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COUN Courses:
COUN 6346 - Child and Adolescent Counseling

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5 credits

In this course, students examine empirically supported theories and techniques for working with children and adolescents in the counseling process. Students work toward enhancing their theoretical and practical understanding of the systemic interplay among children, adolescents, families, and the stakeholders in their lives. They engage in coursework and readings focused on a family-systems view of intervention, and they devote special attention to developmental, cognitive, behavioral, educational, multicultural, and environmental issues. Students assess a distinct group of empirically supported interventions aimed at improving individual and family functioning. They also explore the legal and ethical issues related to counseling children and adolescents.

Prerequisites for students entering May 29, 2023 and later

MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Prerequisites

  • CPLB 602L

MS in School Counseling

  • None

MS Dual Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling Prerequisites

  • None

Prerequisites for students entering prior to May 29, 2023

  • COUN 6785
  • COUN 6730
*Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an enrollment specialist [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information or visit School of Lifelong Learning for more information.