Nov 16, 2018  
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog Archived Catalog

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PC 810 Principles and Practice of Counseling Theories

3 Credits

This course focuses on the development of an advanced level of student understanding and skill in applying traditional and contemporary counseling theory in the treatment of and prevention of mental and emotional disorders. This course will pursue critical analysis of how theories fit in the current counseling culture as well as current research, issues, and future trends in counseling.

CACREP Standards and Practices: Section II
C. Learning experiences beyond the entry level are required in all of the following content areas:
1. Theories pertaining to the principles and practice of counseling, career development, group work, systems, consultation, and crises, disasters, and other trauma causing events.

Section IV
G. Knowledge
1. Knows the major counseling theories, including their strengths and weaknesses, theoretical bases for efficacy, applicability to multicultural populations, and ethical/legal considerations.

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