University Catalog 2005-2006

Counseling and Development (EDCD)

Graduate School of Education

500 In-Service Educational Development (1-6:0:0) See EDUC 500.

525 Advanced Human Growth and Development (3:3:0) Covers human development throughout the life span, including emotional, physical, and cognitive development, and emphasizes personal adjustment and achievement.

597 Special Topics in Education (1-6:1-6:0) See EDUC 597.

598 Directed Reading, Research, and Individual Projects (1-6:0:0) See EDUC 598.

599 Thesis (6:0:0) See EDUC 599.

600 Workshop in Education (1-6:0:0) See EDUC 600.

601 Introduction to Research in Counseling (3:3:0) Enhances knowledge of and involvement in counseling research by introducing techniques and principles used to design, implement, and evaluate research projects and program development in community and school settings.

602 Foundations in Counseling (3:3:0) Provides basic counseling skills. Emphasizes history of counseling, multifaceted role of counselors, professional organizations and memberships, and APA style of research. Introduces portfolio.

603 Counseling Theories and Practice (3:3:0) Prerequisites: EDCD 602 and admission to counseling and development program, or permission of instructor. Covers major theoretical approaches to counseling, including psychodynamic, Adlerian, existential, person-centered, cognitive-behavioral, systems, solution-focused, and integrated. Provides supervised practice in basic counseling skills. Includes lab.

604 Assessment and Appraisal in Counseling (3:3:0) Prerequisites: admission to the counseling and development program, and EDCD 601.Prepares students to become skilled practitioners of psychological and educational tests and assessment procedures that are used and applied in a counseling context.

606 Counseling Children and Adolescents (3:3:0) Prerequisites: admission to the counseling and development program and EDCD 603, or permission of instructor. Presents theories, techniques, and strategies for working with children and adolescents and their families. Explores counseling issues related to this population. Provides practice of techniques and strategies with emphasis on supervised practice sessions.

608 Group Processes and Analyses (4:3:1) Prerequisites: admission to the counseling and development program; EDCD 603 or 605; and either EDCD 606, 607, or 609. Presents theories appropriate to various types of groups and descriptions of group practices, methods, dynamics, and facilitative skills. Focuses on application of theory to practice. Includes lab.

609 Advanced Counseling Skills and Strategies (3:3:0) Prerequisites: EDCD 603 and admission to the counseling and development program, or permission of instructor. Covers counseling skills and strategies associated with major counseling theories, principles, and topics. Provides intensive practice in both technical and conceptual skills, with emphasis on case studies and supervised practice.

610 Career and Educational Counseling (4:3:2) Prerequisite: admission to the counseling and development program; EDCD 525, 603 and 604; or EDCD 605 and either 606, 607, or 609. Covers vocational choice theory, sources of occupational and educational information, approaches to career decision-making processes, and career development exploration techniques. Focuses on application of theory to practice. Includes lab.

611 Introduction to Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling (2:2:0) Prerequisites: admission to the counseling and development program and EDCD 602. Introduces principles, practices, and application of ethical and legal issues in counseling.

616 Counseling Skills in International Schools (3:3:0) Introduces counseling skills applicable to international school settings. Students will study, discuss, and develop counseling skills with an emphasis on multicultural counseling and multiethnic student populations.

617 Group Counseling in International Schools (3:3:0) Discusses group counseling within the context of international schools and multicultural counseling describing various types of groups, group counseling practices, methods, group dynamics, and facilitation skills. Attention is given to application of theory to practice.

618 Principles and Practices of Counseling in International Schools (3:3:0) Discusses philosophy, principles, and practices for effective international school counseling programs including leadership, advocacy, and program evaluation.

619 Multicultural Counseling in International Schools (3:3:0) Covers issues, characteristics, skills, and needs relevant to internationally diverse populations in the international school context.

620 Counseling Children and Adolescents in International Schools (3:3:0) Discusses counseling international school students K-12 from developmental and multicultural perspectives.

626 Principles and Practices of School Counseling (3:3:0) Prerequisites: EDCD 602 and admission to counseling and development program, or permission of instructor. Introduces school counseling programs at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Presents philosophy, principles, and practices of effective school counseling, as well as developmental needs of students ages 5 to 18.

628 Counseling and Social Justice (3:3:0) Admission to the program; EDCD 603; EDCD 626 or EDCD 654; or permission of instructor. Studies the relationship between counseling and social justice, theories, models and strategies of social justice, social change, leadership, and advocacy in community and school settings. Emphasizes application of theories and models.

629 Principles and Practices of School Counseling Leadership and Administration (3:0:0) Prerequisites: masterÕs degree in counseling or related counseling field from an accredited institution of higher education; or admission to the school counseling leadership certificate program; or permission of counseling and development coordinator. Provides advanced study of philosophy, principles, and practices in education for secondary school counselors preparing for a career in school counseling leadership and administration. Introduces specific school counseling leadership and administrative responsibilities at the secondary level (to include middle and high school)

630 School Counseling Leadership (3:3:0) Prerequisites: masterÕs degree in counseling or related counseling field from an accredited institution, or admission to the school counseling leadership certificate program, or permission of program coordinator AND completion of EDCD 629. Covers basic theories, models, and applications of leadership in education. Major emphasis is on leadership in school counseling.

631 Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling (3:3:0) Prerequisites: admission to the counseling and development program and EDCD 605, or postgraduate counseling students by permission of program coordinator/instructor. Covers principles, practices, and application of ethics and law in counseling.

652 Introduction to Substance Abuse Counseling (3:3:0) Prerequisites: admission to the counseling and development program and EDCD 603, or permission of instructor. Introduction to substance abuse counseling. Covers addiction issues, diagnosis and treatment planning, and individual and group counseling strategies with diverse populations.

