Jun 24, 2024  
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
    
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY460 Individual and Group Counseling (3 cr.)

Prerequisite(s): or co-requisites: COM330  or COM309  and PSY449 
This course offers an introduction to basic and advanced interviewing skills in individual and group counseling. Ethical and professional issues are examined. Students consider research and theory, and apply them to diverse populations. Some hands-on experience with basic skills in individual and group formats is included.

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Describe the roles of counseling psychologists in a variety of settings and discuss ethical considerations in diagnosis and treatment selection.
  2. Use entry level clinical interviewing and clinical writing skills.
  3. Discuss evidence-based approaches to helping individuals in varied contexts.
  4. Demonstrate differing skills for intervention with individuals versus groups.
  5. Discuss the social context of disorders and treatments & become aware of barriers to change.
  6. Discuss the laws and ethical codes relating to counseling.
  7. Apply ethical principles to individual and group counseling.



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