EDCP - Education Counseling and Personnel Services

EDCP411 Principles of Mental Health (3 Credits)

Mechanisms involved with personal adjustment, coping skills, and the behaviors that lead to maladjustment.

Prerequisite: 9 semester hours in the behavioral sciences; or permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.

EDCP418 Special Topics in Leadership (3 Credits)

The special topics and leadership course will address a single topic related to leadership through the semester. In-depth study and analysis on the topic will be the basis for the course. Topics include gender and leadership, ethics and leadership, and culture and leadership. Leadership will serve as the foundation in the course.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.

EDCP420 Advanced Topics in Human Diversity and Advocacy (3 Credits)

This course will build upon students' knowledge of diversity in American society and will examine contemporary topics related to multiculturalism in educational and community contexts as well as strategies for advocacy in such venues. This course fulfills CORE requirements in diversity.

Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.

EDCP462 Disability in American Society (3 Credits)

Critical examination of the history of discrimination and analysis of current policies toward people with severe physical and mental disabilities.

Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 30 credits; and sophomore standing or higher.

EDCP489 Field Experiences in Counseling and Personnel Services (1-4 Credits)

Planned field experience in education-related activities. Credit not to be granted for experiences accrued prior to registration.

Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.

EDCP498 Special Problems in Counseling and Personnel Services (1-3 Credits)

Available only to major students who have formal plans for individual study of approved problems.

Prerequisite: Available only to major students who have formal plans for individual study of approved problems.

Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.

EDCP499 Workshops, Clinics, Institutes (1-6 Credits)

The following type of educational enterprise may be scheduled under this course heading: workshops conducted by the Department of Counseling and Personnel Services (or developed cooperatively with other departments, colleges and universities) and not otherwise covered in the present course listing; clinical experiences in counseling and testing centers, reading clinics, speech therapy laboratories, and special education centers; institutes developed around specific topics or problems and intended for designated groups.

Repeatable to: 6 credits.

EDCP605 Developmental Issues in Counseling Adults (3 Credits)

Theoretical approaches to adult development. The scope and variety of settings (industry, education, government) in which programs of adult counseling and guidance take place, and the nature of such programs.

EDCP610 Professional Orientation (3 Credits)

Survey of knowledge base and practices in counseling and personnel services specializations, professional ethics, credentialling relevant legislation, current issues.

EDCP611 Career Development Theory and Programs (3 Credits)

Research and theory related to career and educational decisions; programs of related information and other activities in career decision.

EDCP612 Multicultural Issues in Counseling and Personnel Services (3 Credits)

Socio-psychological, philosophical, clinical, and research topics related to the provision of counseling and personnel services, academic support, and career development for minority students on predominantly white college and university campuses. Implications of race and/or national origin on opportunities for personal, social, academic, and career development in educational settings.

Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.

EDCP615 Counseling I: Appraisal (3 Credits)

Collection and interpretation of appraisal data, synthesis of data through case study procedures. Development of interview skills.

Corequisite: EDCP618.

Restriction: Must be in a major within EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.

EDCP616 Counseling II: Theory and Practice (3 Credits)

Counseling theories and the practices which stem from such theories.

Corequisite: EDCP618.

EDCP617 Group Counseling (3 Credits)

A survey of theory, research and practice of group counseling and psychotherapy, with an introduction to growth groups and the laboratory approach, therapeutic factors in groups, composition of therapeutic groups, problem clients, therapeutic techniques, research methods, theories, ethics and training of group counselors and therapists.

Prerequisite: EDCP616.

EDCP618 Counseling Skills: Introduction to Practicum (1-6 Credits)

Development and utilization of counseling skills.

Corequisite: EDCP616.

Repeatable to: 2 credits.

EDCP619 Practicum in Counseling (2-6 Credits)

Sequence of supervised counseling experiences of increasing complexity. Limited to eight applicants in advance. Two hours class plus laboratory.

Prerequisite: EDCP616.

Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.

EDCP620 Introduction to Mental Disorders (3 Credits)

Understanding diagnosis and assessment of mental, addictive, and co-occurringmental/addictive disorders, using the diagnostic criteria of the most prevalent psychiatricdisorders as specified by the American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and Statistical Manuals.

Credit Only Granted for: EDCP789W or EDCP620.

Formerly: EDCP789W.

EDCP621 Practicum in School Counseling (3-6 Credits)

Sequence of supervised counseling experiences of increasing complexity.

Prerequisite: EDCP616.

Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.

