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PS 402 Systems of Psychotherapy
Bauste, Robert L.


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CoursePS 402 Systems of Psychotherapy GR
SemesterF2G2005
FacultyBauste, Robert L.
TitleSenior Adjunct Instructor
Office LocationGrand Forks Air Force Base
Office Hoursanytime via voice mail
Daytime Phone1-218-874-8215 or 1-218-689-0446 voice mail
Other Phone1-701-746-1108 or 1-701-740 -4068 voice mail
E-MailRobert.Bauste@park.edu
rlbauste@gra.midco.net
rlbauste@wiktel.com
Semester Dates24 October to 18 December 2005
Class Days-M-W---
Class Time7:35 - 10:15 PM
PerquisitesPS 101, 401 or 315 if Junior/Senior Standing
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Corsini, R.J. & Wedding, D. (2005) CURRENT PSYCHOTHERAPIES. 7th Edition; Brooks/Cole, a division of Thomson Learning, Inc. Canada

Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore

Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore


Course Description:
Explores the major schools of psychotherapy.  The course includes an extensive use of actual case studies.  Pre-requisites:  PS101, PS401 or PS315 and junior or senior standing.  3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactivenes based upon lectures, readings, examinations, and videos. The facilitator will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas and issues in psychotherapy.

Learning Outcomes:

* Analyze the distinctions between psychotherapy and counseling as well as the difference between patient and client.
* Expalin and justify the comparisons between theories
* Demonstrate the different modalities of psychotherapy
* Repoort and appreciate the sailent points of the mechanisms of psychotherapy.

Course Assessment:
Each learner will appreciate and recognize the distinctions between the plethora of psychotherapies. This information will be assessed via the knowledge, application, anaylsis and synthesis within the multiple choice examinations and the reporting of 10 journal articles on psychotherapy.

Grading:
Examination 1-----100 points   A=93% to 100%
Examination 2-----100 points   B=86% to 92%
Examination 3-----100 points   C=79% to 85%
Journals----------100 points   D=72& to 78%
Participation------50 points   F= anything below 72%


Late Submission of Course Materials:
This instructor will not accept assignments late unless a given student is TDY. If a student is not TDY, a letter grade of "ZERO" will be forthcoming.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
No computers nor visual/auditory recording devices will be permitted in this class. If a student is planning to be absent from this class, prior notice shall be provided to this instructor via e-mail and/or phone. All cell phones will be turned off during the duration of this class.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
Week 1---------------Introduction and Psychoanalysis

Week 2---------------Adlerian and Analytical

Week 3---------------EXAMINATION  # 1
                    Person -Centered

Week 4---------------Rational Emotive/Behavior/Cogntive

Week 5---------------Existential and Gestalt Therapy

Week 6---------------EXAMINATION # 2
                     Multimodal-Family Therapy

Week 7--------------Psychodrama/Experiential and Issues in Psychotherapy

Week 8--------------EXAMINATION # 3
                   Journal Articles are due

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.   Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89

Disability Guidelines:

Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page:
http://www.park.edu/disability
 
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