Sep 24, 2021
EDCE 6200 - Foundations of Counseling: Clinical Mental Health, Rehabilitation, School Counseling
Provides students with an introduction to the foundations of the professional counseling. Areas addressed include: history, philosophy, and current trends in professional counseling, including the specializations of clinical mental health counseling, rehabilitation counseling, and school counseling and educational settings.
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
- The candidate will become familiar with rehabilition programs (i.e., state-federal system, workers’ compensation, short and long-term disability, managed care organizations, disability management, social security, etc.).
- The candidate will acquire knowledge of the school setting, environment, and pre-K-12 curriculum.
- The candidate will become familiar with Counseling supervision models, practices, and processes.
- The candidate will become familiar with ethical standards of professional organizations and credentialing bodies and applications of ethical and legal considerations in professional counseling.
- The candidate will become familiar with the requirements for a professional counselor, the body of literature and research that is central to the field, and professional preparation standards which impact the field as a whole as well as clinical.
- The candidate will develop a basic understanding of the vocational rehabilitation process including goals, objectives, services, case management functions, and the role of rehabilitation counselors in various disability support systems.
- The candidate will develop an understanding of the school counseling program in relation to the academic and student services program in the school setting.
- The candidate will develop knowledge and application of current and emerging technology in education and school counseling to assist students, families, and educators in using resources that promote informed academic, career, and personal/social.
- The candidate will learn strategies for facilitating optimum development and wellness over the life-span.
- The candidate will learn the advocacy processes needed to address institutional and social barriers that impede access, equity, and success of clients.
- The candidate will learn to develop strategies of leadership designed to enhance the learning environment of schools.
- The candidate will understand professional roles, functions, and relationships with other human service providers, including strategies for interagency collaboration and communications.
- The candidate will understand the Counselors’ roles and responsibilities as members of an interdisciplinary emergency management response team during a local, regional or national crisis, disaster or other trauma-causing event.
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