2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CPSYC 3424 Counseling Children, Adolescents and Young Adults

Students examine current theories underlying the counseling of children and adolescents. The play approaches of Axline and Moustakas; the person-centered interviewing techniques of Rogers; Glasser's Reality Therapy; Skinner's behavior modification theory; Satir's family counseling; Freud's frameworks, and others are examined in some depth. Students use case studies and role-playing in order to experience personally the issues implicit in counseling with children and youth. In addition, the course facilitates self-exploration and self-understanding in order to prepare students for work as child or youth services professionals.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

One 1000-level CPSYC course AND CPSYC 2421