Undergraduate Catalog

2010-11 Academic Year

Counseling and Higher Education

Counseling, COUN

COUN 2610. Principles of Counseling I. 3 hours. An introduction to the broad range of counseling services and their application to schools and community agencies. May be taken concurrently with COUN 3620, COUN 3630, COUN 3640, COUN 4610 and COUN 4620.

COUN 2620. Diversity and Cultural Awareness. 3 hours. Didactic, experiential and applied learning opportunities prepare students to understand differences and commonalities within diverse cultures. Students learn how cultural identity influences personal and world views, perceptions of experience, and styles of communication. With a focus on developing intra- and interpersonal awareness, students cultivate attitudes and practice skills necessary for relating constructively with diverse individuals in a variety of work settings.

COUN 3600. Therapeutic Play. 3 hours. Didactic and experiential training in how to be a therapeutic agent in children’s lives by using structured therapeutic play sessions. Participants are taught basic child-centered play therapy principles and skills, including reflective listening, recognizing and responding to children’s feelings, therapeutic limit setting, building children’s self-esteem, and structuring therapeutic play sessions with children using a special kit of selected toys. Observations of play therapy sessions and skill building therapeutic play sessions are required.

COUN 3620. Principles of Counseling II. 3 hours. An integrated overview of counseling services through personal self-exploration by the counseling associate. Focus is on the understanding of interpersonal dynamics through self-awareness. Prerequisite(s): COUN 2610 (may be taken concurrently).

COUN 3630. Survey of Career Development and Career Guidance. 3 hours. Overview of current problems and developments in career choices. Prerequisite(s): COUN 2610 (may be taken concurrently).

COUN 3640. Group Process in Helping Relationships. 3 hours. Group dynamics laboratory: group functions and leadership styles as related to helping relationships. Prerequisite(s): COUN 2610 (may be taken concurrently).

COUN 4620. Interpersonal Skills in Helping Relationships. 3 hours. Didactic and experiential training in interpersonal relationships; analysis and application of effective counseling activities. Prerequisite(s): COUN 2610 (may be taken concurrently).

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