Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog
2016-17

Counseling, School And Educational Psychology * - Courses

CEP 200 Introduction to the Counseling Professions
Counseling, School & Ed Psych

This course provides an overview of the various counseling fields available for individuals interested in pursuing helping careers. Professionals working in these diverse fields, including but not limited to mental health counseling, counseling or school psychology, rehabilitation counseling, school counseling and social work, work in a variety of settings such as schools, hospitals, community mental health centers, substance abuse treatment facilities, and hospitals. We will explore the values and characteristics of counselors and what core competencies are essential to becoming an effective professional counselor across diverse settings. While many of these are unique, there are core aspects, values, and issues across the various counseling specializations. The course explores the pressing professional issues and challenges currently facing counselors across these specializations and their impact on those who work in the field.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Graded (GRD)


CEP 400 Educational Psychology
Counseling, School & Ed Psych

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to the field of Educational Psychology and its contributions to classroom teaching and learning. Through lectures and interactive exercises, we will explore the dynamic relationship between the student, the teacher and the learning environment. Discussions will focus on both theoretical models and real world applications, with emphasis on contemporary approaches to stimulating active and reflective learning.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Graded (GRD)



CEP 401 Introduction to Counseling
Counseling, School & Ed Psych

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.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Graded (GRD)


CEP 404 Introduction to the Rehabilitation of Substance Abuse and Addiction
Counseling, School & Ed Psych

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.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)



CEP 410 Introduction to Grief and Loss
Counseling, School & Ed Psych

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.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Graded (GRD)


CEP 411 Special Topics in Counseling and Psychology
Counseling, School & Ed Psych

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

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)



CEP 412 Diversity & Human Relations
Counseling, School & Ed Psych

This undergraduate course is designed to examine the multiple dimensions of human diversity and how it impacts human interactions in everyday and work life. The influence of factors such as globalization, technology, information sharing, communication methods, learning styles, cultural perspectives, and approaches to leadership will provide insights into the importance of understanding diversity

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Graded (GRD)


CEP 453 Introduction to Rehabilitation
Counseling, School & Ed Psych

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.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)




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