2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CPSYC 2551 Concepts & Skills in Professional Practice

This course combines theory with practice as students engage in the first of their required internships. The course focuses on the development of communication skills, clinical skills of interviewing, case study, and professional conduct. Students are exposed to the ethics governing the delivery of professional services, with special attention paid to social services in diverse communities. The internship component of the course is designed to help students integrate theory with clinical skills in practice. Students spend a minimum of 90 hours in the field throughout the semester. Students must secure an approved  internship site before the first class by working with the Internship Office. NOTE: Students must achieve a minimum grade of C to proceed in the following majors: Art Therapy, Counseling, Expressive Arts Therapy, Holistic Psychology & Wellness, and Psychology.




You must take ONE of the following courses before registering for this course: CPSYC 1551, CHMSR 1551, or CEDUC 1352


Fall and Spring


Students must secure an approved internship site before the first class.