Term: Fall 2017
Survey of major and emerging theories of human development and application of theoretical concepts to self and others from a counseling perspective. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; others by Instructor permission.
Study of the practice of counseling children and adolescents using behavioral and cog-behavior theory, narrative theory and practice, and play therapies. Prerequisites: Counseling majors and concurrent with internship or Instructor permission.
A seminar in which professional, ethical, and legal issues facing counselors in schools and mental health settings are addressed through reading, research, presentation, and discussion. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Theoretical and practical approach to understanding the counseling process. Refinement of personal philosophy, theory of counseling, and implementation in practice. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
Students learn and practice basic counseling skills and techniques. Videotaped practice sessions are supervised by course instructor. Prerequisite: EDCO 374. Counseling majors only.
Theory and process of counseling with families and couples including family theory and family therapy orientations and intervention skills. Includes practice of counseling interventions. Prerequisites: EDCO 220, EDCO 374, EDCO 375, EDCO 377, EDCO 392, or Instructor permission.
A supervised experience in counseling in a field (school or mental health) setting. Prerequisites: Counseling majors only and EDCO 220, EDCO 350, EDCO 374, EDCO 375, EDCO 392, EDCO 363, EDCO 340, and EDCO 361. .
Group leadership skills are developed, practiced, and refined through in-class and laboratory experiences that focus on live group supervision, theory, feedback exchange, and ethical issues. Prerequisites: EDCO 220, EDCO 374, EDCO 375, EDCO 377, EDCO 392 and permission of the Instructor.