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Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research
Douglas Strohmer, Ph.D., Chair
Room 100, E.C. Ball Hall

In addition to the courses below, the department may offer the following Special Topics courses:
COUN 4010-29. Special Topics in Counseling and Personnel Services. (3). Topics varied and in the online class listings.

COUN 1661 - Career Development (3)
Relationship of interests, aptitudes and careers. Includes exploration of work settings and activities to support individual career planning. Students expected to investigate work settings, relate this investigation to academic programs, and utilize this information in individual career development.

COUN 4002 - Independent Study (1-3)
Opportunity for self directed study and/or research under the supervision of faculty member. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 semester hours credit. PREREQUISITE: consent of faculty member. (S/U).

COUN 4611 - Intro to Counseling (3)
Exploration of history, principles and administration of counseling services in community agencies, schools, business and industry; survey of applicable counseling services, skills and techniques.

COUN 4621 - Human Interactions (3)
Human relations exercises and other personal experiences related to effective learning climates. Includes communication skills for working in groups, one-to-one relationships, and identification and referral of persons to appropriate resources.

COUN 4781 - Strategy/Crisis Intervention (3)
Process of crisis intervention; study and practice in understanding crisis induced dysfunctional behavior, recognizing crisis situations, and crisis counseling procedures.

COUN 4783 - Alcohol/Drug Abuse Services (3)
Survey of human services for treating alcoholics and substance abusers. Overview of treatment strategies and philosophies.

COUN 4901 - Princ/Tech/Rehab Counseling (3)
Overview of broad field of rehabilitation, including philosophical, social, psychological, and legal basis of rehabilitation, professional practice, counselor's role and function in the rehabilitation process.

COUN 4913 - Medical/Psyc Aspects/Rehab (3)
Orientation to medical aspects of rehabilitation; basic medical terminology, bodily systems, and DSM diagnosis; theories, application, and research in psychological adjustment of individuals with disabilities; understanding of impact of external/environmental conditions on lives of individuals with disabilities.

COUN 4921 - Vocational Dev/Occupation Info (3)
Collection, evaluation, and use of occupational, educational, and related information in rehabilitation; familiarity with development of job descriptions and vocational surveys; study of labor market trends and theories of occupational choice.