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counseling

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Courses 1-10 of 21 matches.
Family Counseling Methods   (COU-330)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Overview of the origins and development of family therapy; study of major theoretical modes, therapeutic principles, and intervention strategies; consideration of professional issues, current research, professional training, and personal qualities of the family therapist; laboratory practice sessions with simulated family-counseling episodes which will be videotaped for playback and critique.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain the history of family therapy from its origin, present and looking into its future.
  • Identify theoretical modes, therapeutic principles, and intervention strategies in relation to counseling.
  • Demonstrate understanding of identified theoretical modes, therapeutic principles, and intervention strategies in relation to counseling.
  • Identify professional issues, current research, professional training, and personal qualities of the family therapist.
  • Provide evidence of application of understanding of professional issues, current research, professional training, and personal qualities of the family therapist.
 
Family Counseling I   (PSY-348)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Emphasis is given to understanding of the origins and development of family counseling and therapy through identification of family roles, study of psychotherapeutic theory, psychotherapeutic principles, and psychotherapeutic intervention strategies.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Define the role of the family therapist and identify settings in which a family therapist would work.
  • Explain the history of family therapist from its origin, present, and looking into its future.
  • Identify and explain family roles.
  • Identify psychotherapeutic theory, psychotherapeutic principles, and psychotherapeutic intervention strategies.
  • Demonstrate understanding of identified theoretical modes, therapeutic principles, and intervention strategies in relation to psychotherapy.
  • Identify professional issues, current research, professional training, and personal qualities of the family therapist.
  • Provide evidence of application of understanding of professional issues, current research, professional training, and personal qualities of the family counselor.
 
Family Counseling II   (PSY-349)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Continued study in the understanding of the origins and development of family counseling and therapy through identification of family roles, study of psychotherapeutic theory, psychotherapeutic principles, and psychotherapeutic intervention strategies in relation to culture, divorce, remarriage, step-parenting/blended families, and LGBT couples and families.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Identify and explain family roles in relation to culture, divorce, remarriage, step-parenting/blended families, and LGBT couples and families.
  • Identify psychotherapeutic theory, psychotherapeutic principles, and psychotherapeutic intervention strategies in relation to culture, divorce, remarriage, step-parenting/blended families, and LGBT couples and families.
  • Demonstrate understanding of identified theoretical modes, therapeutic principles, and intervention strategies in relation to psychotherapy in relation to culture, divorce, remarriage, step-parenting/blended families, and LGBT couples and families.
  • Identify professional issues, current research, professional training, and personal qualities of the family therapist in relation to culture, divorce, remarriage, step-parenting/blended families, and LGBT couples and families.
  • Provide evidence of application of understanding of professional issues, current research, professional training, and personal qualities of the family therapist.
 
Paraprofessional Counseling   (COU-202)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Fund raising for nonprofit organizations: corporate, individual and foundation giving. Grant writing.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain why nonprofits exist.
  • Define a philanthropic gift and discuss why people make philanthropic gifts.
  • Discuss the importance of an organization's mission in fundraising and the role of a “case for giving” in any fundraising effort.
  • Name, describe and give examples of at least five methods of fundraising from individuals and/or organizations.
  • Use the fundraising cycle to describe the activities possible to secure a charitable gift from an individual.
  • Outline the grant proposal process.
  • Describe the methods to identify a grant prospect and discuss the importance of mission match in this process.
  • Name how volunteers, board members and staff are used in a fundraising effort, and provide a job description of at least one volunteer role.
  • Talk about why commissions are not appropriate in fundraising.
  • Explain why the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Code of Ethics is an important guide to staff, board and volunteers who engage in charitable gift fundraising.
 
Alcoholism Counseling I   (COU-345)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Fund raising for nonprofit organizations: corporate, individual and foundation giving. Grant writing.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain why nonprofits exist.
  • Define a philanthropic gift and discuss why people make philanthropic gifts.
  • Discuss the importance of an organization's mission in fundraising and the role of a “case for giving” in any fundraising effort.
  • Name, describe and give examples of at least five methods of fundraising from individuals and/or organizations.
  • Use the fundraising cycle to describe the activities possible to secure a charitable gift from an individual.
  • Outline the grant proposal process.
  • Describe the methods to identify a grant prospect and discuss the importance of mission match in this process.
  • Name how volunteers, board members and staff are used in a fundraising effort, and provide a job description of at least one volunteer role.
  • Talk about why commissions are not appropriate in fundraising.
  • Explain why the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Code of Ethics is an important guide to staff, board and volunteers who engage in charitable gift fundraising.
 
