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

COUN 586 - School Counseling Internship

1-6 hours
This course consists of supervised field experience in a school setting. A total of 6 semester hours and 600 clock hours of clinical work are required. This will include a variety of activities that a regularly employed school counselor is expected to perform. At least 240 clock hours are required in direct client contact, individual counseling, group work, developmental classroom guidance, and parent/community conferences. This will be done under the supervision of a certified school counselor and will also include consultation with an assigned faculty supervisor and research on clinical issues.  The student must also attend a weekly 1.5 hour group supervision with the faculty supervisor.  Applications for Fall Internship experiences must be submitted for approval by April 15 of the previous school year. Applications for Winter Internship experiences must be submitted for approval by October 15.  Students must remain registered in 1 hour of Internship until they have completed all the requirements, regardless of whether or not they have registered for the number of credits required for graduation.  The student must register for this credit each semester until the course requirements are met and a grade has been issued. 
Prerequisite(s): COUN 585 ; completion of 27 semester hours in degree program; admission to candidacy