University of Holy Cross “WE ARE SERVANT LEADERS WHO INSPIRE OUR STUDENTS TOACKNOWLEDGE THEIR DREAMS”COU 623-1Dottie M. Martin, Ph.D., LPC-S, NCC Foundations of School CounselingOffice Number:504-398-2188Summer 2016Cell Number:504-610-9079Email:[email protected]Class Meeting: Thursday, 7:00-9:29 pm, Room # 1118Office Location: (Counseling Offices 1522, Suite B)Office Hours: Monday (5:00- 7 pm), Thursday (4:00 – 6pm)NATURE OF GRADUATE WORKCourse work at the graduate level serves mainly as a guide to independent study. Students are expected to demonstrate knowledge, skills, and attitudes appropriate to their respective professionsrather than just to pass courses or simply comply with formal requirements. Graduate students are expected to exceed minimum requirements and assume responsibility in pursuing life-long learning that will best meet their professional needs.COURSE SYLLABUSI.COURSE DESCRIPTIONThis course is designed to develop the knowledge base of future school counselors in an effort to implement activities and programs that are essential for a comprehensive school counseling program. Principles of leadership, system change, and advocacy are discussed. State and NationalComprehensive School Counseling models are examined, and American School Counseling Association Standards are applied.II.COURSE RATIONALEThis course successfully meets the standards established by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Students who plan on pursuing a career in school counseling are required to acquire certain information and skills in order to become a professional school counselor. The related standards for a student pursuant of a master’sdegree in school counseling are covered in this course.
III.THE CATHOLIC INTELLECTUAL TRADITIONThe Mission of University of Holy Cross is that of the Marianite Sisters: to serve God and the community. University of Holy Cross serves God and the community as a beacon of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition. This tradition is catholic, encompassing all peoples seeking Truth. Because itis a tradition, persons communicate, interact, and share experiences over time and through cultures. Finally, this catholic tradition strives for intellectual excellence—knowing what can be known through desire, honesty, and integrity. This tradition has included great theologians, scientists, artists, writers, teachers and philosophers. It also arises in everyday teaching and learning from person to person, parent to child, and educator to student. University of Holy Cross embraces this excellence which flows from the Catholic Intellectual Tradition.IV.GENERAL EDUCATION/DEPARTMENTAL INTENDED STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMESUpon successful completion of the Master-level Graduate Program in Counseling, graduates should be able to:1.Practice professional counseling skills within the scope of a multicultural and changing society;2.Synthesize theoretical and empirical knowledge in the field of counseling;3.
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