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EDCO 6130: Strengths Based Class Managmnt (3) Offerings
Presents classroom management theory, research and strategies for K-12 school setting. Designed for school counselors who deliver classroom-based lessons but are not classroom teachers.
Restrictions:Doctoral, Graduate only.
EDCO 6600: Introduction to Systems Theory (2) Offerings
Introduces students to the theory and research base for the school counseling program, focusing on a systemic understanding of individuals within their family, classrooms, schools and communities. Course Fee.
Restrictions:Doctoral, Graduate only.
EDCO 6670: Intro to School Counseling (4) Offerings
Overviews the history of the profession and the role of developmental school counseling in the K-12 setting. Covers such relevant topics as consultation and referral, individual and group counseling, large group guidance, and coordination of guidance and counseling programs. Serves as an introduction to the codes, organizations, and guidelines involved with the profession. Includes 20 hours of field observations of school counselors.
Restrictions:Doctoral, Graduate, Non-Matriculated students only.
EDCO 6671: Counseling Theory & Skills (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: EDCO 6675. Integrates theory, research and practice and provides students with a knowledge base in individual and family dynamics in terms of major counseling theories, principles and techniques. Provides the opportunity to develop basic counseling skills, integrate theory and practice, and prepare for counseling students in K-12 schools. Videotaped sessions with peers are evaluated by professor, supervisors, and peers. Extra fee.
Restrictions:Doctoral, Graduate only.
EDCO 6672: K-12 Comprehensv Sch Counslng (3) Offerings
Prerequisites: EDCO 6600, 6670, 6671, 6673, 6674, 6675, 6676, 6677, 6681, 6882, 6930, and 6931. Discusses the following aspects of a school counselor's work: developing and implementing a comprehensive school counseling program with emphasis on a balance of responsive services, systems support, individual planning and guidance curriculum; organizational responsibilities such as class scheduling, advising and placement; program evaluation; guidance curriculum development; and planning and instructing large group guidance lessons. Class should be taken toward the end of the student's program.
Restrictions:Doctoral, Graduate students only. Education - Grad Certificate only.
EDCO 6673: Group Counseling Practicum (3) Offerings
Prerequisites: EDCO 6600, 6670, 6671, 6675, and 6930 (either concurrent enrollment or completed). Focuses on the understanding of group theory, research and process, the development, implementation, and evaluation of small task-related groups in K-12 schools, and participation as a group member.
Restrictions:Doctoral, Graduate students only.
EDCO 6674: Intro Psychoeducational Assmnt (3) Offerings
Prerequisites: EDCO 6670 and EDU 6975. Examines theory and practice of assessment for school counselors and school psychologists. Provides exposure to major tests and appraisal instruments, assessment guidelines and procedures, and interpretation models used in area schools. Covers the basics of psychometric theory and interpretation.
Restrictions:Doctoral, Graduate students only.
EDCO 6675: Legal & Ethical Iss:Sch Counsl (3) Offerings
Presents the knowledge and skills needed to apply Washington state and federal law in the K-12 school setting. Explores school counseling codes of ethics and standards of practice. Students become familiar with standard procedures for dealing with issues such as abuse and discrimination.
Restrictions:Doctoral, Graduate only. Education - Grad Certificate only.
EDCO 6676: Resilncy/At-Rsk Assesmnt-Intvn (3) Offerings
Explores significant topics related to students and their families: person abuse, substance abuse, discrimination, changes in family roles and structures, crisis intervention, consultation about grief, suicide prevention, drop-out prevention, and preventative programs which alleviate the unique needs of students in the above areas as they interfere with a student's progress in school.
Restrictions:Doctoral, Graduate only.
EDCO 6677: Multicultural Counslng-Schools (3) Offerings
Focuses on promoting cultural competency for school counselors working with diverse populations. The course is organized around three components: promoting awareness of student's worldview; creating knowledge of various cultural groups; and learning cross cultural counseling skills.
Restrictions:Doctoral, Graduate students only.
