Explore the psychopathology of mental illness from the causes, assessment and diagnostic criteria, and treatment, and gain a conceptualization of the sociological, psychological, and biological understandings of mental illness.
Investigate why people use illegal substances and the policies around the enforcement of illicit substances through exploring American History and examining social research.
Behavioral Crisis Management gives students information regarding crisis prevention, intervention, suicide prevention, and methods for managing challenging behavior in outpatient treatment settings.
Introduction to Operations gives students information regarding the operation of an inpatient residential treatment facility. Topics range from services provided in a facility, roles of staff members, types of admission and therapy, and methods of patient management.
A 10-week, self-paced course offered through Columbia Southern University, “Building Your Team” addresses major concerns surrounding leadership in the modern work environment.
The need for Incident Safety Officers is vital in all Firehouses to ensure the safety of the men and women who risks their lives every day to protect others. This course prepares individuals who are interested in gaining this certification.
A Health and Safety Officer has the important role of protecting employees from potentially fatal situations. This course helps prepare individuals who are interested in gaining this certification.
Becoming an officer is a huge step in a Fire Fighter's career, but it comes with many new responsibilities. This course provides the necessary training individuals will need to advance into a management position in the Fire Industry.
Already a certified Fire Officer I? Interested in continuing your training for the potential to serve an even larger managerial role in your Fire House? CSU now offers Fire Officer II completely online which will help you move up the ladder and become the professional you hope to be.
This course will present information that allows students to analyze professional development and succession planning within their organization and formulate opportunities to develop future officers and leaders in the fire service.
Based on feedback from our students and the safety community, the Continuing Education Department at CSU has developed this training course to help prepare students for the CHST Exam; all completely online.
After completing CE 1102, you will have a better understanding of what Industrial Hygienists do and why they are a valued member of the Environment, Safety, & Health Team.
Based on feedback from our students and the safety community, the Continuing Education Department at CSU has developed this training course to help prepare students for the ASP Exam; all completely online.
The course prepares students for the Certified Safety Professional Exam offered by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. This online course provides students with a comprehensive review of the CSP subject matter.
This course will assist you in becoming familiar with the requirements of the 2009 Hong Kong Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships.
This course covers a cross-section of Dynamic Internal Crisis and Event (DICE) situations that include terrorism, active shooters & mass violence, explosives, hostage and barricade situations, kidnapping, CBRNE events, and other potential internal crises that could occur in a school setting.
This course defines the crime of human trafficking, and provides the student with an awareness of what human trafficking is in the United States.
This course defines in more depth the crime of human trafficking and reviews the United Nations' Anti-Trafficking Protocols and the United States' Trafficking Victims Protections Act of 2000 (TVPA). The role of various federal agencies involved in teh fight against human trafficking will be examined in detail.
This course examines the role and importance of law enforcement in the fight against human trafficking. The resources available to law enforcement to fight human trafficking will be examined.
Columbia Southern University and the IAFCCP are happy to announce our partnership for the development of the Certified Community Paramedic Review Course!
This course will assist students with the information necessary to prepare them for the terminology and application process for the Project Management Professional (PMP ®) and / or the Certified Associate Project Management (CAPM®) Certification Exam.
This program prepares students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office.
The CompTIA A+ course will build upon students’ existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer software and hardware in order to present fundamental concepts and techniques that technicians will use every day on the job.
Foundations for Success is a course designed to accompany Chantell Cooley’s book, Winning the Game of Life, and the accompanying workbook, Equipped for the Game of Life. Chantell Cooley is Co-founder and Vice President of Columbia Southern University.
The Human Resources Professional Program introduces human resources (HR) functions and related elements and activities to students wishing to enter a career in this field or anyone who runs or may start a business of their own.
The Continuing Education Department at CSU is excited to partner with Human Trafficking Investigations and Training Institute (HTITI) to offer this new CEU Certificate Program.
The CompTIA Security+ course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to become an IT security professional. This course is designed to fully prepare students to sit for and pass the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.
This program covers information on the medical assisting profession, interpersonal skills, medical ethics and law, medical terminology, basics of insurance billing and coding, telephone techniques, scheduling appointments, medical records management and management of practice finances.
The National Sheriffs’ Association Center for Public Safety is dedicated to enhancing jail operations in the United States by providing training, current events and resources.
Through a partnership with Columbia Southern University, the online training is offered to meet requirements for various certifications offered through the NSA Institute for Jail Operations.
This comprehensive course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam.
This program includes training and exam preparation for students to become a Project Management Professional (PMP)® as designated by the Project Management Institute.
Servant Leadership, a course offered through Columbia Southern University equips students with the skills they need to become leaders and mentors at work, no matter their position.
The Six Sigma Professional program is designed for high-performance employees and leaders of business improvement projects.
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