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Cou 840 - Counseling Theory and Practice
Counseling Theory and Practice Documents
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1 Counseling and Educational Psychology COU 840 Counseling Theory Practice A COUNSELING AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY COU 840 Counseling Theory Practice 3 Credit Hours B COURSE DESCRIPTION Prerequisite Corequisite COU 813 Major theories of counseling Attention is given to personality structure and individual behavior from which these are derived C TEXT Required Day S 2008 Theory and Design in Counseling and Psychotherapy 2nd Ed Boston Houghton Mifflin D COURSE OBJECTIVES Understand the various theoretical orientations including how each theory views personality development view of human nature and the process of change in the therapeutic context as well as an ability to compare and contrast the theoretical orientations Apply these concepts in small group one on one case study and selfreflective experiences Develop an understanding of how social and cultural factors influence one s conceptualization of interpersonal dynamics and personality development Begin to form a personal theoretical orientation for personal growth and use in conceptualizing work with clients CACREP Standards satisfied by this course Section II Program Objectives Curriculum 3 HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT studies that provide an understanding of the nature and needs of individuals at all developmental levels including all of the following b theories of learning and personality development 5 HELPING RELATIONSHIPS studies that provide an understanding of counseling and consultation processes including all of the following c counseling theories that provide the student with a consistent model s to conceptualize client presentation and select appropriate counseling interventions Student experiences should include an examination of the historical development of counseling theories an exploration of affective behavioral and cognitive theories and an opportunity to apply the theoretical material to case studies Students will 2 also be exposed to models of counseling that are consistent with current professional research and practice in the field so that they can begin to develop a personal model of counseling e a general framework for understanding and practicing Student experiences should include an examination of the historical development of consultation an exploration of the stages of consultation and the major models of consultation and an opportunity to apply the theoretical material to case presentations Students will begin to develop a personal model of consultation E COURSE OUTLINE subject to change Date Topic 8 29 2007 Course Introduction Overview 9 12 07 Psychodynamic Psychoanalytical approaches 9 26 07 Jungian Adlerian Psychotherapy 10 10 07 Humanistic Person Centered Approaches 10 24 07 Existential Gestalt 11 07 07 Behavioral Cognitive Behavioral 11 21 07 Transpersonal Narrative Solution Focused Dialectical Behavior Therapy 12 05 07 TBD F Reading Assignments King Demystifying the Counseling Process Chapter 1 provided in class Day pages125 146 Multicultural Presentation due Counseling Lab 1 Day pages 147 202 Counseling Lab 2 Reflection 1 Due Day pages 203 232 Counseling Lab 3 Reflection 2 Due Day pages 232 299 Counseling Lab 4 Reflection 3 Due Day pages 302 402 Counseling Lab 5 Reflection 4 Due Day 455 526 Reflection 5 Due Personal Theory Paper Due COURSE REQUIREMENTS 1 Multicultural Presentation Interview someone who differs from you on at least one dimension e g race religion heritage culture etc Inquire as to their view of seeking therapy or counseling Is it different than that of the dominant culture Be prepared to summarize this information briefly in class 50 points 3 2 Personal Habit Change Reflection Think of a personal habit you have that you wish to change Over the course of the semester you will document your efforts towards changing this habit This will involve defining the habit and goal in concrete objective behavioral terms and keeping data on how you implement the change Additionally you will check in on your work towards meeting the goal you have set for yourself each week with another member of the class To be discussed in greater detail in class 50 points 3 Counseling Lab Reflection Papers The heart and soul of this course will be the act of actually practicing the theories and techniques learned each week Towards that end we will spend part of each class session in a counseling lab where students will work together in brief 10 or 15 minute segments After every counseling lab you will submit to the instructor a reflection on using the theory in counseling a peer as well as being the recipient of the counseling theory This will be discussed fully in class 5 labs 50 points each 4 Personal Theory Paper Summarize what you have learned in the course in terms of what theories seem to fit your personal style in working with clients This paper will be the start of your personal integration of theory into practice and should be viewed as a work in progress The paper will cover your view of your role of therapist view of human behavior nature of change key concepts and goals in therapeutic relationships 100 points G ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS None H EVALUATION METHODS Maximum total points for the course 250 A B C 100 90 89 80 79 70 D F 69 60 59 0 I STUDENT PROGRESS You will be provided with written feedback on each assignment You may at any time during the semester inquire about your current grade by simply going to the online grade book in Blackboard J ATTENDANCE POLICY Poor attendance and failure to meet requirements in a timely manner may adversely affect your grade In case of emergency absence please email or phone as soon as possible Students are responsible for all work during absences K LAST DAY TO DROP THE COURSE The last day to drop this course is listed in the student course schedule book 4 L ADA STATEMENT If you are registered with the Office of Services for Individuals with Disabilities please make an appointment with the course instructor to discuss any accommodations you need If you need academic accommodations and are not registered with the Office of Services for Individuals with Disabilities please contact the Office directly either in person on the third floor of the Student Services Building by e mail disserv eku edu or by telephone at 859 622 2933 V TDD Upon individual request this syllabus can be made available in alternative forms M ACADEMIC INTEGRITY Students are advised that EKU s Academic Integrity policy will strictly be enforced in this course The Academic Integrity policy


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