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Counseling (COUN) Courses

Upper-Division

COUN 301 GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING IN SCHOOLS (3-0-3)(F/S). Prepares teacher candidates to work with school counselors and understand guidance and counseling issues in the schools. Topics may include the role of the school counselor, student mental health issues, and multiculturalism in the student population. Self-awareness and socio-emotional development in teacher preparation may also be addressed.

COUN 458 DEPRESSION (1-0-1)(F/S). An overview of the symptoms and underlying causal factors associated with the range of depression-based disorders. Depression based problems are discussed in terms of the interactions between cognitive, behavioral, and affective factors and related treatments are presented. (Pass/Fail).

COUN 459 FEARS AND PHOBIAS (1-0-1)(F/S). An overview of the symptoms and underlying causal factors associated with the range of anxiety-based problems. Anxiety based problems are discussed in terms of the interactions between cognitive, behavioral, and affective factors and related treatments are presented. (Pass/Fail).

COUN 460 PLAY THERAPY APPLICATIONS (1-0-1)(F). Specialized instruction in play therapy techniques with different guest speakers each year as part of the Idaho Initiative for Play Therapy Studies annual conference. Students must pay an additional student fee upon registration, attend the entire two-day conference, and write a comprehensive reflection paper. May be repeated, maximum 4 credits. (Pass/Fail).