SCP 560: Pre-Practicum in School Counseling

The Pre-Practicum in school counseling is designed to prepare school counseling students to design and deliver individual and small-group counseling approaches that promote school success, through academic, career, and personal/social development. Students will increase their understanding of human behavior including an understanding of developmental crises, disability, exceptional behavior, addictive behavior, psychopathology, and situational and environmental factors that affect both normal and abnormal behavior. The course thoroughly addresses ethical and legal considerations in the school counseling profession and applications of ethical and legal standards of ACA, ASCA and related entities.