PS 206 Introduction to Guidance and Counseling MN
Doran, Anthony P.
Millington NSA TN
By appointment or before & after class
Jan 09 2006 - March 5, 2006
4:30 - 7:00 PM
Textbook: - Theory & PRactice of Counseling & Psychotherapy, 7th Edition by Gerald Corey, Brooks & Cole, 2005. IBSN 0-534-53605-0
- STUDENT MANUAL - Theory & PRactice of Counseling & Psychotherapy, 7th Edition by Gerald Corey, Brooks & Cole, 2005. IBSN 0-534-53606-9
Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore
Course Description: A survey of the guidance process, communication, functions of counseling, and various counseling theories. This course is designed to introduce students to the whole guidance process. Emphasis will be placed on an integrated approach to basic helping skills utilizing theory, practice, and case application. The course will provide students with the foundation to develop skills they need to establish effective helping relations. Suggested pre-requisite: PS101 or equivalent. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: My educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, web sites and writings. I will engage each student in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.
1. Demonstrate a basic level of competence in the use of vocabulary found in the guidance and counseling process.
2. Identify and critique key concepts found in the study of guidance and counseling.
3. Identify ethical issues in the guidance and counseling process.
4. Practically apply guidance and counseling concepts to one's life and circumstances.
5. Evaluate the guidance and counseling processes that occur in helping relationships.
6. Apply understanding of basic helping skills utilizing theory, practice, and case application.
Class Assessment: Students will be assessed in class via
- Exams (50%)
- Quizzes (15%)
- Paper (20%)
- Participation (15%)
Grading: Mid- term - 100 pts (25%)
Final - 100 pts (25%)
Quizzes (3) - (5% each)
Paper - 100pts (20%)
Participation - 100pts (15%)
Late Submission of Course Materials: Material generally can not be submitted late. Only the most special circumstances apply - death in the family, critially ill family member, deployment, etc.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Treat others with dignity and respect. Especially in a class in counseling and psychotherapy - be polite to one another. On personal topics whatever is said in the room stays in the room.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week 1 (Jan 10 & 12)
Tues Chapter 1 - Introduction - Different therapy
Thurs Chapter 2 - The Counselors: A person
Week 2 (Jan 17 & 19)
Tues Chapter 3 - Ethics
Thurs Chapter 4 - Psychoanalysis
Week 3 (Jan 24 & 26)
Tues Chapter 5 - Adlerian Therapy
Thurs Chpater 6 - Existensial Therapy
Week 4 (Jan 31 & Feb 2)
Tues Chapter 7 - Person-centered therapy
Thurs Mid-term (Chapters 1-7)
Week 5 (Feb 7 & 9)
Tues Chapter 8 - Gestalt therpay
Thurs Chapter 9 - Behavior Therapy
Week 6 (Feb 14 & 16)
Tues Chapter 10 - Cognitive Therapy
Thurs Chapter 11 - Reality Therapy
Week 7 (Feb 21 & 23)
Tues Chapter 12 - Feminist Therapy
Thurs Chapter 13 - Post Modern
Week 8 (Feb 28 & Mar 2)
Thurs - FINAL (Chapter 8 -13) & Paper due
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .