Counseling Program Courses

Please note that all the courses listed below are not offered.  

 

CHR 7131 - Assertiveness Training

Description:Credit Hours:1Last Offered:Summer 2012, Summer 2011, Spring 2011, Fall 2010CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7132 - Eth & Leg Issues in Counseling

Description:Ethical issues in School and Community settings in relation to the American Counseling Association and the American Psychological Association Ethical Guidlines.Credit Hours:1Last Offered:Summer 2013, Spring 2013, Fall 2012, Spring 2012CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7137 - HIV/AIDS Interventions

Description:The history of HIV/AIDS; societal and personal attitudes towards HIV/AIDS; and counseling issues and interventions as they relate to people living with HIV/AIDS.Credit Hours:1Last Offered:Spring 2001, Fall 2000, Spring 2000, Fall 1999CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7138 - Gender Development

Description:Credit Hours:1Last Offered:CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7140 - Abuse & Harassment

Description:Credit Hours:1Last Offered:CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7144 - Rebt

Description:Credit Hours:1Last Offered:Spring 2015, Spring 2014, Spring 2013, Spring 2011CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7150 - Competence in Cross-Racial Wk.

Description:Exploring and understanding the history of race and whiteness and its effects on persons of color and implementing protocols to solve systemic inequalities.Credit Hours:1Last Offered:Spring 2011CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7155 - Human Sexuality

Description:Addresses issues related to normal psycho-sexual development. Sexual concerns often are a source of confusion for clients. Workshop will help counselors become more comfortable & knowledgeable about the subject matter.Credit Hours:1Last Offered:Fall 2016, Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2015CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7156 - Counsel Death and Dying

Description:Credit Hours:1Last Offered:CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7164 - Marriage Counseling

Description:Credit Hours:1Last Offered:Summer 2012, Fall 2010, Fall 2009, Fall 2008CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7165 - Counsel Psychopharmacol

Description:Credit Hours:1Last Offered:Spring 2016, Summer 2015, Spring 2015, Spring 2014CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7166 - Gerontology

Description:Credit Hours:1Last Offered:CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7174 - Christian Counseling

Description:Credit Hours:1Last Offered:Spring 2010, Spring 2008, Spring 2007, Spring 2005CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7176 - Depression & Suicide

Description:Credit Hours:1Last Offered:CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7177 - Cog Dev Theory For Prof

Description:Assists students in providing Cognitive Developmental Theory as an organizing framework for conceptualizing their future work as teachers and counselors.Credit Hours:1Last Offered:Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2013, Fall 2012CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7181 - Psychodrama

Description:Credit Hours:1Last Offered:Summer 2009, Summer 2008, Summer 2007, Summer 2006CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7184 - Object Relations Theory

Description:The primary tenets of Object Relations Theory applied to current issues and counseling modalities.Credit Hours:1Last Offered:Summer 2014, Summer 2013, Summer 2012, Summer 2010CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7210 - Domestic Abuse

Description:Credit Hours:1Last Offered:CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7220 - Counseling and Adoption

Description:This workshop will increase student knowledge and skills in counseling individuals who are, in some form, touched by adoption.Credit Hours:1Last Offered:Spring 2013CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7230 - Counseling Expectant Mothers

Description:Common problems that arise in counseling with expectant mothers, the psychology of pregnancy, and how to apply psychodynamic theories such as attachment and mentalization to counseling women who are pregnant.Credit Hours:1Last Offered:CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7240 - Intr to Motivational Interview

Description:This workshop will provide a foundation in the use of motivational interviewing in working with a variety of concerns, including mental illness, substance abuse, and engagement in medical treatment.Credit Hours:1Last Offered:Summer 2016, Summer 2015, Summer 2014, Fall 2013CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7315 - Teach Critical Thinking

Description:Strategies for interpreting editorial cartoons as a source for enhancing critical thinking related to current and/or historical events. Exploration of the sources and history of political cartoons and their use in the classroom.Credit Hours:1Last Offered:CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 7601 - Eating Disorders

Description:Credit Hours:1Last Offered:Fall 2016, Spring 2016, Fall 2014, Spring 1997CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8600 - Spec Ed for Counselors & Teach

Description:Focuses on children with special needs, and the role of the guidance counselor and teacher in working with them.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2016, Summer 2016, Fall 2015, Summer 2015CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8602 - Counsel the Exceptional Child

Description:Focuses on strategies and accommodations for addressing the needs of the exceptional child. The responsibilities of the counselor/teacher as they pertain to special education students, teachers and families will be considered.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Summer 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013, Summer 2013CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8604 - Research & Evaluation

Description:Analysis of major types of social science research; familiarization with research resources and literature survey procedures; evaluation of research; its implications for, and its applications to counseling; practice in using common research procedures.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2016, Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Summer 2015CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8605 - Lab in Counseling Skills

Description:Introductory course in counseling focusing on such skills as attending, listening, perceiving, reflecting, summarizing, questioning, confronting, goal-setting and decision-making. Ethical and professional issues will also be discussed. Students will participate in experiential exercises and/or actual counseling sessions utilizing these skills.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2013CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8655 - Lab in Group Dynamics

Description:An examination of group development theories, concepts in leadership, ethical and professional issues in groups. Combines use of lectures, discussion, experimental exercises, and readings to advance students' knowledge and skills in ethical group leadership.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2014, Fall 2013CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8661 - Prevent Meths in Couples Coun

Description:Survey of major preventative programs which enhance couple relationships.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8675 - Development of ELL Students

Description:Course provides theoretical principals and practical knowledge essential for counselors to understand the development and education of the English Language Learner. Topics covered include: language acquisition process, relevant cultural factors, assessment, professionalism, and Legal and Ethical responsibilities.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Fall 2014CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8677 - Practicum in School Counseling

Description:Purpose of the course is to help students begin to translate their academic understanding into actual counseling practice through direct client contact, observation, and school involvement.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2016, Spring 2015CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8679 - Orientation to Pastoral Cslg.

Description:Course demonstrates the foundational principles of pastoral care and counseling as part of community based service.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2013, Fall 2011CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8680 - School Counseling Orientation

Description:To develop a guidance philosophy, objectives and goals, that are complementary and consistent with the philosophy of the school and to develop the counselor as a catalyst to produce a positive environment for learning.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2013CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8681 - Prac in Sec Sch Counseling

Description:An experiential course designed to provide students in secondary school counseling with their first client contact and the opportunity to begin translating their academic understanding into actual counseling practice.Prerequisites:(CHR 8605 and CHR 8655 and CHR 8687)Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2014, Spring 2013, Spring 2012, Spring 2011CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8682 - Pract. Clinical Mental Health

Description:An experiential course designed to provide students in clinical mental health counseling with their first client contact and the opportunity to begin translating their academic understanding into actual counseling practice.Prerequisites:(CHR 8605 and CHR 8655 and CHR 8687)Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2014, Spring 2013CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8683 - Consultation Processes

Description:The effective use of the techniques of counseling in the application of consultative services are explored. Basic individual and group skills, organizational structure and effective communication are presented.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Summer 2016, Spring 2016, Summer 2015, Spring 2015CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8684 - Pract in Elem Sch Counseling

Description:An experiential course designed to provide students in elementary school counseling with their first client contact and the opportunity to begin translating their academic understanding into actual counseling practice.Prerequisites:(CHR 8605 and CHR 8655 and CHR 8687)Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2014, Spring 2013, Spring 2012, Spring 2011CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8685 - Lifestyle & Career Devel

Description:This course focuses upon various psychological theories of career development and vocational adjustment with an emphasis on vocational and lifestyle choice processes across a lifespan.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Summer 2016, Summer 2015, Spring 2015, Summer 2014CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8686 - Group Couns Theo & Pract

Description:An examination of group development theories, concepts in leadership, ethical and professional issues in groups. Students will observe and critique a beginning group. To help integrate the experential with the theoretical components of group study, a group experience and an opportunity to co-faciliatate the group are included.Prerequisites:CHR 8687Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Summer 2010, Summer 2009, Fall 2007, Fall 2006CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8687 - Counseling Theory & Prac

Description:A study of the major counseling theories and practices used in helping relationships utilizing various counseling techniques in simulated and actual situations.Prerequisites:Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2013CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8688 - Clinical Mental Health Orient

Description:Designed to introduce students to the profession and to acquaint them with the history, structure, practices, standards, values and ethics of the clinical mental health counselor.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2013CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8689 - Intern I Elem Sch Coun

Description:On-Campus instruction combined with client contact and other field experiences dealing with elemenary school organization; relationship with staff, community and pupils; program evaluation; referrals and resources; and the general concept of helping services within the framework of the school. Students spend at least 150 hours in the field and have 8 class meetings.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2013, Fall 2012, Fall 2011, Fall 2010CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8690 - Intern I Sec Sch Coun

Description:On-Campus instruction combined with client contact and other field experiences dealing with secondary school organization; relationships with staff, community and pupils; program evaluation; referrals and resources; and the general concept of helping services within the framework of the school. Students spend at least 150 hours in the field and have 8 class meetings.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2013, Fall 2012, Fall 2011, Fall 2010CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8691 - Intern II Elem Sch Coun

