289fall2006 - The mission of the College of Education at...

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The mission of the College of Education at San José State University is to prepare educators who have the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that ensure equity and excellence for all students in culturally diverse, technologically complex, and global community. The mission of the Department of Counselor Education at San Jose State University is to prepare professionals who have the knowledge, skills, disposition, and ethics to work in a highly diverse cultural community. EDCO 289 Advanced Seminar in Counseling Fall 2006 Professor: Lewis Aptekar PhD Email: laptekar@email.sjsu.edu Office: SH Room 417 (408) 924-3662 Office hours: Tuesday and Thursday and by appointment Class Hours and Location: Thursdays 4.00 PM to 6.45 PM First Class meets at SW 431 on August 24, 2006 @ 4.00 PM Prerequisite : Graduate standing. Technology and Skill Requirements: Convenient and dependable access to the Internet is necessary for enrollment in the class. Also, you must have basic computer skills. At a minimum these include the ability to use a word processor, send and read e-mail, download files, conduct Internet searches, and copy and paste paragraphs. Course Description This course is part of the advanced requirements in the counselor education program. It focuses on the theory and techniques of assessing children and adults. The purpose of this course is to provide participants with an opportunity to examine the concepts of multicultural issues affecting different populations. This semester, we will be reading about three different populations: Understanding and Counseling Refugees Understanding and Counseling Limited English Proficient Population Understanding and Counseling the Gay Population Course Goals To help students understand a variety of counseling techniques when working with children and families in particularly difficult circumstances in diverse cultural situations. To teach students about community counseling in diverse cultural situations. To assist students to become counselors and change agents in a multi-cultural environment. To expand students’ professional capacity to present information in professional environments. To expand student’s knowledge of issues affecting certain underrepresented populations. This course is mixed mode –classroom and web based instruction. It meets face-to-face four times as scheduled. Students will regularly need to use the Internet to review lecture notes, keep track of course announcements, get
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details on assignments, participate in discussions, and interact with the instructor and other students electronically on a weekly basis. Required Reading
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