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COUNSELOR EDUCATION (CED)
 
CED 560 Seminar in Atypical Behavior 3 cr
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is used to develop a basic understanding of mental disorders. Students learn to utilize the DSM classification system to identify counseling techniques and develop counseling plans.
 
CED 561 Marriage and Family Counseling 3 cr
The theories, principles, and techniques of counseling couples and families are examined. Other topics include: ethical and multicultural issues, assessment, and current research in marriage and family counseling.
 
CED 562 Substance Abuse Counseling 3 cr
An introduction to the basic techniques, principles, and counseling models used to treat the substance abuse population. Other topics include: etiology, diagnosis, signs and symptoms, treatment programs, and current research.
 
CED 563 Divorce Mediation 3 cr
This course will introduce students to the techniques of divorce mediation. Legal, ethical and psychological issues in the divorce mediation process will be examined with special emphasis on the neutral role of the mediator explored.
 
CED 564 Gerontological Counseling 3 cr
Emphasis is on a basic knowledge of the theories, principles, and techniques of counseling elderly individuals, couples, and their families. Includes such topics as: assessment, ethical and cultural issues, model programs, and current research in gerontological counseling.
CED 565 Seminar in School Counseling 3 cr
Course covers the history, roles, and practices in the field of school counseling at the elementary , middle, and high school levels. Review of applicable theories; relative research; and survey of activities, resources, and principles, which help the counselor make a difference in the system, but, foremost, in the lives of students.
CED 566 Multicultural Counseling 3 cr
Includes a study of historical and current theories and issues in multicultural counseling, provides an understanding of societal trends and changes, and demonstrates strategies/techniques for cross-cultural counseling techniques through class exercises, case studies, and demonstrations. Reflective experiences are used to allow for the development of cultural self-knowledge.
 
CED 571 Program Planning, Development
and Management for Counselors
3 cr
An introduction to the professional practice of counseling. Includes an orientation to the process of counseling, functions and responsibilities, issues and trends, and the management of the total counseling program. Emphasis is on ethical and legal issues, client developmental needs, consultation, counseling models and the history of the profession.
 
CED 572 Principles and Theories of Counseling 3 cr
Includes a study of various theories, principles, and techniques in counseling. Opportunity is provided for the implementation of counseling techniques through the study of case studies and transcripts.
 
CED 573
Educational and Occupational Information Systems, Materials and Resources
3 cr
The study of educational, vocational, psychological, and individual resources needed to make employment decisions. Emphasis is on the collection and evaluation of information, procedures and strategies for researching employment opportunities, and the management on information services.
 
CED 574 Group Counseling and Group Guidance
Procedures
3 cr
Includes both the theory and practice of group counseling, counseling with clients of diverse backgrounds, and selecting group work suitable to multicultural needs. Emphasis is on the developmental level and background of clients with whom the counselor expects to work.
 
CED 575 Introduction to Community Rehabilitation 3 cr
Introduces the student to the broad field of community rehabilitation including the history, philosophy, present activities and future trends in rehabilitation. A multidisciplinary approach to the study of the “whole person” is emphasized and direct contact with community social service agencies is an integral part of the course.
 
CED 576 Supervised Practicum in Counseling 3 cr
This course requires the student to demonstrate the appropriate use of a variety of counseling skills and techniques. Audio and video tapes of individual counseling sessions are critiqued in class by the instructor. Prerequisites: Special permission of the instructor and grade of B or above in CED 586.
 
CED 577 Vocational Evaluation and Job Placement 3 cr
This course offers the student both theory and experience in the determination of work potential in the person with a handicap. In addition, the student learns and practices the principles of vocational surveys, job-analysis, job placement, and follow-up.
 
CED 578 Supervised Practicum in Group Counseling 3 cr
Supervised practice is provided in group counseling and other group work experience appropriate for a counselor. Practicum experience is offered in the educational setting in which the student plans to work. Prerequisite: Special permission of the instructor.
 
CED 579 Social and Psychological Aspects of Disability 3 cr
The theory, research, and practices in related disciplines which contribute to an understanding of human disability. Field work and case studies serve as integrating activities.
 
CED 580 Student Personnel Services 3 cr
Included is a survey of historical developments and current practices in student personnel services in post-high school educational institutions. The organization, administration, and functions of the various services are stressed.
 
CED 581 Rehabilitation Case Management 3 cr
This course provides for critical analysis of representative rehabilitation case studies. Case records are used as a basis for developing an understanding of the clients with handicaps and their problems, the rehabilitation case work process, diagnosis, eligibility requirements, and the provision of services.
 
