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710 Counseling Techniques (3 credits)
Basic principles and techniques in the counseling process.  Emphasis given to counseling techniques from several counseling orientations.

711 Counseling Theory (3 credits)
Study of various theories and philosophies of counseling and therapy.

712 Dynamics of Self (3 credits)
Application of personality theory and the life stages to human behavior and the counseling process.

713 Assessment Techniques (3 credits)
Techniques and procedures of studying the individual and diagnostic process in identifying client issues.  Prereq: CNED 710, 711.

714 Career Counseling and Testing (3 credits)
Study of theories of career development and the use of career information and testing in career counseling.

715 Professional Orientation and Ethics (3 credits)
Introduction to dealing with professional and ethical responsibilities and multicultural issues in the counseling field.

716 Social and Cultural Foundations of Counseling (3 credits)
Issues and trends in counseling with multicultural and diverse populations within our society.  Prereq: CNED 710, 711.

720 Group Counseling (3 credits)
Study of group counseling principles appropriate to various counseling settings including schools, treatment centers, and agencies.  Includes a group experience.  Prereq: CNED 710, 711.

723 Assessment and Diagnosis in Counseling (3 credits)
Assessment and diagnostic procedures: how to use appropriate tools for accurate diagnosis and assessment, how to interpret assessment and diagnostic instruments, and how to make effective use of assessment results in counseling with clients.

728 Guidance Administration and Consulting (3 credits)
Role of administrators, counseling personnel, and teachers in the management of and consulting in K-12 counseling programs.

729 Professional K-12 School Counseling (3 credits)
Overview of principles and functions of a K-12 school counseling program, and examination of K-12 school counseling issues and resources.  Prereq: CNED 728.

730 Sexual Functioning and Abuse Issues in Counseling (3 credits)
Study of sexual dysfunction, incest and abuse, and strategies of intervention and counseling with victims and perpetrators.  Prereq: CNED 710, 711.

731 Counseling Children and Adolescents (3 credits)
Counseling with children and adolescents including specific counseling strategies; mental, physical, and emotional development issues related to counseling.  Prereq: CNED 710, 711.

732 Family Counseling (3 credits)
Principles and techniques of family counseling, study of family dynamics, family systems, and theories of family counseling.  Prereq: CNED 710, 711.

733 Marital Counseling (3 credits)
Survey of marital counseling theories and techniques; analyses of dysfunctional communications.  Prereq: CNED 710, 711.

734 Dynamics of Addiction (3 credits)
Study of the theories and scope of addiction from both the personal and social viewpoints with consideration given to the impact on the family.  Prereq: CNED 710, 711.


The following courses require Admission to doctoral program and completion of master's program courses.


763 Advanced Testing and Appraisal (3 credits)
Theory, methods and techniques of assessment of client strength(s) and deficit(s) will be examined.  Common instruments used in counseling will be studied, as well as their administration and interpretation.

767 Advanced Group Counseling (3 credits)
Theory and practice of group facilitation will be covered, building on the student's current expertise.  Supervised practice in group work is included.

769 Theory and Practice for Counselor Educators (3 credits)
Instructional models, educational techniques and the unique relationship between counselor educator and counseling student will be featured.  Supervised experience in facilitating student learning will be included as well as feedback from the professor and fellow classmates.

770 Counselor Supervision (3 credits)
Theory and practice of counselor supervision.  Major schools of thought in counselor supervision will be examined, as well as the process of supervision and relationship between supervisor and supervisee.

771 Counselor Education and Supervision in a Multicultural Society (3 credits)
An overview of becoming a professor in Counselor Education.  The nature, scope and vista of being a scholar, educator, supervisor and practitioner in a multicultural context will be explored.

772 Advanced Counseling Theories (3 credits)
An exploration of what constitutes the human condition.  Appropriate components of good theory will be addressed and the major schools of thought within counseling theory will be surveyed.

776 Qualitative Research and Program Evaluation (3 credits)
Major approaches in qualitative research in counseling and counselor education will be examined.  Theory and practice issues will be included, as well as data analysis.  Positivistic and non-positivistic approaches will be explored.

779 Quantitative and Survey Research (3 credits)
In-depth analysis of theory, method and technique for conceptualizing and conducting quantitative research in counseling and counselor education will be examined.  Survey design and methodology will be included.

780 Ethical and Legal Issues in Counselor Education (3 credits)
Current challenges in counselor education regarding ethical and legal issues in the practice of counselor education and supervision.  Equivalent to EDUC 757.

787 Professional Issues: Professional Development, Consultation and Publishing (3 credits)
A seminar that addresses the following: needs of practitioners for professional development, both as consumers and providers; theory and practice of consultation; and, the process of developing, writing and submitting manuscripts for publication.


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