Credit Only Granted for: EDCP619D or EDCP621.

Formerly: EDCP619D.

EDCP622 Human Development in the Counseling Context (3 Credits)

An examination of the development of individuals over the lifespan. A focus on human development theories and the ways in which those theories are utilized within the counseling process to promote optimal development of individuals and families across the lifespan.

Credit Only Granted for: EDCP789X or EDCP622.

Formerly: EDCP789X.

EDCP625 Counseling the Chemically Dependent (3 Credits)

Chemical dependency and its effects on the individual's personal, social, and work functioning. Counseling procedures for persons with drug and alcohol problems.

EDCP627 Process Consultation (3 Credits)

Study of case consultation, systems consultation, mental health consultation and the professional's role in systems intervention strategies.

Prerequisite: Graduate course in group process.

EDCP630 School-Based Behavioral Interventions (3 Credits)

Behavior assessment and intervention techniques from behavioral, cognitive-behavioral, and ecological models. Planning, implementation, and evaluation of behavior change techniques.

Restriction: Permission of instructor; and must be in a major in EDUC-College of Education.

EDCP631 Serving Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Clients in the Schools (3 Credits)

Conceptual and empirical literature about racially, ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse clients. Examination and integration of cross-cultural literature.

Restriction: Must be in the School Psychology or Counselor Education programs.

EDCP632 Cognitive Assessment (3 Credits)

Assessment of cognitive functioning of children and adolescents in reference to school learning and behavior problems. Administering, scoring and interpreting cognitive assessment instruments commonly used in school systems.

Restriction: Must be in the School Psychology program; or permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.

EDCP633 Diagnostic Appraisal of Children I (3 Credits)

Assessment of development, emotional and learning problems of children.

Prerequisite: EDCP632.

EDCP635 School Consultation I (3 Credits)

Theory and practice of consultation services in the school setting. Understanding of school culture. Introduction to problem solving model of case consultation for assessment and remediation of learning and behavior problems in the classroom. Practicum experience.

Restriction: Must be in the School Counseling program; or must be in the School Psychology program; or permission of instructor.

EDCP636 School Consultation II (3 Credits)

Didactic practicum in consultation services in the school setting. Case consultation and organizational consultation in the schools. Practicum experience.

Prerequisite: EDCP635.

Restriction: Must be in the School Psychology program; or permission of instructor.

EDCP640 School Psychology Seminar: Overview of the Specialty (1-2 Credits)

Overviews the specialty of school psychology, including history of the specialty, roles and functions of school psychologists, and current professional issues related to the specialty.

Restriction: Must be in the School Psychology program; or permission of instructor.

EDCP641 School Psychology Seminar: Professional Ethics (1-2 Credits)

Overviews ethical issues in the specialty of school psychology.

Restriction: Must be in the School Psychology program; or permission of instructor.

EDCP651 Group Counseling in Schools (3 Credits)

Issues and techniques of group counseling in schools.

Prerequisite: EDCP616; and for school counseling and school psychology students only.

Restriction: Permission of instructor.

EDCP652 Research in Counseling (3 Credits)

An exploration of basic and applied research, program evaluation, and associated measurement and evaluation skills crucial for professional school counselors.

Restriction: Must be in the School Counseling program.

Credit Only Granted for: EDCP652 or EDCP789Y.

Formerly: EDCP789Y.

EDCP655 Organizational Dimensions of Student Affairs (3 Credits)

Exploration of leadership and organizational change of student affairs programs in post-secondary education.

Prerequisite: EDCP610; or permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.

EDCP662 Psychosocial and Medical Aspects of Disability (3 Credits)

Appraisal and understanding of the psychosocial and medical aspects of disability and chronic illness, including their nature, causes, functional aspects and treatment; understanding of how psychological and social factors influence the adjustment processes in disability.

Prerequisite: EDCP610; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.

EDCP663 Rehabilitation and Treatment of Mental and Emotional Disorders (3 Credits)

Purpose and principles of rehabilitation and treatment methods of adolescents and adults with significant mental health disorders and dual diagnoses. Focus is on the individual as well as the family. The course includes information regarding etiology, assessment, treatment interventions, program planning, and program evaluation.

Prerequisite: EDCP610; or permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.

EDCP665 Family and Social Support Systems (3 Credits)

Principles and methods useful for understanding the role of family support systems in counseling. Specialized skills for counseling impaired adults and their families.

Recommended: EDCP610.

