Provides an introduction to professional, ethical, legal , theoretical, and practical aspects of counseling. Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of counselors, professional organizations, and associations. Historical and social context along with emerging professional issues and directions are included. National Standards and ethical guidelines fro practice are examined.
- Articulate and apply the implications of laws and court cases pertaining to diverse pupils in school settings.
- Apply the Education Code and compliance procedures relating to pupil personnel services.
- Identify, understand, and demonstrate respect of the professional responsibilities, limitations, trends, and issues faced by school counselors.
- Articulate and apply the implications of professional ethics relating to counseling including the application of the code of ethics of the American School Counseling Association and the American Counseling Association.
Why Choose National University?
We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 175,000 alumni worldwide.
#1 Choice for CA Teachers
NU has recommended more candidates for teaching credentials in CA than any other university in the state.
Accredited by NCATE
Sanford College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
Focus on one subject at a time — one month at a time — and finish your degree faster.
On Campus or Online
Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.
20+ Campus Locations
Attend class onsite at one of over 20 campus locations across California or in Nevada.
As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to servicemembers and dependents.