Phone: (714) 484-7000 Ext: 48261
Office Hours: Humanities TBA
Location: Humanities Building
About Professor Butler
Born in Seneca, South Carolina and the youngest of four siblings: two sisters and one brother. I attended Pendleton High School and lettered in three (3) sports: football, basketball, and track.
I graduated from Pendleton High School in 1974 and earned a four (4) year football scholarship to South Carolina State University (HBCU).
After graduating with my B.S. degree (Psychology) in 1978 from SCSU I relocated to Northern California, enrolled at California State University, Sacramento and later University of California, Davis to pursue my dream of becoming a Clinical Psychologist and university/college professor.
After spending two years in Sacramento and Oakland Bay areas I moved to Southern California in 1981 and attended California State University, Dominguez Hills for one year.
In addition to these life goals I am an entrepreneur in the business world and CEO for a major non-profit corporation in the greater Los Angeles community.
- South Carolina State University – (HBCU) – B.S. Psychology: Minor: Social Work.
- Pepperdine University – GSEP – M.A. Clinical Psychology.
- Loyola Mary Mount University – M.A. Counseling & Administration.
- Alliant International University – Los Angeles Campus – M.A. Clinical Community Psychology.
- Alliant International University – Los Angeles Campus – Ph.D. Clinical Psychology – Multicultural Clinical Community::Proficiency (MCCP) – APA Approved Doctoral Degree Program & Internship.
- License eligible Clinical Psychologist: No. PSB 26916
- Cypress College – Adjunct Faculty – Social Sciences Division
- University of Phoenix – College of Social Sciences – Associate/Adjunct Faculty
- Compton College – Distance Education Faculty –Social Sciences Division
- Cerritos College – Adjunct Faculty – Social Sciences Division
UC Credit Limitation/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC
This course is a scientific consideration about the psychological foundations of behavior. The course will investigate psychological development, motivation, sensation, perception, learning, thinking, language, psychological measurement, and principles of mental illness and mental health: Units: 3
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Apply the scientific method to psychological research, describing and analyzing basic research techniques used in psychology.
- Examine and evaluate both theoretical and empirical (applied) information in psychology.
- Evaluate critically the various perspectives and schools of thought in psychology and the major theories and principles associated with each.
- These include Neuroscientific Perspectives, Cognitive Perspectives, Psychoanalysis, Behaviorism, and Humanistic Psychology.
- Identify and explain the various occupations involving psychology directly or indirectly, including occupations in both the clinical and research areas.
Human Services 200
Human Services 200 – HUSR 200
The textbook information is: Nevid, J.S. (2015) Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and applications (4th edition), Cengage Publishing. Must include Mind Tap access, digital package.