PSY 418 Counseling Psychology
3 Semester Units
Counseling Psychology encompasses all that counseling is today by addressing the history of counseling and the theory behind its practice; exploring the multicultural, ethical, legal environments in which counselors operate; and examining the variety of skills today’s counselors are expected to utilize.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Identify historical and contemporary figures in counseling.
- Assess pressing future issues for the profession of counseling.
- Evaluate the educational, registration, and certification requirements of the various professions in counseling.
- Examine behavioral, cognitive–behavioral, systemic, and brief theories of counseling.
- Analyze the nature of marital, couple, and family counseling.