EDCP668 Special Topics in Rehabilitation (1-6 Credits)

EDCP669 Professional Issues in Counseling Psychology (1 Credit)

Introduction to counseling psychology, including history and development of the field, and current professional and scientific issues. Exploration of career, research, and professional development opportunnities.

Prerequisite: Open only to Counseling Psychology majors. Also offered as: PSYC669.

Formerly: EDCP695.

EDCP671 Intergroup Dialogue Facilitation Practicum (3 Credits)

Developing knowledge and skills for facilitating intergroup dialogues. Using the principles and content of intergroup dialogues to create scenarios for the practice of listening, understanding, and taking action under theories of social justice.

Prerequisite: EDCP616, EDCP614, and HESI771; or permission of instructor.

Restriction: Limited to college student personnel students only.

Credit Only Granted for: EDCP498L or EDCP671.

Formerly: EDCP498L.

EDCP672 Individual and Organizational Assessment in Student Affairs (3 Credits)

An examination of the scholarship and practice of assessment of college student learning and developmental outcomes as well as organizational practices that contribute to those outcomes.

EDCP680 Basic Didactic Practicum in Counseling Psychology (3 Credits)

In depth examination of counseling theories and techniques, and supervised experience in application of a range of counseling and therapy approaches.

Prerequisite: For Counseling Psychology majors only.

Formerly: PSYC776.

EDCP682 Counseling Psychology Didactic Practicum in Group Interventions (3 Credits)

In depth examination of theories and techniques of group interventions; supervised experience in group counseling.

Prerequisite: For Counseling Psychology majors only. Also offered as: PSYC682.

Formerly: EDCP718.

EDCP684 Counseling Psychology Didactic Practicum in Consultation (3 Credits)

In depth examination of theories and techniques of consultation on and off university campuses; supervised experience on conducting consultation.

Prerequisite: For Counseling Psychology majors only.

Formerly: EDCP789K.

EDCP685 Counseling Psychology Didactic Practicum in Counseling Supervision (3 Credits)

In depth examinatin of theories and techniques of counseling supervision, supervised experience in the process of supervising counselors.

Prerequisite: For Counseling Psychology majors only. Also offered as: PSYC685.

Formerly: EDCP745.

EDCP686 Counseling Psychology Didactic Practicum in Career Interventions (3 Credits)

In depth examination of theorectical approaches and issues in career interventions; supervised experience in career counseling and assessment.

Prerequisite: For Counseling Psychology majors only.

Formerly: EDCP777.

EDCP689 Seminar in Counseling Psychology (3 Credits)

Special topics in counseling psychology. Examples of topics include multicultural counseling, the counseling relationship, counseling and victimology, psychology treatment and health.

Prerequisite: For Counseling Psychology majors only.

Repeatable to: 12 credits if content differs. Also offered as: PSYC689.

Formerly: EDCP789.

EDCP690 Research in Counseling Psychology I (3 Credits)

Critical analysis of strategies, methodological, conceptual, and content trends.

Prerequisite: For Counseling Psychology majors only. Also offered as: PSYC690.

Formerly: EDCP778.

EDCP691 Research in Counseling Psychology II (3 Credits)

Critical analysis of trends and issues in counseling psychology science.

Prerequisite: For Counseling Psychology majors only. Also offered as: PSYC691.

Formerly: EDCP717.

EDCP692 Assessment in Counseling Psychology I (3 Credits)

Broad introduction to the construction of psychological tests and measures, and experience in test interpretation, with consideration of historical, legal, ethical, and cultural issues surrounding the assessment process.

Prerequisite: For Counseling Psychology majors only. Also offered as: PSYC692.

Formerly: EDCP789F.

EDCP693 Assessment in Counseling Psychology ii (3 Credits)

Supervised experience in administration, scoring, and interpreting major psychodiagnostic instruments used by counseling psychologists, as well as writing integrative assessment reports. Emphasis on hypothesis testing approach to assessment and on the counseling interview as an assessment tool.

Prerequisite: For Counseling Psychology majors only. Also offered as: PSYC693.

Formerly: EDCP789F.

EDCP694 Student Leadership Development (3 Credits)

Explores the development of leadership among college students including the study of leadership theory; a focus on how leadership is learned and developed; cultural demensions of leadership; and exposure to the current national scene in leadership associations, programs, and resources.

Credit Only Granted for: EDCP694 or EDCP789D.

Formerly: EDCP789D.

EDCP695 Ethical and Professional Issues in Counseling Psychology (3 Credits)

Exploration of ethical and professional issues in Counseling Psychology.

