University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Spring 2018

Subject: Counseling

EDCO 291 - Special Topics in Counseling

Special issues in counseling, administration and planning, social work or higher education not appropriate to content of existing courses. Courses reflect the social services orientation of the Department of Integrated Professional Studies.

EDCO 340 - Development Guidance in Schls

An introduction to the role of the school counselor including developmental guidance program planning and implementation, consultation, crisis intervention, parent education and ethical issues. Prerequisite: Counseling majors or Instructor permission.

EDCO 345 - Diagnosis in Counseling

Etiology and diagnosis of mental disorders in children, adolescents, and adults according to DMS. Includes intake, evaluation, treatment planning, and clinical documentation skills. Prerequisite: Counseling majors or Instructor permission.

EDCO 352 - Assessment in Mental Health

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge about common assessment tools and processes used in clinical mental health practice. Prerequisites: EDCO 220, EDCO 350, EDCO 374, EDCO 375, and EDCO 377; Counseling majors or Instructor permission.

EDCO 361 - Practice of Mental Hlth Cnslng

Introduction to issues, needs, models and sociopolitical factors present in community and private-practice mental health counseling, with an emphasis on prevention and wellness. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or Instructor permission.

EDCO 363 - Counseling Practicum

Introductory supervised experience in counseling in a field setting. Includes 100 hours working as a counselor with a minimum of 40 direct service hours. Prerequisites: Counseling Majors only and EDCO 220, EDCO 350, EDCO 374, EDCO 375 , EDCO 340, and EDCO 361.

EDCO 376 - Addictions Counseling

Development and culturally responsive treatment of addictions, e.g., Motivational Interviewing, family systems, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques, recovery maintenance, and an integrative approach to treatment. Prerequisite: Counseling majors or Instructor permission.

EDCO 377 - Diversity Issues in Counseling

Students examine personal, cultural, political, and social factors affecting a diverse range of people with focus on developing appropriate and effective counseling skills. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

EDCO 381 - Counsel/Career&Lifestyle Dev

An exploration of the theories, assessment instruments, counseling techniques, and issues most relevant in counseling for career and lifestyle development. Prerequisite: EDCO 374, EDCO 375; Graduate standing or Instructor permission.

EDCO 389 - Counseling Internship

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. .

EDCO 392 - Group Counseling Experience

Encounter group experiences for prospective clinical mental health and school counselors providing increased awareness of self and models relating to others. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

EDCO 397 - Independent Study

Individual work on a research problem selected by the student in consultation with a staff member. Prerequisite: Twelve hours in education and related areas; endorsement by a sponsoring faculty member.