PS 206 Introduction to Guidance and Counseling
S1R 2006 SCX
Christ, Susann T.
B.A., M.A, and PhD.
Scott Air Force Base
8-4:30 p.m. (M-F)
March 13 - May 7, 2006
7:45 pm - 10:15 pm
Textbook: Theory and Pactice of Counseling and Psychotherapy.
G. Corey, Brooks/Cole 6th edition
Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources: see Park University Website
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
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Two examinations will be given during the course consisting of essay questions. There will be a fifteen page term paper. There will be a weekly quiz covering material from the reading assignments.
Grading: Midterm exam 25%
Final exam 25%
Term paper 25%
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late submission of course material may result in a lower grade.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week 1 Chapers 1, 2 and 3
Week 2 Chapter 4
Week 3 Chapters 4,5 and 6
Week 4 Chapters 7, 8 and 9 (midterm)
Week 5 Chapters 9 and 10
Week 6 Chapters 11 and 12
Week 7 Chapters 13 and 14
Week 8 Chapters 14 and 15 (final exam)
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Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
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