Prerequisite: Only open to Counseling Psychology majors. Also offered as: PSYC695.

Credit Only Granted for: EDCP669, EDCP688, EDCP695, PSYC688, or PSYC695.

Formerly: EDCP669 and EDCP688.

EDCP697 Multicultural Issues in Counseling Psychology (3 Credits)

Exploration of knowledge, attitudes and skills for providing counseling and psychological services to culturally diverse populations.

Prerequisite: Only open to Counseling Psychology majors. Also offered as: PSYC697.

Credit Only Granted for: EDCP697, EDCP699, or PSYC697.

Formerly: EDCP699.

EDCP698 advanced Didactic Practicum in Counseling Psychology (3 Credits)

In depth examination of approaches to or theories abouth intervention, and supervised experience in the application of those approaches or theories. Each practicum focuses on a particular approach, e.g., psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, cross-cultural.

Prerequisite: For Counseling Psychology majors only.

Repeatable to: 12 credits if content differs. Also offered as: PSYC698.

Formerly: EDCP776.

EDCP700 Theories and Strategies of Counseling Psychology (3 Credits)

Introduction to the professional field, examination of pertinent scientific and philosophical backgrounds, and survey of the major theories, principles, and training models in counseling. Correlated laboratory analogue experiences in dydactic and group interrelationships.

Prerequisite: For Counseling Psychology majors only. Also offered as: PSYC700.

Formerly: EDCP789J.

EDCP715 Appraisal Measures in Counseling (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: EDCP 615 and EDMS 646 or their equivalents. Interpretation and utilization in counseling of the career interest and personality measures.

Prerequisite: EDCP615 and EDMS646; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.

EDCP716 Advanced Counseling Theory Seminar (3 Credits)

Systematic investigation of methods of theory analysis and their application to counseling theory.

Prerequisite: Master's degree in counseling; or permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.

EDCP717 Evaluation of Research in Counseling (3 Credits)

Research on process and outcome in counseling. A review of research and appropriate research methodologies.

Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.

EDCP718 Advanced Seminar in Group Processes (2-6 Credits)

EDCP735 Seminar in Rehabilitation Counseling (3 Credits)

Part of the core curriculum for rehabilitation counselors. Designed to provide the advanced rehabilitation counseling student with a formal seminar to discuss, evaluate and attempt to reach personal resolution regarding pertinent professional problems and issues in the field.

EDCP738 Practicum in Child Assessment (1-6 Credits)

Administration of complete test batteries to children; supervision of initial interviews; test administration and scoring; interpretation and synthesis of test battery and interview material; the psychological report; verbal interpretation of test results; and recommendations. Taken initially with EDCP 633; repeated with EDCP 634 in the subsequent semester.

Corequisite: EDCP633 and EDCP634.

Repeatable to: 6 credits.

EDCP740 Issues and Methods in Counselor Education (3 Credits)

Competencies, current issues, and methods in the pre-service and continuing education of counselors.

Restriction: Must not be in Counseling and Personnel Services (Doctoral) program.

EDCP741 Multicultural Practice in Student Affairs: Self, Education, and Society (3 Credits)

Develop knowledge and skills in the area of multicultural practice in student affairs through the examination of oppression, power, and privilege and how these dynamics impact individuals, educational institutions, and societies.

Prerequisite: EDCP771.

Credit Only Granted for: EDCP741 or EDCP789Z.

Formerly: EDCP789Z.

EDCP742 Examining College Environments and Outcomes (3 Credits)

Explores theory and research on the impact of the college environment on undergraduate student outcomes. Discusses environmental theory and assessment, college impact theory, outcomes assessment, and implications of the above for higher education and student affairs.

Prerequisite: EDMS651; or permission of instructor.

Credit Only Granted for: EDCP742 or EDCP789K.

Formerly: EDCP789K.

EDCP745 Supervision of Counseling (3 Credits)

Survey of knowledge base, research approaches, and applied skills in supervision of counseling.

Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department; and must be in a major within EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.

EDCP746 Clinical Supervision of Pupil Personnel Services (3 Credits)

Supervision of role of psychologists and counselors in school settings; applied skills in supervision of services.

Prerequisite: Advanced Doctoral Students Only.

Restriction: Permission of instructor.

EDCP770 Service-Learning and College Student Development (3 Credits)

Historical roots, concepts, and principles of practice of service-learning in higher education; includes community service component.

Credit Only Granted for: EDCP770 or EDCP789Y.

Formerly: EDCP789Y.

