UHV Catalog 2007-2008

Counseling (CED)


CED 6300:

Selected Topics in Counselor Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: Approval of advisor and school dean.
 

CED 6302:

Independent Study
Cr. 3 per semester. Prerequisites: Approval of advisor and school dean. No more than 6 semester hours on program of studies.
 

CED 6303:

Practicum in Counseling
Cr. 3. (3-0) Prerequisite: CED 6333, CED 63221, CED 6327, CED 6329, and CED 6311.
CED 6310 or CED 6322. 24 s.h. completed in Counseling Program and Consent of Instructor.

Experiences in field situations under supervision. Includes seminars.
 

CED 6310:

Counseling in the Schools
Cr. 3. (3-0)
The role of the school counselor in providing essential service and comprehensive programs.

 

CED 6311:

Multicultural Counseling
Cr. 3. (3-0).
Introduction to the cognitive, affective and behavioral considerations associated with counseling diverse client populations.
 

CED 6315:

Principles and Techniques of Stress Management
Cr. 3. (3-0).
An introduction to the principles of stress and the stress response. The potential impact of stress upon mental/physical health and coping will be explored.
 

CED 6316:

Addiction Counseling: Theory and Techniques
Cr. 3. (3-0).
An introduction to the addiction process and methods of intervention. Includes exploration of the behaviors, feelings and defenses as positive/negative adaptive methods of coping.

 

CED 6317:

Couples and Family Dynamics
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: CED 6327.
An introduction to the theory and techniques of couples and family counseling.
 

CED 6318:

Assessment in Counseling
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: CED 6321.
Study will include principles, procedures and ethics of assessment in counseling, assessment instruments, statistical concepts and evaluation and interpretation of assessment data.

 

CED 6319:

Death and Dying
Cr. 3. (3-0).
Study of issues surrounding the process of death and grieving. Students will explore theoretical approaches to helping individuals experiencing grief.
 

CED 6320:

Feminist Counseling: Theory and Techniques
Cr. 3 (3-0).
Gender differences in counseling, traditional approaches, high prevalence disorders among women, crisis intervention and alternative or nontraditional approaches.

 

CED 6321:

Professional Orientation to Counseling
Cr. 3. (3-0).
Study of the history, role identity, ethics, and legal standards of counseling.
 

CED 6322:

Abnormal Human Behavior
Cr. 3. (3-0).
A survey of emotional, mental and behavioral dysfunction across the life span.
 

CED 6325:

Career Education: The Counselorís Role
Cr. 3. (3-0).
A study of career theories, methods of appraisal, and counseling techniques of the career development throughout the lifespan.

 

CED 6327:

Theories of Counseling
Cr. 3. (3-0).
A survey of current theoretical models and techniques utilized in counseling relationships.

 

CED 6328:

Gestalt Theory and Techniques
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: CED 6327.
Advanced study in the theory and techniques of Gestalt counseling.

 

CED 6329:

Group Counseling: Theory and Techniques
Cr. 3. (3-0).
A study of group dynamics, process, theoretical applications, techniques and leadership skills in an experiential setting.

 

CED 6333:

Counseling Techniques
Cr. 3. (3-0).
Techniques and processes of interviewing and counseling in an experiential setting. Use of audio and videotaping with clients.

 

CED 6336:

Counseling Children and Adolescents in Crises
Cr. 3. (3-0).
Assessment and techniques of working with children and adolescents in personal or family crises. (Formerly: Counseling Children In Crises)

 

CED 6340:

Advanced Counseling Techniques
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: CED 6321, 6333, 6327, 6329.
Advanced counseling skills development. Individual and group assessment of each studentís counseling skills.

 

CED 6342:

The American Community College
Cr. 3. (3-0).
A comprehensive description of American community colleges, and the changing role of student services.

 

CED 6344:

The College Student
Cr. 3. (3-0).
A survey of the characteristics and needs of college students including student subcultures that affect the campus environment and the counseling services required for student success.

CED 6346:

Introduction to Student Services in Higher Education
Cr. 3. (3-0).
A comprehensive study of critical issues and trends in higher education student services as reflected in current research.

 

CED 6348:

 

Internship in Counseling
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: CED 6303.
Supervised experience in counseling in schools or community agencies. Students are required to complete two sections of this course for the M.Ed. in Counseling.
 

CED 6350:

 

Community Agency Counseling
Cr. 3. (3-0).
Didactic and experiential training to prepare the community-oriented counselor for work with service, welfare, health and charitable organizations and agencies that require unique counseling expertise.