Community Psychology (CPSY) Undergraduate Course Descriptions
CPSY 101. Applying Psychology. (Same as CEEP 101) [Goal 5]
Applications of psychological principles to self and society as used in specialty areas. Overview of personal growth issues (e.g. stress, relationships, and careers). 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
CPSY 102. Applying Psychology Lab. (Same as CEEP 102)
Exploration of personal growth and adjustment and application of processes for promoting personal change. 1 Cr. F, S, SUM.
CPSY 125. Career Planning Seminar.
Consideration of careers in light of students' interests and values. 1-3 Cr. DEMAND.
CPSY 135. Developing Effective Relationships with Children.
Behavioral techniques in working with children. 3 Cr. DEMAND.
CPSY 235. Addictive Behaviors.
Acquisition, maintenance, and treatment of addictive behaviors from a psychological and biological perspective. Alcoholism and other drug addiction, eating disorders, compulsive gambling, workaholism, dependent relationships, and sexual addiction. Prereq.: 101. 3 Cr. DEMAND.
CPSY 323. Introduction to Counseling Theory and Practice.
Client-centered, family systems, psychoanalytic, and cognitive/behavioral counseling approaches, non-western methods of healing. The limits of these approaches. Roles that differences in values, culture, ethnicity, and gender play in the helping relationship. Developing a personal theory of helping in the context of current psychological theories and understanding of students' own personal world views. Prereq.: 101, 102. Coreq.: 324. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
CPSY 324. Introduction to Counseling Theory and Practice Lab.
Basic concepts that apply to the helping professions. The helping skills necessary to work with individuals and families. Prereq.: 101, 102, PSY 115. Coreq.: 323. 1 Cr. F, S, SUM.
CPSY 325. Helping Skills.
Principles and theories of individual interviewing and group processes. Knowledge of clients and human service situations through observation, role playing and coached clients. Prereq.: 323, 324. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
CPSY 326. Field Work.
Special arrangement with supervising professor, department chairperson, and field supervisor. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
CPSY 327. Group Process and Practice.
Group dynamics including management and facilitation of groups in psychological settings. Prereq.: 325 or permission of instructor. 3 Cr. F, S.
CPSY 330. Principles of Behavior.
An introduction to behavior principles with emphasis on the experimental and applied analysis of behavior. Lab. 3 Cr. F, S.
CPSY 331. Hypnosis and Related Psychological Phenomenon.
Hypnotic and related psychological phenomena: peak experiences, psychedelic experiences, transcendental experiences, mystical experiences, etc. 3 Cr. DEMAND.
CPSY 362. Educational Measurement and Test Construction. (Same as CEEP)
Principles of measurement, interpretation of standardized tests, construction of teacher-made achievement tests, evaluating and grading outcomes of learning. Prereq.: CEEP 262. 3 Cr. DEMAND.
CPSY 384. Individual and Group Differences. (Same as CEEP)
The nature, extent, and causes of individual and group differences; the methodological problems of measuring human differences. 3 Cr. F, S.
CPSY 433. Applied Behavior Analysis I.
Behavior analysis in applied settings. Design, implementation, and evaluation of behavior analysis procedures. Prereq.: 330. 3 Cr. F, S.
CPSY 436. Behavioral Supports
Behavior analytic supports and systems. Current techniques and research, clinical applications, ethics and future directions. 3 Cr. DEMAND.
CPSY 440. Multicultural Perspectives in the Human Services.
Cultural values and world views in counseling. 3 Cr. DEMAND.
CPSY 444. Internship.
Arranged by contract with field supervisor, college supervisor, and student; should be established semester prior to experience. Credits awarded are determined by clock hours involved. 6-12 Cr. F, S, SUM.
CPSY 446. Chemical Dependency Internship.
Arranged by contract with field supervisor, college supervisor, and students in Chemical Dependency Program. Should be established semester prior to experience. Credits awarded are determined by clock hours involved. Prereq.: 445. 12 Cr. F, S, SUM.
CPSY 498. Psychology Teaching Practicum. (Same as CEEP 498)
Supervised training and practical experience in applying instructional techniques in educational settings. Practical experience of course may be repeated once for two additional credits. Instructor permission required. 1-3 Cr. F, S.
Community Psychology (CPSY) Courses for Advanced Undergraduate and Graduate Students
CPSY 402/502. Professional Issues in Addictions
Screening, assessment, treatment planning, case management, crisis intervention, client and community education, professional and ethical responsibilities in addictions treatment. Graduate level project required. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
CPSY 404/504. Adult Children of Alcoholic and Other Dysfunctional Families.
Adults from dysfunctional families of origin, especially alcoholic; assessment and treatment; healthy adult and family system functioning vs. unhealthy patterns. 3 Cr. DEMAND.
CPSY 428/528. Psychodynamics of Family Relationships.
Psychological interrelationships during developmental stages of life and role of the community psychologist. Focus on family as a system, the family life cycle and the dynamics of family relationship. Provides solid foundation for individual decisions in partner selection, interactions in committed relationships, and parenting. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
CPSY 430/530. Seminar. (Same as CEEP 430)
Selected topic in psychology. May be repeated to a maximum of 12 credits. 3 Cr. DEMAND.
CPSY 432/532. Instrumentation: Laboratory Equipment.
Psychological laboratory equipment including electromechanical and solid-state control, interface, environmental, and data-recording devices. 3 Undgr. Cr., 2 Gr. Cr. DEMAND.
CPSY 434/534. Applied Behavior Analysis II.
Advanced applied behavior analysis techniques. Design, assessment, and evaluation of behavior change procedures. Current issues. Prereq.: 330, 433-533. 3 Cr. F, S.
CPSY 437/537. Foundations of Addictions
Overview of alcohol and drug counseling focusing on the transdisciplinary foundations of addiction counseling and providing an understanding of addiction theories, the continuum of care and the process of change. Graduate level project required. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
CPSY 438/538. Addictions Counseling with Selected Populations
Effects of chemical use, abuse, and dependency. Evidence based consultation and chemical dependency counseling with adolescents, women, elderly, Native Americans and other culturally diverse populations. Graduate project required. 3 Cr. F, S.
CPSY 439/539. Diagnosis, Intervention and Treatment of Addictions
Screening, intake, assessment, diagnosis, intervention, treatment planning, outcomes, reporting and documentation. Graduate level project required. Prereq.: 437/537. 3 Cr. F, S.
CPSY 441/541. Experimental Analysis of Behavior
Basic behavioral processes, principles, and theories describing behavior patterns. Quantitative analysis of behavior, experimental preparations, and basic behavior measurement. 3 Cr. F.
CPSY 445/545. Chemical Dependency Internship.
Supervised chemical dependency clinical experience. May be repeated to a maximum of 12 credits. Majors only. 3-12 Cr. F, S, SUM.
CPSY 484/584. Psychopharmacology and Addictions
Pharmacology and dynamics of addictions, effects of drugs on behavior, emotion and cognition. Prescription and recreational drug overview. Graduate level project required. 3 Cr. F, S.