April 21, 2006

Classes

CSPP Special Topics Summer Courses:

MAY TERM

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5400-101 84149 9:05-4:25 WTh 5/24/-5/25 PeikH 225 Skovholt

Helping Skills for Advisors

This course will focus on seven areas: the helping process including the cycle of caring; the helping relationship; the exploration of the student’s concerns; promoting student understanding; setting goals; taking action; ethical issues.

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5400-102 81438 9:05-4:25 WTh 6/7-6/8 BuH 125 Skovholt

Resiliency: Development for Counselors, Teachers, and Health Professionals

Being resilient as practitioners requires us to consciously make choices that help sustain the work that we do. The resilient practitioner uses specific strategies to prevent burnout. Resiliency development is expressed with concepts like Boundaried Generosity, Self-Other Differentiation, Outcome Control, Work Reflectivity, Flow, the Process Measure of Success and Re-Creation. In addition, it is important to learn the Cycle of Caring skills of involvement again. This course focuses on the intense work demands experienced by helpers, teachers and healers, and considers practice and research-based solutions.

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5400-103 88261 9:00-11:30 MTWThF 6/5-6/9 BuH 120 Trotter

Integrative Wellness: Mind-Body Approaches

This course will cover mind-body and creative approaches to clinical practice in counseling, social work and related fields. This class will use scholarly research, experiential exercises, guest speakers and class discussion to explore clinical interventions including mindfulness meditation, guided imagery, relaxation techniques, creative writing and creative/art based interventions to promote healing.

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SUMMER TERM

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5400-001 87228 5:00-9:00 F 6/16 McDonald
8:00-4:30 S 6/17

Counseling Needs of Immigrants

This course will begin with a broad description of immigration patterns to the United States, will progress to exploring typical difficulties faced by immigrant groups, and will conclude with a discussion of appropriate counseling interventions. This course will assist those in the helping professions, such as counselors, social workers, and nurses, in deepening their understanding of immigrants and their concerns about living and functioning in the United States. A variety of teaching methods will be utilized, including lecture, large- and small-group discussion, individual research and reading, the internet, and an experiential component.

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5400-002 88486 6:00-8:10 MTWTh 6/12-6/15 Sanger
6:00-8:10 MTW 6/19-6/21

Crisis Intervention in Mental Health Settings

The course is designed to introduce students to the major features of crises that occur in mental health settings, including community agencies and college counseling centers. It will provide students with the opportunity to learn both theory and practical skills related to crisis intervention. Experiential learning through role-playing and group exercises will supplement lecture and class discussion.

Posted by kenne064 at April 21, 2006 2:35 PM