EDCO 6679: Career Counseling in Schools (3) Offerings
Features a K-12 approach to career counseling, focusing on how career counseling and guidance can be the context for students meeting the school's overall learning goals. Provides a model for educational and career decision making through career developmental theories, programs, inventories and information services. Course Fee.
Restrictions:Doctoral, Graduate students only. Education - Grad Certificate only.
EDCO 6680: Special Ed:Programs & Methods (3) Offerings
Addresses the arenas in which school counselors and education teachers collaborate, including student populations such as developmentally or learning disabled, and gifted and behavior disordered. Discusses working with parents, referral sources, legal issues and in-school staff collaboration and consultation.
Restrictions:Doctoral, Graduate only. Education - Grad Certificate only.
EDCO 6681: Family Advocacy in K-12 Settng (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: EDCO 6672. Focuses on both the theory and skills to work collaboratively with families in K-12 school settings. Includes knowledge of diverse family influences on student learning, and introduces theoretical application of systems thinking to work with families and relevant organizations. Enables school counselors to meet relevant professional standards as outlined in Washington Administrative Code.
EDCO 6882: Positive Psych/Sprtlty Schools (3) Offerings
Explores the linkages between human spirituality and positive psychology. The usefulness and appropriateness of utilizing the students' expressions of spirituality in the educational setting to further their personal-social and educational development are also discussed. The course examines the major theories, research, ethical concerns, and best practices relating to spirituality-positive psychology connections. Through course activities and readings, participants will gain a richer understanding of their own spirituality and learn to dialogue effectively about others' spiritual formulation. Participants are asked to articulate their own spiritual lens and how it might influence their work with school-age children. Various approaches and materials that can assist counselors/educators in matters of student spirituality are explored.
Equivalent Courses:EDU 6882
EDCO 6900: Independent Study (1-5) Offerings
Student works with a faculty member on a mutually agreed upon topic. May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.
EDCO 6910: Peer Review (2) Offerings
Continuing certification class to meet OSPI requirement. Open to ESA certificated school counselors.
EDCO 6930: Individual Counslng Practicm I (3) Offerings
Prerequisites: EDCO 6671 and 6675. Provides students with a knowledge base in individual and family dynamics in terms of major counseling theories, principles and techniques. Students refine basic counseling skills, learn advanced counseling skills, and strategies for assisting students in K-12 schools. Video-taped sessions with peers are evaluated by professor, supervisors and peers. This course is an extension of EDCO 6671. Extra fee.
Restrictions:Doctoral, Graduate students only.
EDCO 6931: Individual Counslg Practicm II (3) Offerings
Prerequisites: EDCO 6671, 6675, 6930. Focuses on significant issues in counseling and advanced counseling skills and processes. Refines students counseling skills working with a student in a K-12 school setting. Audio tapes of counseling sessions will be evaluated by professor, supervisors and peers. Extra Fee.
Restrictions:Doctoral, Graduate students only.
EDCO 6940: School Counseling Internship (1-9) Offerings
Prerequisites: All EDCO courses. Develops competencies necessary for the school counselor. Extra Fee. May be repeated for credit up to 9 credits.
Restrictions:Doctoral, Graduate students only.
EDCO 6951: Topics in School Counseling (3) Offerings
Examines a current topic or issue in school counseling. May be repeated for credit 1 time.
Restrictions:Doctoral, Graduate, Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate students only.
EDCO 7202: Abnormal Psychology (3) Offerings
Uses the DSM-IV to explore the clinical world of psychopathology. Explores key concepts in exceptionality, deviancy, physiological and biological factors in personality and behavior. Presents etiology, diagnosis and the development of treatment plans with emphasis on working with children.
Restrictions:Doctoral, Graduate only.
EDCO 7900: Independent Study (1-5) Offerings
Student works with a faculty member on a mutually agreed upon topic. May be repeated for credit up to 9 credits.
EDCO 7910: Sch Counslng Suprvsn Seminar I (1-6) Offerings
This graduate level course provides students with both didactic and lab experiences related to supervision issues in counselor education. The course examines the major supervision theories, supervision models, research, ethical concerns, and best practices relating to supervision of counseling practicum students.
Restrictions:Doctoral only.



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