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PsyD: Required Textbooks 2023-2024

The D'Angelo Library has put copies of each of these books on a cart in the PsyD Lounge. They are available for students to use in the lounge or borrow. We also provide access to some e-books. The titles that are hyperlinked on this list are available for you to use at any time, from home or on campus. In order to access them, you will be prompted to log into the KCU SSO.

PsyD 2023 Fall Semester Block I

PSYD 104: Psychopathology

PSYD 107: Ethical & Professional Issues in Psychology

PSYD 120: Tests and Measurement I

PSYD 130: Research Methodology I

PSYD 158: Theories of Counseling

  • Recommended:

PSYD 162: Clinical Appraisal & Interviewing

PSYD 202: Development of Racial & Ethnic Identity

PSYD 215: Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior II

PSYD 315: Psychopathology of Older Adults

PSYD 405: LGBT Issues in Older Adults

PSYD 445: Preparation for Internship

PSYD 221 Diagnostic Practicum I & PSYD 325 Therapy Practicum I & PSYD 420 Advanced Practicum I

These books are optional but recommended for the practicum courses:

  • Supervision
  • Psychological Assessment, Diagnosis, and Report Writing
  • Treatment Planning
  • Therapy and Case Formulation
  • Foundational Skills

PsyD 2023 Fall Semester Block II

PSYD 110: Intelligence Testing

PSYD 121: Tests and Measurements II

PSYD 132: Statistics I

PSYD 140: Psychological Development I: Infancy - Childhood

PSYD 151: Research Methodology II

PSYD 240: Racism, Oppression, and Social Justice

PSYD 243: Behavioral Therapies Seminar

PSYD 266: Health Psychology

PSYD 270: Dissertation Development

No required books.

PSYD 358: Technology in Psychology

TBD.

PSYD 373: Advocacy & Social Policy for Older Adults

  • Recommended

PSYD 408: Geropsychological Intervention

PSYD 222 Diagnostic Practicum II & PSYD 326 Therapy Practicum II & PSYD 421 Advanced Practicum II

These books are optional but recommended for the practicum courses:

  • Supervision
  • Psychological Assessment, Diagnosis, and Report Writing
  • Treatment Planning
  • Therapy and Case Formulation
  • Foundational Skills

PsyD 2023 Spring Semester Block I

PSYD 133: Statistics II

PSYD 135: Personality Testing

PSYD 141: Psychological Development II: Adolescents - Adults

PSYD 205: Social & Cultural Bases of Behavior

PSYD 234: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

PSYD 247: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues

PSYD 251: Systems Models, Group Dynamics, and Interventions

  • Recommended:

PSYD 301: Supervision

PSYD 350: Integrated Healthcare

PSYD 369: Geropsychological Assessment

PSYD 415: Geropsychological Integrated Healthcare & Intervention

PSYD 223 Diagnostic Practicum III & PSYD 327 Therapy Practicum III & PSYD 422 Advanced Practicum III

These books are optional but recommended for the practicum courses:

  • Supervision

  • Psychological Assessment, Diagnosis, and Report Writing
  • Treatment Planning
  • Therapy and Case Formulation
  • Foundational Skills