PSI

Professional Psychology

  • PSI 8010 History & Systems of Psychology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Reviews key historical events and personalities who have contributed significantly to psychology as a philosophy, scientific discipline and profession.

  • PSI 8020 Human Development

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Psychological conceptualizations of infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood including physical, cognitive, intellectual, social, and interpersonal development.

  • PSI 8030 Social Psychology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Presents theories and experimental findings regarding determinants of social behavior, including social motivation, attribution theory, perception of people, attitude theories, group processes, interpersonal attraction, and environmental determinants of behavior.

  • PSI 8040 Research Methods & Experimental Design

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Students will learn how to become good consumers of psychological research, how to use electronic databases efficiently, begin to consider how to design their own research, and refine APA style writing skills.

  • PSI 8050 Statistics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to statistics for psychologists.

  • PSI 8070 Neuropsychology Affect and Behavior

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Physiology of body systems including endocrine, nervous, musculoskeletal, respiratory, cardiovascular, reproductive, and renal systems; autonomic and endocrine regulation of body systems in homeostasis and during stress; higher cortical functions such as language, memory, and executive control; o

  • PSI 8080 Professional Development

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Issues relevant to students' development as professional psychologists including professional involvement, legal and legislative issues, professional ethics and standards, and relations with other professional groups.

  • PSI 8110 Cognitve Assessment

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Presents basic intelligence, aptitude, and related assessment devices with clinical utility and theoretical underpinnings with adults, adolescents, and children.

  • PSI 8110L Cognitive Assessment Lab

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Lab provides hands-on learning of the cognitive and achievement measures taught in the course.

  • PSI 8120 Objective Personality Assessment

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the principles and practices of objective personality assessment and report writing.

  • PSI 8130 Intro to Projective Assessment

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Overview of the administration, scoring, and interpretation of several projective techniques including projective drawings, Incomplete Sentence Blanks, the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT), the Children's Apperception Test (CAT), and other storytelling techniques.

  • PSI 8140 Rorschach

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the Rorschach; how and when to administer; how to score, interpret, and convey results meaningfully.

  • PSI 8190 Multicultural Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Focuses on the recognition of cultural diversity issues as an integral component of a psychologist's clinical and professional responsibilities and the incorporation of these issues into one's evolving professional identity.

  • PSI 8300 Interviewing

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Process of client designation, problem identification, and functional analysis. Client expectancy, establishing relationships, developing information base for linking, consultation, and referral. Interviewing styles and types.

  • PSI 8310 Psychopathology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course discusses the psychological disorders of the DSM-IV TR pertinent to children and adults as well as etiology and diagnostic issues, provides a brief review of evidence-based treatment and research salient to those disorders, and addresses multicultural and ethical considerations.

  • PSI 8320 Child Psychopathology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Classification and diagnostic systems related to children. Behavioral problems and related problems in life adjustment, learning, and adaption to peers. Current theories of etiology and treatment interventions.

  • PSI 8400 Theories of Personality & Therapy

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Explores the major theories of personality and related models of psychotherapy for adults and children within an integrative framework. Theories and models are examined in terms of perspective on human nature and psychopathology, its major mechanisms of therapeutic change, and evidence base.

  • PSI 8410 Group Psychotherapy

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Presents background, development, and theory of small groups as well as effective leadership techniques and procedures for planning, conducting, and evaluating group interaction and progress.

  • PSI 8420 Crisis Intervention

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Theory and definition of crisis; individual and community support systems and crisis programs in hospitals, suicide and crisis centers, and office, family, and other settings.

  • PSI 8430 Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Provides students with the theoretical background, current research, and clinical applications of behavioral and cognitive therapies.

  • PSI 8440 Psychodynamic & Interpers Ther

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Covers origins and recent trends in dynamic therapies, including brief dynamic therapies and interpersonal theories and therapies and Interpersonal Psychotherapy.

  • PSI 8450 Chemical Dependency

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    The purpose and main objective of this course is to enhance the skill set of pre-doctoral graduate students in the field of substance abuse and dependence.

  • PSI 9080 Practice Tutorial

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 6
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Exposure to a variety of clinical case materials using a vertical team format.

