Apr 05, 2020  
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COUN 556 - Theories and Techniques of Counseling

3 hours
Provides a comprehensive survey of the major contemporary theories of counseling, as well as their implications for practice. Core topics such as historical context, theoretical principles and techniques, case analysis and treatment planning, cultural and gender considerations, and evidence-based status are examied for each theory. Students are given the opportunity to conceptualize selected case studies, decide on appropriate counseling interventions, and practice techniques that are commonly used in counseling practice. Each theory is evaluated from the Christian perspective and the relevance of such a perspective when choosing personal models is studied.