CED 582 School Counseling and Guidance 3 cr
The School Counselor: K-12 coverage of history, roles and current practices in the field of school counseling at elementary, middle and high levels. Review of applicable theories, relative research and survey of activities, resources and principles which help the counselor make a difference in the system, but foremost in the lives of students.
 
CED 583 Individual and Group Testing Laboratory 3 cr
Supervised experience in the selection, administration, and scoring of educational and psychological tests, and the interpretation and reporting of test results. Prerequisite: EPY 555.
 
CED 584 Seminar in Ethical and Legal Issues In
Counseling
3 cr
Ethical standards of the profession and current legal issues will be examined in the context of case studies and current literature. Critical analysis by each student of legal and ethical issues faced by counselors and psychometrists will be stressed.
 
CED 585 Medical Aspects of Rehabilitation 3 cr
Common symptomology, treatment, and medical management techniques of rehabilitation and physical medicine are emphasized. Other topics include assessment of client’s functional limitations, interpretations of medical information, and planning for the client’s rehabilitation.
 
CED 586 Analysis of Counseling Processes 3 cr
Emphasis is placed on the counseling procedures involved in developing and maintaining the therapeutic relationship. Students are required to model basic skills of counseling using videotaped incidents and observations for feedback on skill development. Prerequisites: Counseling and Psychometry majors only.
 
CED 587 Behavioral Counseling 3 cr
Study and practice in Cognitive/Behavioral theories of counseling. Includes skills and techniques, concepts and principles, and treatment plans from the cognitive/behavioral model.
 
CED 588 Career Planning and Placement 3 cr
Emphasis is placed on a basic knowledge of the theories, principles, and techniques of career counseling used for a wide range of ages. Other topics include: model career development programs, assessment, population and age diversity, individual characteristics, placement and current research.
 
CED 589 Seminar in Rehabilitation Issues 3 cr
This course provides an opportunity for the student to explore the implications of rehabilitation research and current theories; to investigate professional issues; and to further develop areas of special rehabilitative interest.
 
CED 590 Special Topics 3 cr
Guided supervision in the completion of learning tasks in counselor education such as program design and revision, study of a significant topic, theory, model, and supervision of selected learning activities to acquire specific counseling and testing skills.
 
CED 594 Directed Study and Research 1-3 cr
Students explore through directed study problems and issues of special interest or significance in Counselor Education. Not more than three semester hours of any departmental 594 courses can be accepted toward a degree program.
 
CED 595 Internship 3, 6, 9 cr
The internship is a supervised learning experience in a work setting similar to that in which a counselor or school psychometrist eventually will be employed. The internship provides the student with an opportunity to apply the theories and concepts learned during the graduate program. Not more than 12 hours may be taken. Prerequisite: special permission of the instructor, and grade of B or above in CED 586 and CED 576.
 
CED 599 Thesis 1-9 cr
A student selects a project, study, or investigation which is related to an area of specialization in Counselor Education. The project forms a basis for the thesis. A thesis committee will provide direction during the writing of the thesis.
 
CED 672 Advanced Counseling Theory and Practice 3 cr
An advanced study of counseling theories and strategies as they apply to practical situations and special populations. Prerequisite: CED 572.
 
CED 674 Advanced Theory and Practice in
Group Counseling
3 cr
This course provides the student with advanced skills and knowledge designed to facilitate working with groups. The course emphasizes group theory, research, and participation in group dynamics. Prerequisite: CED 574.
 
CED 676 Advanced Practicum in Counseling 3 cr
Supervised field experience in appropriate settings. Required weekly seminar. Prerequisite: Special permission of the instructor.
 
CED 678 Negotiation Training 3 cr
This course focuses on the development of negotiation, conflict resolution, and communication skills needed to be effective in resolving a variety of training-related problems. Students will have an opportunity to research and practice the skills in the negotiation process by applying communication and conflict resolution techniques in simulated and real situations.
 
CED 690 Special Topics 3 cr
Guided supervision in the completion of learning tasks in counselor education such as program design and revision, study of a significant topic, theory, model, and supervision of selected learning activities to acquire specific counseling and testing skills.
 
CED 694 Directed Study and Research 1-3 cr
Students explore through directed study problems and issues of special interest or significance in Counselor Education. Not more than three semester hours of any departmental 694 courses can be accepted toward a degree program.
 
CED 699 Research Project 3-9 cr
A supervised field project, study, or investigation in the Counselor Specialist Program, serving as the culminating experience in the program. Applying concepts and skills learned during the sixth-year program, the student will conduct an investigation and prepare a field project report in standard form. Prerequisites: CED 576 and special permission of the instructor.
 
 

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