2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

GCOUN 6031 Counseling Young Children and Adolescents

Developmental, psychodynamic, multicultural and system theories are used to understand the selection and use of counseling interventions with children, adolescents, and their families. Four intervention modalities are explored: individual, group, family, and cross-system consultation. Students examine contextual and psychological factors that influence socio-emotional and behavioral challenges interfering with student well-being and academic success. Skills and techniques necessary in prevention, intervention, referral, and collaboration with parents, supervisors, teachers, and administrators in school and community settings will be emphasized.




For Counseling and Psychology and Expressive Therapies students, or by permission of the division's assistant director of advising and student services.