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SED CE 769: Substance Abuse and Treatment
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the field of substance abuse, its prevention practices, and treatment modalities. Using a biopsychosocial perspective, students will learn the physiological and psychological effects of alcohol and other drugs, and the effects of substance abuse on individuals, families, and communities. 4cr.
SED CE 801: Cog Affect Bases of Behavior
The course will examine the central themes of cognitive psychology and how emotion/affect relate to these themes. Findings from experimental cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and emotion research will be considered. 4 cr. Either sem.
SED CE 802: Social Bases of Behavior
An overview of the major social psychological theories and issues, including seminal and contemporary studies. Examines the central themes of social psychology and how emotion/affect, cognition, and behavior all relate to these themes. 4 cr. Either sem.
SED CE 809: History & Systems of Psychology
Surveys the philosophical and theoretical foundations of psychology. Examines and interrogates psychology's Western worldviews and conceptions of knowledge, claims of objectivity, and sociopolitical neutrality. Also investigates the theories that shaped the emergence of mental health treatment and approaches to treatment. 4cr. Either sem.
SED CE 820: Comprehensive Project
The Comprehensive Project is an elective for all School or Child and Adolescent Mental Health Counseling students, to be completed in their final semester of study. Under the direction of their advisor, students develop and execute a research project, complete a comprehensive literature review, or develop and initiate an intervention, program, or curriculum. CPAHD students only; others with instructor permission. 3 cr.
SED CE 826: Intellectual and Behavioral Assessment (Child)
An applied/practical review of various forms of clinical child/family assessments including: structured and unstructured clinical interviewing; cognitive and achievement testing; behavioral and observational techniques; and visual-motor tasks; and assessments specifically designed to target symptoms of particular psychological disorders. 2 cr. Either sem.
SED CE 840: Psychodynamics of Marriage and Family
This is an introductory course that includes a comprehensive overview of the field of family systems and family therapy. This course will serve as an introduction to the theory and techniques of couples and family therapy. An attempt will be made to integrate theory and practice through assignments, class activities, and personal and professional self- reflection. Students will have the opportunity to reflect upon how they might actually use course content professionally in their respective disciplines. 4 cr.
SED CE 841: Theories of Human Development (Infancy, Childhood, and Early Adolescence)
Provides opportunities for understanding the fundamental inquiries, assumptions, theories, methodologies, and controversies that comprise the discipline of developmental psychology. Presents an in-depth historical and contemporary approach to the yet-enigmatic processes of human development throughout infancy, childhood, and early adolescence. required for all counseling students. Permission of instructor necessary. 4cr, 1st sem.
SED CE 842: Theories of Human Development (Adolescence and Adulthood)
Provides opportunities for understanding the fundamental inquiries, assumptions, theories, methodologies, and controversies that comprise the discipline of developmental psychology. Presents an in-depth historical and contemporary approach to the yet-enigmatic processes of human development during adolescence and throughout adolescence and adulthood. Required for all counseling students. Permission of instructor necessary. 4cr, 2nd sem.
SED CE 846: Practicum
Graduate Prerequisites: Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
Supervised field experience with students assuming responsibility for counseling, testing, placement, and follow-up of clients. Fieldwork w/lecture. 4 cr. Either sem.
SED CE 847: Theories of Group Counseling
A conceptual and experiential introduction to group dynamics. Participation in ongoing training group while studying the dynamics of group development. Covers group counseling approaches and models, issues of small group leadership, and styles of leadership. Treatment of group counseling goals, composition, phases, and research. 4 cr.
SED CE 848: Proseminar on Effective Interventions (Child)
An in-depth review of the principles of counseling youth, with particular emphasis on empirically supported treatments (EST's). Reviews theoretical perspectives and their research bases; explores change processes and outcomes associated with child psychotherapy; examines current state of the "EST's" literature. 2 cr. Either sem.
SED CE 849: Proseminar on Effective Interventions (Adults)
An in-depth review of the principles of counseling with adults, with particular emphasis on empirically supported treatments. Reviews theoretical perspectives and their research bases; explores change processes and outcomes associated with adult psychotherapy; examines current state of the literature. 2 cr. Either sem.
SED CE 850: Proseminar on Counseling and Psychotherapy Supervision and Consultation
Introduction to contemporary counseling and psychotherapy supervision and consultation theory, research and practice. Examines current models and relevant efficacy research, encourages students to identify models and approaches that are consistent with their developing professional theoretical orientation and interests. 2 cr. Either sem.
SED CE 851: Proseminar on Vocational Psychology
An advanced exploration of contemporary vocational theory, research, and practice. Examines current research and pedagogy in vocational psychology, particularly in relation to equity, social justice, and multiculturalism. 2cr. Either sem.
SED CE 852: Prevention in Counseling Psychology
An advanced exploration of contemporary counseling psychology research and methods in the field of prevention, with a particular focus on issues of equity, social justice, and multiculturalism. 2cr. Either sem.
SED CE 853: Proseminar on Counseling Health Psychology
Critical reviews of contemporary counseling psychology research topics and methods in the field of health psychology. Issues of equality and social justice, and multiculturalism will be explored in relation to health and wellness promotion and outcomes. 2 cr. Either sem.
SED CE 854: Proseminar on Advanced Research in Counseling Psychology
An advanced exploration of contemporary research topics and methods in the field of Counseling Psychology. Students develop research ideas that will advance the counseling psychology knowledge base. 2cr. Either sem.
SED CE 856: Seminar: Counseling Psychology
Introduction to professional psychology, its history and standards. Current status and directions in counseling psychology. Ethical principles and behavior. 1cr. Either sem.
SED CE 926: Advanced Clinical Child Assessment Practicum
Graduate Prerequisites: courses in psychopathology, psychological testing, and personality theory.
This serves as an advanced practicum addressing the domain of clinical child assessment. Emphasis is placed on evidence-based assessment practices and culturally competent, ecologically-based, case conceptualization. Fldwk w/ seminar. Instructor permission required. 2cr. Either sem.