Counseling Psychology

  • SED CE 201: Intro Juv Just
    Overview of juvenile justice and the nature, extent, and causes of juvenile delinquency. Considers topics of delinquency prevention, youth-police interaction, juvenile court process, correctional intervention, and multi- systemic interactions. Includes an experiential component. 4cr. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Oral and/or Signed Communication, Ethical Reasoning.
    • Ethical Reasoning
    • Oral and/or Signed Communication
  • SED CE 305: Introduction to Human Development
    Examines human development through the lifespan (prenatal to death) using Bloom's three domains of learning (affective, cognitive, psychomotor) as a theoretical framework through which course content is organized. Students will investigate cross-cultural differences and similarities at each developmental stage, as well as causes and signs of atypical development. 3 cr.
  • SED CE 341: Working with Diverse Populations
    Students will be introduced to various cultural perspectives, beliefs, and social constructs in order to promote respectful and effective interactions with children, parents, and colleagues. Students will be provided with the tools to build cultural competence. 3cr.
  • SED CE 500: Introduction to Counseling
    Emphasis on understanding the theoretical basis of counseling. Introduction to learning skills involved in helping relationships. Selected reading in counseling theory and practice are assigned. Various types of counseling are explored. Open to counseling program students; senior undergraduates may also register with the approval of instructor. 4 cr.
  • SED CE 555: Teach Oldr Adlt
  • SED CE 605: Introduction to the Juvenile Justice System
    This course provides students with a foundational understanding of the juvenile justice system. Topics covered include youth involvement in the Court systems, DYS, and school-relevant issues. .5cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED CE 610: Substance Abuse Issues in Youth Populations
    This course provides students with a foundational understanding of the substance use and abuse issues during adolescence. The workshop examines the epidemiology, theories/models of addiction, treatment approaches, and practice issues important to the understanding of adolescent substance abuse. .5cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED CE 620: The Psychology of Performance Excellence: Talent Development
    This course is designed to promote critical awareness of the theories related to the development of extraordinary talent across a number of domains. We will examine the complex interaction of psychological, social, biological, genetic, and educational variables that contribute to the development to exceptionability. Domains and exemplars examined will include sport (exceptional athletes and coaches), medicine (outstanding cardiovascular and neurosurgeons), performing artists (dancers, musicians, actors), journalists (broadcast and print), psychology, education, and business. 4cr, 1st sem.
  • SED CE 630: Applied Positive Psychology
    Focuses on the scientific study of psychological aspects of living a fulfilling and flourishing life. Topics include happiness, empathy, optimism, friendship, goal setting, achievement, emotion, creativity, humor, and mindfulness. Students become familiar with theory and research in this relatively new subfield and critically consider application to their teaching, coaching, leadership, and/or counseling. 4 cr.
  • SED CE 635: Counseling Skills and Techniques
    Introduces students to the counseling skills essential for working directly with children, adolescents, and/or emerging adults in pre-practicum, practicum, and internship settings. Students use the course to develop knowledge and practice with clinical interventions and organizational dynamics. CPAHD students; others with instructor permission. 3 cr.
  • SED CE 640: Mndfl & Perf
  • SED CE 643: Mdflnes & Prfmn
  • SED CE 650: Counseling Skills & Techniques in Sport and Exercise Psychology
    Designed to develop competency in the understanding and application of the core mental skills of sport psychology and exercise psychology. The core mental skills include goal setting, visualization, arousal regulation, and self-talk. The student will learn how to use and teach these skills in a variety of settings. Students will understand the boundaries of the sport psychology consultant, and when to refer for other support services. 4 cr.
  • SED CE 705: Lifespan Development
    This course addresses human development from the prenatal period to death. Consideration is given to the interplay between social, cultural, cognitive, and biological influenced on the healthy development of children, adolescents, and adults. CPAHD students; others with instructor permission. 3 cr.
  • SED CE 710: Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
    This graduate level course will focus on child and adolescent psychopathology from a developmental framework, with attention to etiology, assessment, and treatment. Emphasis will be placed on DSM-V disorders. Case studies will be used to illustrate the text's descriptions and to reflect the influence of sociocultural factors in symptom manifestation. 3 cr. 2nd sem.
  • SED CE 715: Evidence Based Practices
    Develop an understanding of evidence based practices when counseling children and adolescents.?CPAHD students only; others?with instructor permission. 4 cr.
  • SED CE 720: SP&Prf Prac
  • SED CE 721: Sport & Performance Psychology Practicum II
    Two semesters of internships specifically focused on developing counseling and applied sport/performance psychology skills. Training in the conceptual and technical counseling skills and supervision to the students as they strive to become competent sport/performance psychology consultants. CPAHD students only; others with instructor permission.
  • SED CE 726: Clinical Assessment: Psychological Testing
    Introduction to the major assessment techniques in the field: interviews and psychometric tests. Test construction, reliability and validity will be presented. The major standardized instruments for measuring intellectual abilities and achievement, personality traits and functioning, aptitudes and interests, will be surveyed. 4 cr.
  • SED CE 730: Guiding the College Admission Process
    A review of the theoretical and empirical literature on universal educational access to the counseling practice of fostering college aspirations and guiding students through the choice and application process. Developmentally appropriate guidance across the lifespan applicable to diverse educational settings and the construction of useful tools will be emphasized. 2 cr.