Counseling Practicum

This course provides students secondary group supervision and ethical training to support the counseling practicum. Required of all second-year students, the counseling practicum provides for the continued development of counseling skills through fieldwork at a community agency with on-site consultation and supervision. The practicum is designed to provide a supportive and instructional forum for students' initial experiences working with clients in community settings. In this course, students also study ethical guidelines relating to the counseling profession. Students discuss professional and personal issues as they relate to their development as beginning counselors. Discussion topics include client populations served, client transference and therapist countertransference, case presentations, agency structure and organization, and community resources. Prerequisite: CNST661. WT only.
Course Number: CNSW790
Units: 3.0