COUN 624: Counseling Practicum
This is the second clinical core course in the graduate counseling program. This course requires the students to participate in field placement appropriate to their chosen specialized population, community agency, school or higher education setting. Students complete a total of 100 semester hours each semester of direct and non-direct work with clients at the site as per national and state standards. Students are expected to implement a theoretical approach to counseling, complete progress notes, and develop treatments plans. Case presentations, clinical observations, and direct individual counseling are required. Weekly class supervision seminars on campus required as well as weekly supervision with an on-site supervisor. All direct client contact hours and indirect hours are entered in an ongoing log to be retained by the Program at the end of the semester. 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisites: COUN 552, COUN 577, COUN 588, COUN 595 and COUN 584, departmental approval, matriculation in Graduate Counseling Program.