Course Description

Focus on the integration and practical application of counseling skills and conceptual frameworks to create strategies to individually assist students with concerns in the areas of personal, social, educational and career development. This course contributes to the counseling proficiency component of the program and is required of all candidates enrolled in the Educational Counseling program.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze appropriate skills used in individual counseling with students in P-12 school settings.
  • Develop a comprehensive counseling plan.
  • Examine ethical and legal issues in counseling P-12 students.

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