  • PSI 9120 Neuropsychological Assessment

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the field of clinical neuropsychological assessment. Students learn to select, administer, score, and interpret neuropsychological tests in different clinical situations.

  • PSI 9140 Educational Assessment

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Covers the issues and methods surrounding the assessment of various types of academic/learning problems including academic under preparation, impact of psychological impairment, impact of physical impairment, specific learning disabilities, and adult ADHD.

  • PSI 9150 Child Assessment

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Overview of child assessment theory, techniques, and strategies to prepare students for further practical work in the assessment of child functioning.

  • PSI 9160 Forensic Assessment

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Focuses on the interface between psychological assessment and the legal arena.

  • PSI 9170 Career Assessment

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Reviews major theories of career development and formal and informal career assessment instruments with emphasis on diverse populations; develops skills to administer and interpret career assessment instruments and write integrated reports.

  • PSI 9180 Integrative Assessment

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Provides a format for integrating various psychological tests into a coherent battery. In addition to addressing the evaluation of various psychological disorders, an approach is provided for constructing batteries for unique populations.

  • PSI 9400 Humanistic Psychotherapy

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Theory, technique, and research base of client-centered psychotherapy. Theory of assessment procedures and techniques of transactional analysis, Gestalt psychotherapy, and selected existential approaches.

  • PSI 9410 Advanced Group Therapy

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Addresses practical and clinical aspects of conducting group therapy, with an emphasis on skill building, assessment techniques from the CORE-R Battery, and multicultural applications.

  • PSI 9420 Brief Psychotherapy

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study and discussion of problem-focused, time-limited interventions. Study of concepts and techniques; use of programmatic and group methods.

  • PSI 9430 Psychodynamic Psychotherpy

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Presents contemporary psychodynamic theory and practice.

  • PSI 9440 Child Psychotherapy

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Overview of current theory, research, and techniques of psychotherapy for children and adolescents with specific emphasis on behavior therapy, play therapy, group therapy, family therapy, and milieu therapy.

  • PSI 9450 Feminist Psychotherapy

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Addresses the theory underlying feminist therapy and focuses on applying that theory to clinical work by utilizing readings, videos, discussion, and role-plays. Students will practice conceptualizing from the feminist perspective.

  • PSI 9460 Domestic Violence

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Addresses research and clinical issues regarding domestic violence. Explores impact on and intervention with victims, perpetrators, children and adolescents, and society.

  • PSI 9470 AIDS: Clinical Issues

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Explores the physiological, psychological, social, economic, and political aspects of HIV infection and AIDS with an emphasis on the unique role of psychologist as one of the many health care professionals with whom PLWAs and their families interact.

  • PSI 9480 Mindfulness Based Clinical Interventions

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Students will learn mindfulness theory, practice, and clinical applications.

  • PSI 9490 Sex and Gender Identities on the Couch

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course provides a sex-positive, interdisciplinary, feminist approach to diverse sexualities (orientations, identities and behaviors), and influences on sexual well-being as well as foundational concepts in serving transgender and gender diverse populations.

  • PSI 9500 Psychopharmacology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to how psychotropic medications produce their desired and undesired effects with applications to many forms of psychopathology.

  • PSI 9510 Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Part one of a two-sequence course addressing infant through adolescent development; therapeutic interventions; and assessments and interventions for disorders such as Autism, Aspergers, and Nonverbal Learning Disorders.

  • PSI 9520 Family Therapy

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Organization and structure of the family and common problem areas. Review of theories of family therapy and treatment strategies of marital and sexual dysfunctions.

  • PSI 9530 Health Psychology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Techniques of therapy applied to populations whose problems arise from unhealthy lifestyles and not from serious psychopathology. Topics include stress management, weight control, and health maintenance.

  • PSI 9540 Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Part two of a two-sequence course addressing a wide range of developmental and behavioral difficulties from conception through late adolescence.

  • PSI 9550 Play Therapy

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    This course teaches graduate students about the essential elements and principles of play therapy including history, theory and modalities, techniques, applications, and skills. Emphasis will be on non-directive, directive, and empirically-based approaches.