Description:Supervised field experience in elementary guidance in an approved elementary school. Play therapy, test interpretation, small group counseling, large group guidance and the development of an inservice workshop are among the required activities. Students will explore current trends, problems, issues and techniques of elementary guidance. Emphasis is placed on the guidance functions of counseling, consultation and coordination.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2014, Spring 2013, Spring 2012, Spring 2011CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8692 - Internship I School Counseling

Description:Course is designed to give advanced students the opportunity to put into practice the skills and knowledge they have developed throughout their counseling program and to translate those skills into actual school counseling practice.Prerequisites:CHR 8677 or CHR 8681 or CHR 8684Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8693 - Intern II Sec Sch Coun

Description:Supervised field experience in secondary school counseling in an approved secondary school; intensive study and application of various methods of counseling; critiquing live and simulated counseling sessions employing audio and videotape methods.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2014, Spring 2013, Spring 2012, Spring 2011CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8694 - Intern. II School Counseling

Description:Designed to give advanced students in counseling the opportunity to put into practice the skills and knowledge they have developed throughout their counseling program and use them in actual counseling practice.Prerequisites:CHR 8692 and CHR 8677Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2016, Spring 2015CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8695 - Co-facilitating Groups

Description:A practicum experience in co-facilitating goups will give the student actual practice in conducting a group, dealing with leadership styles, group problems, and difficult group member types.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2011, Spring 2010, Spring 2009, Summer 2007CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8840 - Community Res & Crisis Intervn

Description:Overview of critical issues causing situational and developmental crisis such as HIV/AIDS, Rape, Sexual abuse, Child abuse, Eating disorders, and Crime/Violence. Theory and lab experience in crisis work. Exploration of Community Resources.Prerequisites:CHR 8605Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Summer 2016, Summer 2015, Summer 2014, Spring 2014CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8844 - Family Systems Theory

Description:Basic understanding of constructs underlying major systemic models of couples and family therapy.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2016, Spring 2015CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8845 - Family Interventions

Description:Family therapy & theories of family development, crisis, & change over the life cycle. Patterns of family-member interaction. Emphasis is on working with families around child-parent of marital problems in order to open communication, identify problems, & resolve conflict.Prerequisites:(CHR 8605 and CHR 8655 and CHR 8687)Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2013, Summer 2013, Summer 2012, Fall 2011CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8850 - Intern. I Clin. Mental Health

Description:Initial counseling placement in a community agency to acquaint the student with on-site organization, funding, staff relations, program evaluation, working with volunteers, record keeping, and cooperations with other community services. Beginning counseling experience and participation in team and case conferences will be included.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2013CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8851 - Intern. II Clin. Mental Health

Description:Supervised field experience in an approved clinical mental health agency providing on-site supervision and in-depth experiences in counseling; intensive study and application of various techniques of counseling, critiquing live and simulated counseling sessions using audio and videotape methods.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2014, Spring 2013CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8852 - Field Work in Counseling

Description:Credit Hours:3Last Offered:CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8853 - Adult Development

Description:Adult developmental stages and tasks as they relate to mental health will be explored. Problems of mid-life crisis will be considered with respect to psychologcal, biological, familial, and economic implications. Counseling approaches will be examined and demonstrated to deal with options, career planning, retirement, and goal setting for men and women.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Summer 2016CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8854 - Therapeut Strat Children

Description:Participants will learn techniques involved in play therapy, child counseling, and consulting with teachers, parents, and other professionals. Actual practice will be included.Prerequisites:(CHR 8605 and CHR 8655)Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2016, Summer 2015, Spring 2015, Summer 2014CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8855 - Appraisal in Counseling

Description:A survey of psychological tests and instruments commonly used in schools and agencies providing human services. Following a review of scoring interpretation and uses of various instruments including standardized intelligence, personality and psycomotor tests as well as stress will be given.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2016, Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Summer 2015CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8856 - The Supervision Process

Description:Post-master's seminar, which may be taken twice, focusing on the development of specific skills and interventions that can be used by the practitioner. Evaluation and application of new ways of counseling clients.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2008, Fall 2007, Fall 2006, Fall 2005CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8857 - Adol Counseling

Description:Individual, family and school/institution therapeutic inter- ventions for working with adolescents. Adolescent develop- mental states and tasks as they relate to mental health, with emphasis on gender and cultural differences. Practice in developmental and remedial strategies.Prerequisites:(CHR 8605 and CHR 8655)Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Summer 2014, Spring 2014CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8858 - Goals of Indiv & Grp Supervisn

Description:Post-master's supervised practicum, which may be taken twice, providing a professional forum allowing participants to analyze and apply different approaches to specific counseling situations. Discussion of ethical issues involving the counseling relationship.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2007, Spring 2006, Fall 2005, Spring 2005CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8859 - Intern and Sem in Couns III

