NEW course for Spring 2016!
CSL 476 College and Postsecondary Access Counseling (Graduate) on Mondays from 5:30-8:45
This course will introduce students to the college and postsecondary education admissions process. Students will learn methods for counseling others through selecting, applying, and transitioning to postsecondary education. Topics include admission requirements for various types of higher education institutions, financial aid, college match and fit concepts, college search technology, college transition, and working with special populations. This course is designed for school counseling students but may be taken by any student in the Counseling program. Counseling students will be given priority but students in other programs may be considered pending available seats and permission from the department.
NEW course for Summer 2016!
CSL 482 Special Topics in Counseling: Counseling Change Strategies (Graduate) on M/W 5:30-8:45
The purpose this course is to introduce students to contemporary counseling methods for working with clients. Students will be introduced to approaches such as Narrative Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy that present an effective basis for short-term and brief counseling. Special emphases will be placed on learning specific techniques (i.e., cognitive behavioral therapy and mental skills) for addressing a range of clinical considerations. Students will also demonstrate specific counseling methods in role-play activities. After completing this course students should learn about brief counseling methods in counseling, develop advanced counseling skills, and incorporate some counseling techniques that can be useful in one’s future practice. This course counts as an elective for the Clinical Mental Health concentration but may be taken by any student in the Counseling program. Counseling students will be given priority but students in other programs may be considered pending available seats and permission from the department.