654 Counseling, Ethics, and Consultation in Community Agencies (3:3:0) Prerequisite: admission to the counseling and development program. Emphasizes the types of services and facilities provided, needs and problems of the client population served, role and function of the counselor in the agency setting, and personnel needs of the individual agency.

656 Diagnosis and Treatment Planning for Mental Health Professionals (3:3:0) Prerequisites: admission to the counseling and development program, and EDCD 603. Using actual and hypothetical cases, helps students develop written plans and simulate implementation for overall diagnosis and treatment of clients and their families.

658 Couples and Family Counseling (3:3:0) Prerequisites: admission to the counseling and development program; EDCD 603 or 605; and EDCD 607 or 609. Introduces major approaches to counseling couples and families. Uses case studies and simulations to facilitate the transition from theory to practice.

660 Multicultural Counseling (3:3:0) Prerequisites: Admission to the counseling and development program; EDCD 608; EDCD 603 or 605; and EDCD 606, 607, or 609. Covers the issues, characteristics, and needs relevant to diverse populations as they relate to counseling. Explores counseling from a multicultural perspective.

754 Practicum in Counseling and Development (3-6:3:3) Prerequisites: completion of the counseling and development program except for practicum and internship; permission of advisor; overall GPA of 3.00; no grade of C in any skills courses (EDCD 605, 607, 608, and 610); no more than two grades of C in any other graduate course work required by the counseling and development program. Provides supervised practice in a counseling setting similar to the setting in which the student may work. Weekly graduate class emphasizing site processing.

755 Practicum in Counseling (3:3:3) Prerequisites: Completion of the counseling and development program except for practicum and internship; permission of advisor; overall GPA of 3.00; no grade of C in any skills courses (EDCD 603 or 605; 608; 606, 607, or 609; and 610); no more than two grades of C in any other graduate course work required by the counseling and development program. Provides supervised practice of at least 200 hours minimum in a counseling setting similar to the setting in which the student may work. Weekly graduate class emphasizing site processing.

790 Internship in Counseling and Development (3-6:3:3) Prerequisites: completion of the counseling and development program except for internship; permission of advisor; overall GPA of 3.00; no grade of C in any skills courses (EDCD 605, 607, 608, 610, and 754); no more than two grades of C in any other graduate course work required by the counseling and development program. Provides supervised practice in a counseling setting similar to the setting in which the student may work. Skills and practice build on previous practicum experiences. Weekly graduate class emphasizing site processing.

791 Internship in Counseling (3:3:3) Prerequisites:completion of counseling and development program except for internship; permission of advisor; overall GPA of 3.00; no grade of C in any skills courses (EDCD 603 or 605; 608; 606, 607, or 609; and 610); no more than two grades of C in any other graduate course work required by the counseling and development program. Provides supervised practice of at least 200 hours in a counseling setting similar to the setting in which the student may work. Skills and practice build on previous practicum experiences. Weekly graduate class emphasizing site processing.

795 Advanced Internship in Counseling and Development (2-6:3:0) Prerequisites: masterÕs degree in counseling or related counseling field from an accredited institution of higher education; or admission to the school counseling leadership certificate program; /or permission of counseling and development coordinator; and EDCD 629. Supervised practice of counseling in a setting similar to the setting in which the student plans to work.

797 Advanced Topics in Education (1-6:1-6:0) See EDUC 797.

895 Emerging Issues in Counseling and Development (3:3:0) Prerequisite: admission to the PhD program, or permission of instructor. Examines current and controversial issues in the counseling profession, including counseling theory and methodology, development of client groups, new roles and settings for counselors, emerging assessment procedures, and new understanding of diagnosis, as well as the impact of societal changes on counseling profession.

896 Advanced Multicultural Counseling (3:3:0) Prerequisites: masterÕs degree in counseling or related counseling field from an accredited institution of higher education; EDCD 660 or equivalent; EDCD 895; and admission to the counseling and development PhD specialization or permission of instructor. Focuses on advanced issues in multicultural counseling, including an examination of multicultural counseling theories, skills, assessment, supervision, research, ethics, and current multicultural issues.

897 Advanced Group Counseling (3:3:0) Prerequisites: masterÕs degree in counseling or related counseling field from an accredited institution of higher education; EDCD 608 or equivalent; EDCD 895; and admission to the counseling and development PhD specialization or permission of instructor. For doctoral students who have had experience and training in group work. Provides greater understanding and advanced skill application in group dynamics, group process, and group leadership.

898 Grant Writing and Publishing (3:3:0) Prerequisites: masterÕs degree in counseling or related counseling field from an accredited institution of higher education; EDCD 895; and admission to the counseling and development PhD specialization or permission of instructor.Focuses on grant writing and publishing in counseling and psychology.

990 Advanced Internship in Counseling Leadership (3:3:0) Prerequisites: admission to the counseling and development PhD specialization; EDCD 895; and EDCD 628 or equivalent. Provides supervised practice in a counseling leadership setting or position. Emphasizes counseling leadership in practice. Biweekly class emphasizing site processing, leadership skills, and topical seminars.

991 Advanced Internship in Multicultural Counseling (3:3:0) Prerequisites: admission to the counseling and development PhD specialization; EDCD 895; 896; and 628 or equivalent. Provides supervised practice in a multicultural training setting. Emphasizes the intensive use of multicultural competencies in practice, supervision, and program development and evaluation in school and community agency settings. Biweekly class emphasizes site processing, leadership skills, and topical seminars.

992 Advanced Internship in Social Justice (3:3:0) Prerequisites: admission to the counseling and development PhD specialization; EDCD 628 or equivalent; and EDCD 895. Provides opportunities to implement programs and strategies to affect social justice for clients in school or community settings. Biweekly class emphasizes topical seminars and supervision.