CED617 School Counseling Intern. II
Lead Faculty: Ms. Lisa Rubel Spencer
Course DescriptionStudents are placed in a school settings ranging from elementary to high school and expected to perform a variety of counseling related activities for a minimum of 600 hours of supervised practice to be scheduled over a period of at least two months. Students must maintain a grade of satisfactory throughout the internship series. Grading is by H, S, or U only.
- Develop a functional understanding of the determinants of human behavior, including concepts of development and learning to practice.
- Develop a knowledge of social concerns (including but not limited to poverty, pregnancy, rape, child abuse, substance abuse, gangs, and suicide) and cultural diversity issues.
- Apply knowledge of the development and management of School Counseling Programs designed to meet the needs of school youth.
- Apply an understanding of the basic theories of individual counseling.
- Apply basic theories of group counseling and various other group techniques practiced by school counselors.
- Apply consultation, crisis intervention, and conflict resolution skills.
- Apply knowledge of career education programs including theories, major concepts, and resource materials.
- Demonstrate the ability to use outside resources and make appropriate referrals.
- Evaluate the school counseling program for competency of the national standards.
- Evaluate school and classroom wide learning environment for personal/social as well as academic development.
- Reflect dispositions of a Professional School Counselor.