COU CS500 - Practicum Seminar I: Helping Relationships I

(Credits: 2)

This course is linked to students’ first-semester practicum and provides them with a forum for integrating their classroom learning with their field experiences. The course introduces students to basic counseling skills as well as the intake interview and mental status exam; the class is largely devoted to learning and practicing these skills. Course content will also address, as needed: ethics, psychopathology, psychological theory, and the role of the self in counseling. Open only to students in the master’s program in Counseling Psychology or Forensic and Counseling Psychology. Co-requisite: FP511.