized. Note(s): RSPY 691-694 required for Ph.D.; RSPY 691-696 required for Psy.D.
Grade Mode: C.
Prerequisites: RSPY 680 or RSPY 682.
Corequisites: RSPY 688.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 696 - Practicum VICredits 3

Supervised clinical experiences including diagnostic and therapeutic activities with inpatient and outpatient clientele. Hospitals, private and public clinics, mental health organizations and schools and college counseling centers are utilized. Note(s): RSPY 691-694 required for Ph.D.; RSPY 691-696 required for Psy.D.
Grade Mode: C.
Prerequisites: RSPY 680 or RSPY 682.
Corequisites: RSPY 688.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 697 - Practicum ElectiveCredits 1-3

For students desiring supervised clinical experiences beyond the practicum requirements for their degree. These are used as elective practica. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: C.
Corequisites: RSPY 688.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 698 - Practicum ElectiveCredits 1-3

For students desiring supervised clinical experiences beyond the practicum requirements for their degree. These are used as elective practica. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: C.
Corequisites: RSPY 688.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 699 - Practicum ElectiveCredits 1-3

For students desiring supervised clinical experiences beyond the practicum requirements for their degree. These are used as elective practica. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: C.
Corequisites: RSPY 688.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 700 - Clinical Case ConferenceCredit 1

Small group supervision of ongoing psychological cases. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 701 - College Teaching of PsychologyCredits 2

A seminar on teaching methods including the development of course objectives, outlines, lectures and evaluations. Major emphasis is placed on the examination of the various teaching methods available to the teacher of psychology. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 704 - Advanced Research DesignCredits 3

A continuation of RSPY 601 for Ph.D. students. In this course major emphasis will be given to multiple regression analysis, including validity of assumptions, diagnostics, outliers, transformation of variables. We will also cover the multivariate techniques of canonical correlation, multiway frequency analysis, multivariate analysis of variance and covariance, discriminant analysis, logistic regression, principal components analysis, and exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses. Introduction will be given to structural equation models. Computer implementation and applications will be emphasized. Note(s): Required for Ph.D. only.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: RSPY 601.
Restrictions: Must be Clinical Psychology (RSDR); and Rosemead Sch of Psychology; Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 708 - Structural Equation ModelingCredits 3

Introduction to models and methods for analysis of data hypothesized to be generated by unmeasured latent variables including latent variable analogues of traditional methods in multivariate analysis. Emphasis is given to measurement models such as confirmatory and higher-order factor analytic models and structural equation models, including path and simultaneous equation models. Parameter estimation, hypothesis testing, and other statistical issues are covered. Computer implementation and applications. Note(s): Required for Ph.D.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: RSPY 704.
Restrictions: Must be Clinical Psychology (RSDR); and Rosemead Sch of Psychology; Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 709 - Current Issues in PsychologyCredits 1-3

Intensive focus is given to a selected topic of contemporary interest. Note(s): May be retaken for credit. Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 710 - Special Techniques in Clinical PracticeCredits 1-3

Intensive consideration of a specific technique utilized in modern clinical practice and requiring specialized training. A single major technique will be the focus each time this course is offered. Note(s): May be retaken for credit. Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 711 - Seminar in Ethical and Professional IssuesCredits 3

A study and discussion of the ethics of professional psychology with an emphasis on the American Psychological Association's Code of Ethics, guidelines, and laws that govern the profession. Preparation for the Rosemead Comprehensive Exams, the Professional Qualifying Exam and the written portions of the licensing exam in the state of California is also given emphasis. The challenge to integrate a professional, Christian, and personal ethical code is discussed. Note(s): Required of Psy.D., Ph.D.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 712 - Independent StudyCredits 1-3

Individual work, directed reading or special problems in psychology. Such work must be done with the approval and supervision of a faculty professor of record. The student is expected to submit a detailed course proposal and a bibliography with an arranged course permission form available from the Registrar's Office. Note(s): Required courses may not be taken through independent study. Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 713 - Principles and Practices in Clinical SupervisionCredits 2

A course designed to give students training and practice in supervisory and consultation roles. Mutual supervision and case presentations are used to develop skills. This course is required of Ph.D. and Psy.D.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: RSPY 691, RSPY 692.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 714 - Clinical PsychopharmacologyCredits 3

A general overview of the drugs used in the treatment of mental disorders, including their specific indications, mechanism of action and effectiveness. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 715 - Training Therapy (Interpersonal)Credits 0

For official indication on the student's transcript of required personal growth experience through interpersonal therapy. Students may choose group, marital or spiritual direction. Note(s): Required of all doctoral students.
Grade Mode: C.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 716 - Training Therapy (Individual)Credits 0

For official indication on the student's transcript of required personal growth experience through individual training therapy. Note(s): Required of all doctoral students.
Grade Mode: C.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology.

RSPY 729 - Alcohol and Substance AbuseCredits 1-2

Diagnosis, treatment planning, and recovery process for the alcoholic/addict and family members will be the focus of the class. The disease model of addictions treatment and the utilization of 12-step support groups in the treatment of the recovering person and the family members will be presented. Other compulsive diseases will be discussed such as sexual addiction, eating disorders, etc. Class lecture, special speakers, and assigned reading will be the primary methods of instruction. Note(s): Meets California licensure requirement for training on alcohol and substance abuse. Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 730 - Directed ResearchCredits 1-3

Students may take special courses of study and/or pursue research projects that they design and carry out under the guidance of a resident faculty member. Individual or small group participation in a research project in psychology must be under the supervision of a faculty member. The student must submit an arranged course permission form giving a detailed outline of the research and other learning experiences of the course. Note(s): Required courses may not be taken through Directed Research. Elective.
Grade Mode: V.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 733 - The Self: Theological, Philosophical, Psychological and Crosscultural PerspectivesCredits 3

This course looks at philosophical, theological, psychological, and crosscultural views of the nature of the self. The course explores some of the biblical and philosophical terminology. It also explores the historical emphasis on the self, with a focus on its current emphasis in psychoanalytic psychology, and its developmental aspect, and a psychological view of the true and false self. The western culture perspective on the self is compared with other cultures. Finally, a religious perspective on the true and false self is presented. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 740 - Special Topics in PsychologyCredits 1-3

Occasional seminars are offered under this course description that specifically identify current issues relevant to the integration of theology and psychology. This designation is to be used for 1-4 day courses offered at various times per year.
Grade Mode: C.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSPY 790 - Leave of AbsenceCredits 0

For students who have been granted an official Leave of Absence from the doctoral program.
Grade Mode: N.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.