PSY 418 Counseling Psychology

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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.

Course Objectives

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.

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