Unformatted text preview: Psychological Counseling
Fall 2016 Instructor:
Amy L. Copeland, Ph.D., M.P. Psych 3083_Intro_2015 1 Instructor Background
• Present Positions:
– Clinical & Medical Psychologist
Associate Professor, Psychology, LSU
Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology, Pennington Biomedical
Research Center • Education:
– B.A. Psychology, University of CA, San Diego, 1991
M.A. Psychology, State University of NY, Binghamton, 1994
Ph.D. Psychology, State University of NY, Binghamton, 1997
Clinical Internship, University of CA, San Francisco, 1996-1997
Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of CA, San Francisco, 19971998
– M.P., Clinical Psychopharmacology, Alliant University, San
Francisco, 2009 Psych 3083_Intro_2015 2 Course Information &
– Office Hours/Instructor availability
Text & Readings
Course Schedule • Attendance Psych 3083_Intro_2015 3 Portfolio Assignments
• Must be typed, double-spaced,
length varies with assignment. 1.
6. My Role as a Counselor, I (10 points)
Ethical dilemmas (20 points)
Intake interview (20 points)
Your Personal Theory (20 points)
Audio/videotaped therapy role-play (20 points)
My Role as a Counselor II (10 points) Psych 3083_Intro_2015 4 Example Portfolio Assignment
Portfolio Assignment #1: My Role as a Counselor, I • This assignment is the first half of a 2-part assignment.
• It is intended to be a developmental exercise, allowing
you to assess your counseling goals and interests preand post-course.
This assignment should be a minimum of 2 typed
pages. It is worth 10 points, and the second portion,
My Role as a Counselor, II (to be completed at the end
of the semester) is also worth 10 points.
You should address the following types of information:
Why are you taking this course?
Etc., more sample questions to address are listed on
assignment instruction handout. Psych 3083_Intro_2015 5 ...
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