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Online Counseling - Professional Courses

COUN 5311   (3-3-0)   Ethics in Professional Counseling

A study of the ethical guidelines, principles, and laws that govern the practice of counseling in a professional setting, including the examination of moral philosophy underlying ethical decision making, records management, business/family law, and the application of professional codes.  

  • Offered: Fall, Spring, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

COUN 5312   (3-3-0)   Counseling Theories and Techniques

A study of the philosophical and theoretical foundations of the helping process, focusing on selected theories and techniques of counseling as applied to normal and abnormal human behavior. An integration of the Christian worldview with counseling theory and techniques is emphasized.  

  • Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer, Online.
  • Prerequisite: PSYC 1301.

COUN 5314   (3-3-0)   Lifespan Human Development

An advanced study in developmental psychology with emphasis on physical, cognitive, social, emotional, sexual, personality, and spiritual development from conception to death within the context of basic theories of development, as they relate to counseling processes and strategies.   

  • Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

COUN 5317   (3-3-0)   Counseling Culturally Diverse Clients

A study of selected cultural groups, with emphasis on developing knowledge, skills, and attitudes for more effective counseling with persons from diverse backgrounds. Substantial attention is given to developing awareness of one’s own values, attitudes, and beliefs as they relate to counseling in a diverse society, with a focus on the commonalities of individuals as created in the image of God.   

  • Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

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