Sep 25, 2021
EDCE 6915 - Counseling Internship
A culminating experience providing counseling and related services to clients in educational, community, and business settings. Services may include functions related to special problems and populations. On-site supervision by staff is required, along with regular on-campus conferences.
Credit Hours: 3 - 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 7.0 hours.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
- Acquaint students with organizational structure, protocol, relationships, and working conditions.
- Appropriate and responsible awareness of the role of culture in counseling, including knowledge and skills for working with persons different from one’s own cultural identity.
- Case conceptualization skills, including the application of one’s theoretical orientation to understand clients’ unique presenting circumstances and formulation of a treatment plan.
- Develop basic skills in counseling, consultation, and the behavior change process.
- Engage in opportunities for growth by evaluating one’s own behavior and the effect of that behavior on others in the helping relationship.
- Ensure that students demonstrate high standards of professional ethics; to give the student experience in actual interpersonal relationships that involve ethical decision and practice in evaluating personal motives.
- Gain further understanding of the forces that influence, facilitate, and enhance client’s growth and development.
- Integrate the theory, practice, and ethical standards of counseling with one’s own personal style.
- Stimulate the formation of and identification with a professional role.
- Work as a member of a team by planning and providing counseling and case management services.
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