EDCP771 The College Student (3 Credits)

A demographic study of the characteristics of college students as well as a study of their aspirations, values, and purposes.

EDCP772 Research in Student Affairs (3 Credits)

Research designs and approaches to research in student development and higher education. Development of research for research competency or dissertation proposal.

Prerequisite: EDCP656; or permission of instructor.

Restriction: Must be in the College Student Personnel program.

EDCP773 Designing Qualitative Research in Counseling and Student Affairs Contexts (3 Credits)

Introduction to philosophical and epistemological foundations, methodologies and methods associated with qualitative research designs appropriate in student affairs and counseling contexts.

EDCP774 Advanced Seminar in Theories of College Student Development (3 Credits)

An opportunity for in-depth study, dialogue, and reflection about theoretical frameworks for understanding the development of college students. Specific attention is given to enhancing knowledge and understanding of the development of students when social identities and their intersections are considered.

Prerequisite: EDCP771; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.

EDCP775 Facilitating Student Learning in Higher Education (3 Credits)

Application of selected models of college student development, learning styles, and related models of instruction to the assessment of characteristics and the design of learning environments.

Prerequisite: EDCP771; or permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.

Restriction: Must be in Counseling and Personnel Services (Doctoral) program.

EDCP776 Social Justice in Student Affairs and Higher Education (3 Credits)

An exploration of differences, biases, assumptions, limitations, and challenge with diversity in the context of higher education and student affairs. Focusing on issues of inequities with social identity group membership and the systems of power, privilege, and oppression in society.

Prerequisite: EDCP771 or EDCP741; or permission of instructor.

Restriction: Limited to college student personnel students only.

EDCP778 Research Proposal Seminar (3 Credits)

The development of thesis, dissertation or other research proposals.

EDCP788 Advanced Practicum (1-6 Credits)

Individual supervision in one of the following areas: (a) individual counseling, (b) group counseling, (c) consultation, or (d) administration.

Prerequisite: Previous practicum experience.

Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.

EDCP789 Advanced Topics in Counseling and Personnel Services (1-6 Credits)

EDCP797 Capstone Course: Program Planning (3-6 Credits)

EDCP798 Special Problems in Counseling and Personnel Services (1-6 Credits)

Master's AGS, or doctoral candidates who desire to pursue special research problems under the direction of their advisers may register for credit under this number.

Prerequisite: Master's AGS, or doctoral candidates who desire to pursue special research problems under the direction of their advisers may register for credit under this number.

EDCP799 Master's Thesis Research (1-6 Credits)

Registration required to the extent of six hours for Master's thesis.

EDCP870 Professional Issues Seminar (3 Credits)

Examination of issues that bear on professional issues such as ethics, inter-professional relationships and research.

Credit Only Granted for: EDCP656 or EDCP870.

Formerly: EDCP656.

EDCP871 Student Affairs Doctoral Capstone Seminar (3 Credits)

Broadening perspectives on issues in student affairs and higher education by exploring the multiple roles and responsibilities of campus administrators and faculty members.

Prerequisite: EDCP870; or permission of instructor.

Restriction: Must be in the College Student Personnel program.

Credit Only Granted for: EDCP789I or EDCP871.

Formerly: EDCP789I.

EDCP879 Internship in School Counseling (4-8 Credits)

Apprentice practice under professional supervision in an area of competence compatible with the student's professional goals. Credit not to be granted for experience accrued prior to registration. Open only to degree- and certificate-seeking graduate students.

Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.

Repeatable to: 9 credits.

Credit Only Granted for: EDCP888G or EDCP879.

Formerly: EDCP888G.

EDCP888 Apprenticeship in Counseling and Personnel Services (1-8 Credits)

Apprentice practice under professional supervision in an area of competence compatible with the student's professional goals. Credit not to be granted for experience accrued prior to registration. Open only to degree- and certificate-seeking graduate students.

Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.

EDCP889 Internship in Counseling and Personnel Services (1-8 Credits)

Internship experiences at a professional level of competence in a particular role with appropriate supervision. Credit not to be granted for experience accrued prior to registration. Open only to students advanced to candidacy for doctoral degree.

Prerequisite: Open only to students advanced to candidacy for doctoral degree.

Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.

Repeatable to: 8 credits if content differs.

EDCP898 Pre-Candidacy Research (1-8 Credits)

EDCP899 Doctoral Dissertation Research (1-8 Credits)

Registration required to the extent of 12-18 hours for a Ph.D. Dissertation.