School Psychology Department
COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY IN SCHOOLS
This course explores theoretical foundations and practical interventions involved in counseling and psychotherapy with children adolescents, particularly as applied in school settings. Topics include establishing rapport, ethical responsibilities, intervention planning, psychodynamic techniques, and behavioral techniques, treatment of selected disorders, relationships with social services and other providers, transference and counter-transference, and the influence of social and cultural factors. Supervised experience in counseling of individual students is arranged through the concurrent Practicum III. Open only to students in the MA/CAGS or doctoral program in School Psychology.