Dr. Rudolph Bustos, Professor
College of Health Sciences
"For me, diversity appreciation is an important part of any successful academic program. Trident University International’s mission is to help diverse learners achieve a high quality degree. For this reason, I chose to be a TUI professor to teach diverse, adult learners."
- Ph.D.; Education - Teaching and Learning, Capella University - 2004
- M.Ed.; Guidance and Psychological Services, Springfield College - 1971
- BA; Psychology; Minor: Education, Westfield State College - 1968
- License - School Psychologist, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
- License - Social Worker, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
- Certification - Terrorism-related courses with Department of Defense (DoD) and Naval Postgraduate School (CHDS)
- Certification - Harvard Medical School Continuing Education Units—disaster medicine, extreme violence, neuroscience
- Certification - Military Health Systems Training (DoD) in Traumatic Brain Injury
- Certification - Military mental health series with Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy
- Certification - Clinician Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS) for DSM-IV
Supervisor or Chair for Doctoral degree: n/a
The use of jigsawing in second language acquisition among third and fourth grade Hispanic students in Kansas. Dissertation Abstracts International, 65 (09), (UMI No. 3146566).
- Bursztyn, A. M. (Ed.). (2011). Making sense of psychology. [Review of the book Childhood psychological disorders: Current controversies, by R. Bustos]. Connecticut: Praeger.
- Bustos, R. R., & Goldstein, S. (2008). Including blood lead levels of all immigrant children when evaluating for ADHD. Journal of Attention Disorders, 11(4), 425-426.
- Journal Referee, Journal of Online Learning and Teaching. Selecting Delivery Systems and Media to Facilitate Blended Learning: A Systematic Process based on Skill Level, Content Stability, Cost and Instructional Strategy 2011.
- Journal Referee, Journal of Online Learning and Teaching. Strategies for Success for Online Co-Teaching 2011.
- Journal Referee, Journal of Online Learning and Teaching. The Impact of Text Messaging on the Community of Inquiry in Online Courses, 2010.
- Journal Referee, Journal of Online Learning and Teaching. Promoting Academic Integrity In Online Distance Learning Course, 2007.
- Co-Presenter, “Pre-Deployment Psychological Briefing Methodology: A Sense of Coherence Model.” 11th Annual Force Health Protection Conference, US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Albuquerque, NM. August 14, 2008.
- Presenter, “The use of Jigsawing in Second Language Acquisition among Third and Fourth Grade Hispanic Students in Kansas.” Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute Conference: Still not Equal, Expanding Opportunity in Global Societies. Washington, DC, September 25, 2004.
- Co-Presenter, “Rural Health Care in Multicultural Populations: Rural Interdisciplinary Training Program,” University of Kansas Medical Center. Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation, KS. June 2, 2004.
TEACHING INTERESTS / AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Since 2006, I have taught 34 different courses for TUI in the College of Education and College of Health Sciences combined. I have taught all the MSEDM courses at different times. My research interests center on (a) Post Traumatic Stress Disorders, (b) Suicides in the Military, (c) Emergency & Disaster Management, and (d) Terrorism—domestic and international.
- Led the development of the Master of Science degree program in Emergency and Disaster Management.
- Led the development of a Logistics Concentration consisting of three courses, and developed a course in healthcare logistics.
- Effected the partnering of TUI University with The Naval Postgraduate School, Center for Homeland Defense and Security-- The initiative is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security.
- Co-Presenter, “Pre-Deployment Psychological Briefing Methodology: A Sense of Coherence Model.” 11th Annual Force Health Protection Conference, US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Albuquerque, NM.