Introduction to Counseling   (PSY-331)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Fund raising for nonprofit organizations: corporate, individual and foundation giving. Grant writing.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain why nonprofits exist.
  • Define a philanthropic gift and discuss why people make philanthropic gifts.
  • Discuss the importance of an organization's mission in fundraising and the role of a “case for giving” in any fundraising effort.
  • Name, describe and give examples of at least five methods of fundraising from individuals and/or organizations.
  • Use the fundraising cycle to describe the activities possible to secure a charitable gift from an individual.
  • Outline the grant proposal process.
  • Describe the methods to identify a grant prospect and discuss the importance of mission match in this process.
  • Name how volunteers, board members and staff are used in a fundraising effort, and provide a job description of at least one volunteer role.
  • Talk about why commissions are not appropriate in fundraising.
  • Explain why the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Code of Ethics is an important guide to staff, board and volunteers who engage in charitable gift fundraising.
 
Counseling Adolescents   (PSY-343)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Fund raising for nonprofit organizations: corporate, individual and foundation giving. Grant writing.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain why nonprofits exist.
  • Define a philanthropic gift and discuss why people make philanthropic gifts.
  • Discuss the importance of an organization's mission in fundraising and the role of a “case for giving” in any fundraising effort.
  • Name, describe and give examples of at least five methods of fundraising from individuals and/or organizations.
  • Use the fundraising cycle to describe the activities possible to secure a charitable gift from an individual.
  • Outline the grant proposal process.
  • Describe the methods to identify a grant prospect and discuss the importance of mission match in this process.
  • Name how volunteers, board members and staff are used in a fundraising effort, and provide a job description of at least one volunteer role.
  • Talk about why commissions are not appropriate in fundraising.
  • Explain why the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Code of Ethics is an important guide to staff, board and volunteers who engage in charitable gift fundraising.
 
Counseling Adults   (PSY-403)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Fund raising for nonprofit organizations: corporate, individual and foundation giving. Grant writing.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain why nonprofits exist.
  • Define a philanthropic gift and discuss why people make philanthropic gifts.
  • Discuss the importance of an organization's mission in fundraising and the role of a “case for giving” in any fundraising effort.
  • Name, describe and give examples of at least five methods of fundraising from individuals and/or organizations.
  • Use the fundraising cycle to describe the activities possible to secure a charitable gift from an individual.
  • Outline the grant proposal process.
  • Describe the methods to identify a grant prospect and discuss the importance of mission match in this process.
  • Name how volunteers, board members and staff are used in a fundraising effort, and provide a job description of at least one volunteer role.
  • Talk about why commissions are not appropriate in fundraising.
  • Explain why the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Code of Ethics is an important guide to staff, board and volunteers who engage in charitable gift fundraising.
 
Multicultural Counseling I   (PSY-432)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Fund raising for nonprofit organizations: corporate, individual and foundation giving. Grant writing.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain why nonprofits exist.
  • Define a philanthropic gift and discuss why people make philanthropic gifts.
  • Discuss the importance of an organization's mission in fundraising and the role of a “case for giving” in any fundraising effort.
  • Name, describe and give examples of at least five methods of fundraising from individuals and/or organizations.
  • Use the fundraising cycle to describe the activities possible to secure a charitable gift from an individual.
  • Outline the grant proposal process.
  • Describe the methods to identify a grant prospect and discuss the importance of mission match in this process.
  • Name how volunteers, board members and staff are used in a fundraising effort, and provide a job description of at least one volunteer role.
  • Talk about why commissions are not appropriate in fundraising.
  • Explain why the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Code of Ethics is an important guide to staff, board and volunteers who engage in charitable gift fundraising.
 
Multicultural Counseling II   (PSY-433)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Fund raising for nonprofit organizations: corporate, individual and foundation giving. Grant writing.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain why nonprofits exist.
  • Define a philanthropic gift and discuss why people make philanthropic gifts.
  • Discuss the importance of an organization's mission in fundraising and the role of a “case for giving” in any fundraising effort.
  • Name, describe and give examples of at least five methods of fundraising from individuals and/or organizations.
  • Use the fundraising cycle to describe the activities possible to secure a charitable gift from an individual.
  • Outline the grant proposal process.
  • Describe the methods to identify a grant prospect and discuss the importance of mission match in this process.
  • Name how volunteers, board members and staff are used in a fundraising effort, and provide a job description of at least one volunteer role.
  • Talk about why commissions are not appropriate in fundraising.
  • Explain why the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Code of Ethics is an important guide to staff, board and volunteers who engage in charitable gift fundraising.
 
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