Description:Extended counseling placement in a community or school setting designed to allow students to fulfill their internship hour requirement (Prereqs.: Level I and Level II courses).Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Summer 2011CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8860 - Lab in Couns Div Population

Description:This course will explore the social, psychological, cultural, economic and environmental influences that affect various client populations. The special counseling needs of women, men, ethnic and cultural minorities, and the handicapped will be explored.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Summer 2016, Spring 2016, Summer 2015, Spring 2015CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8862 - Couples Counseling

Description:Foundational to both theory and intervention strategies for counseling couples and families, addressing both the couple and individual systems.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Summer 2016, Spring 2014, Spring 2013, Spring 2012CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8864 - Brief Strategic Therapy

Description:This course will explore the brief strategic therapy model. Some of the approaches to be studied include: Neurolinguistic Programming, Ericksonian hypnotherapy and strategic therapy.Prerequisites:(CHR 8605 and CHR 8687)Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2011, Spring 2010, Spring 2008, Spring 2007CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8866 - Adv Seminar in Supervision

Description:Continuation of CHR 8856. Prerequisite: Master's degree.Prerequisites:CHR 8856 (min. grade: C)Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2008, Fall 2007, Fall 2006, Fall 2004CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8868 - Practicum in Supervision

Description:Continuation of CHR 8858. Prerequisite: Master's Degree.Prerequisites:CHR 8858 (min. grade: C)Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2007, Spring 2006, Spring 2005, Spring 2004CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8870 - Prin of Addictions Counseling

Description:Exploration of various addicitions, counseling skills and techniques pertaining to each addiction.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 1996, Fall 1995CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8871 - Creativity in Counseling

Description:Exposure and experience with action-therapies using creative approaches. J. L. Moreno's theory of group therapy as Sociometry and Psychodrama will be explored as well as other therapeutic modalities using music, art, poetry and movement implementing, video, and audio.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2009, Spring 2008, Spring 2007, Spring 2006CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8873 - Substance Abuse Counsel

Description:The Substance Abuse Counseling course focuses on the effect the various substances have on the individual's physiological, sociological and psychological systems. Effective approaches for rehabilitating these negatively afflicted systems will be explored.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2014, Spring 2013CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8874 - Prevention Theory & Practice

Description:Theoretical foundation & evidence-based prevention practices for psychiatric & behavioral disorders. Application & critique of specific interventions in the context of student learning & application.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Summer 2016, Summer 2015, Summer 2014CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8875 - Adv Assess & Treat Sub Abuse

Description:Advanced course will prepare students to evaluate and provide individual intervention for substance-abusing individuals.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8876 - Adolesc Substan Abuse Treatmt

Description:Clinical training course. Overview of evidence-based screening, assessment, & treatment approaches for adolescent substance use, abuse, & dependency.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8880 - Psychopathology

Description:Introduces students to the multiaxial diagnostic system of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) with emphasis given to diagnosis and criteria for various disorders. Case material will integrate specific diagnoses as applied to a clinical setting.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2015, Fall 2014CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8883 - Ethics & Prof. Orientation

Description:Students will be presented with a systematic model for ethical decision making, considering personal and work values and the ethical standards of the American Counseling Association.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8884 - Human Growth and Development

Description:Developmental stages and tasks as they relate to mental health will be explored. Psychological, sociological, and biological dimensions will be reviewed and counseling strategies for dealing with problems and life crises will be demonstrated.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2015, Fall 2014CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8886 - Topics in Counseling

Description:Topics in School or Clinical Mental Health Counseling chosen according to instructor area of expertise.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 8892 - Intro. to Motivational Interv.

Description:This course provides a comprehensive overview of the theoretical background and techniques associated with Motivational Interviewing.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2016, Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2015CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 9031 - Independ Study & Res I

Description:Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2012, Fall 2011, Summer 2011, Spring 2011CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 9032 - Independ Study & Res II

Description:Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2005, Summer 1997, Fall 1996, Summer 1996CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 9033 - Independ Study & Res III

Description:Credit Hours:3Last Offered:CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 9034 - Thesis I

Description:Direction of writing of the thesis under supervision of an individual instructor. Restricted to CHR graduate students who elect the Thesis option.Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2015, Fall 2014CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 9035 - Thesis II

Description:Direction of writing of the thesis under supervision of an individual instructor. Restricted to CHR graduate students who elect the Thesis option.Prerequisites:CHR 9034Credit Hours:3Last Offered:Spring 2016, Summer 2015, Spring 2015, Spring 2014CRSE Attributes:NONE

 

CHR 9080 - Thesis Continuation

Description:Credit Hours:0Last Offered:Fall 1996CRSE Attributes:NONE

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