Term: Spring 2022
Exposes students to domains of personal and professional development necessary for successful careers in helping professions. A key component involves helping conversations with students in the graduate counseling program. Prerequisites: For Human Development and Family Studies students: HDFS 005 and HDFS 060 (HDFS may be taken concurrently with HDFS 101); Sophomore standing; or Instructor permission. Priority: Human Development and Family Studies majors, concentrators, and minors. Cross-listed with: HDFS 101.
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.
This course outlines the more commonly used psychological diagnostic categories used to describe youth with developmental and psychological challenges.
This course is designed to provide students with information related to the role of assessment in the practice of school 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.
Provides students with knowledge about common assessment tools and processes used in school counseling and clinical mental health practice. Prerequisites: EDCO 320, EDCO 350, EDCO 374, EDCO 375, and EDCO 377; Counseling majors or Instructor permission.
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.
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.
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.
Designed to assist students in recognizing and acknowledging diversity in society, and developing the knowledge and skills to recognize, interrupt and redress inequity within their spheres of influence. Prerequisite: Graduate Students in the Counseling Program or Instructor permission.
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.
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. .
Encounter group experiences for prospective clinical mental health and school counselors providing increased awareness of self and models relating to others. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.