SCH CX610 - Counseling and Psychotherapy in Schools

(Credits: 3)

This course explores theoretical foundations and practical interventions involved in counseling and psychotherapy with children and adolescents, particularly as applied in school settings. Topics include establishing rapport, family-school collaboration, ethical responsibilities, intervention planning, psychodynamic techniques, behavioral techniques, treatment of selected disorders, relationships with social services and other providers, transference and counter-transference, and the influence of social and cultural factors. Supervised experience in counseling of individual students is arranged through the concurrent Practicum III: Clinical Practice