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2022-2023 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Dec 08, 2022
2022-2023 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog
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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
The course provides an overview of the professional practice of counseling. The content includes the origins of counseling and rehabilitation, the professions associated with professional counseling through the philosophy, legislative, and clinical history of the disciplines. The goal of studying history and foundations is to gain perspective on the nature and scope of counseling practice. Students are exposed to the requisite knowledge and skills for effective practice. Students understand need for and develop skills for professional and sociopolitical advocacy for the counseling professions and service recipients. The course also provides fundamental knowledge about psychosocial aspects of disability, including models of disability and adjustment to disability.
Academic Career: Graduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Grad Letter Grade

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