  • PSI 9560 Rehabilitation Psychology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the field of rehabilitation psychology focusing on current psychological theories and treatment interventions utilized by rehabilitation psychologists and the role of psychological factors in the treatment of function, psychological, and social impacts of disability.

  • PSI 9570 Trauma: Theory, Assessment, & Intervention

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the psychology of trauma, covering history of trauma theories, etiology, neurobiological impact of trauma across the life-span, types of trauma, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of trauma-responses in adults and children, particularly post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) within

  • PSI 9580 Forensic Intervention

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to forensic intervention with adult and juvenile populations. Treatment of the different types of offender populations within the criminal justice system; overview of the settings in which services are rendered.

  • PSI 9590 Integrative Psychotherapy

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course explores integrative approaches to psychotherapy. The course will expose students to current perspectives on psychotherapy integration and the history of the integrative movement.

  • PSI 9610 Consultation

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Explores consultation as a core competency for the professional psychologist.

  • PSI 9630 Practice Management

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course provides information on how to develop and maintain a psychological practice in clinical psychology.

  • PSI 9650 Supervision

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Focuses on issues related to clinical supervision in psychology; i.e., the process and complexities of supervision, ethical issues, multicultural issues and considerations, and supervision theory and research.

  • PSI 9660 Professional Ethics and Issues

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Provides a working knowledge of APA ethical principles and code of conduct, Ohio law and rules governing psychologists, and basic principles of risk management.

  • PSI 9670 Ethics in an Interprofessional Context

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Physicians, psychologists and clergy must interact with a variety of professionals in their practices and in their roles as community leaders. The course will address ethical issues of common concern to these professional groups.

  • PSI 9720 Program Evaluation

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    The goal for the course is to make students familiar with basic concepts and practice in program evaluation.

  • PSI 9750 Forensic Psychology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the legal system including an overview of legal and political systems and processes, criminal and civil issues in forensic psychology, and the relevance of legal issues for practitioners and clients. Topics range from correctional psychology to competency issues.

  • PSI 9800 Diversity Integration I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    First course in a 2-course sequence that also builds on PSI 8190. Focus is on increasing awareness so that students can have meaningful dialogues about cultural similarities and differences and ground their thinking in post-modern, constructionist theory.

  • PSI 9810 Diversity Integration II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course builds on PSI 9800 and is a capstone course. Students demonstrate diversity competence by self assessments, case vignettes, interactive learning exercises, case presentations, and discussions of multicultural topics.

  • PSI 9820 Diversity Integration III

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This is the third (capstone) course in a series of three diversity courses on the integration of multiple identities in professional practice. Students are expected to demonstrate diversity competence via reflective learning.

  • PSI 9920 Elective Practicum

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Practicum

    Field placement that meets the criteria for PSI 9970, Practicum that is completed in addition to the placement required for PSI 9970. May be taken multiple terms.

  • PSI 9930 First Year Clinical Experience

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Students, under supervision, become acquainted with the work of professional psychologists through direct and indirect experience. Successful completion of two quarters is required for the PsyM degree.

  • PSI 9940 Applied Teaching Practice

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Students are given hands-on experience in assisting faculty in teaching a course or seminar. Issues dealt with are those common to most teaching settings: development of a syllabus, choice of teaching methods, grading/evaluation and obtaining feedback from students.

  • PSI 9950 Directed Study

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 6
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Individualized course of readings completed under faculty supervision.

  • PSI 9960 Selected Topics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Content selected by instructor in consultation with the Office of Academic Affairs.

  • PSI 9971 Practicum I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 6
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Field experience supervised by a licensed psychologist.

  • PSI 9972 Practicum II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 6
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Field experience supervised by a licensed psychologist.

  • PSI 9973 Practicum III

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 6
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Field experience supervised by a licensed psychologist.

  • PSI 9974 Practicum - Advanced

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 6
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Field experience supervised by a licensed psychologist.

  • PSI 9980 Professional Dissertation

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 6
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    An original creative work, produced independently by the student with guidance from the committee that exemplifies the student's ability to think critically, to evaluate research, theory, or other scholarly or clinical work, and to write clearly and concisely.

  • PSI 9990 Internship

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 6
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Capstone clinical experience for the Psy.D. degree, completed under supervision by a licensed psychologist.