Counseling, School And Educational Psychology*

Department of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology

Graduate School of Education
409 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1000

Phone: 716.645.2484
Fax: 716.645.6616
Web: www.gse.buffalo.edu/DC/CEP/index.html

Thomas T. Frantz
Chair

About the Program

*Not a baccalaureate degree program


Course Descriptions

CEP 207 Introduction to Statistics and Computing

Credits:  4
Semester: F Sp Su
Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  LEC/REC

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Introduces the theoretical bases of descriptive and inferential statistics. Includes measures of central tendency, dispersion, and association; the normal t, chi-square and F-distributions; point and interval estimation; and hypothesis testing.

CEP 400 Educational Psychology

Credits:  3
Semester: F Sp Su
Prerequisites:  LAI 350 (if using for education minor)
Corequisites:  None
Type:  LEC/REC

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Covers psychological principles and research relevant to educational practice, human growth and development, the learning process, educational measurement, individual differences, and mental health in the schools.

CEP 401 Introduction to Counseling

Credits:  3
Semester: F Sp Su
Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  LEC

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Provides an overview of the counseling professions. Covers history and origins, theoretical approaches to counseling and psychotherapy, techniques, group counseling, marriage and family counseling, grief counseling, and vocational counseling.

CEP 404 Introduction to the Rehabilitation of Substance Abuse and Addiction

Credits:  3
Semester: F
Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  LEC

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Introduces the field of rehabilitation counseling and its application to substance abuse and addiction. Examines the social, psychological, and biological bases of addiction; assessment, diagnosis, and treatment issues; and understanding of the functional limitations of substance addiction, especially as they relate to work and independent living.

CEP 410 Introduction to Grief and Loss

Credits:  3
Semester:
Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  LEC

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Examines the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual dynamics which surround the concept(s) of grief and loss, a universal experience. Loss is defined as any experience which restricts a person; from the concrete loss such as the death of a loved one to the intangible � such as the shattered dream or expectation. Grief is defined as the holistic reactions and responses to loss. Students will develop an understanding of grieving styles and how grief is impacted by gender, age, family dynamics, culture, disabilities, religion and spirituality, as well as self-care strategies and the skills to respond in an effective manner to grieving adults and children.

CEP 411 Special Topics in Counseling and Psychology

Credits:  3
Semester: Sp
Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  LEC

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Varies depending upon course topic. Specific course descriptions are available prior to the semester the course is offered.

CEP 453 Introduction to Rehabilitation

Credits:  3
Semester: F
Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:  None
Type:  LEC

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Explores basic history, concepts, and practices in the rehabilitation of persons with physical, mental, or emotional disabilities. Emphasizes modern vocational rehabilitation, and considers rehabilitation careers.

 

Updated: Apr 12, 2006 11:04:04 AM