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Rudolph Bustos

Rudolph Bustos

Faculty Profile

Dr. Rudolph Bustos, Professor

College of Health Sciences


Phone: 800-375-9878

Email: rudolph.bustos@trident.edu


"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."


EDUCATION HISTORY

  • 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


Dissertation

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).



PUBLICATIONS


  • 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.


PRESENTATIONS


  • 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.



PROFESSIONAL SERVICE


  • 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.