April 25, 2012

Spirituality and Resilience Summer Course Announcement

Center for Spirituality and Healing
University of Minnesota


CSpH 5201
Summer 2012

Two graduate or undergraduate credits are offered by the University of Minnesota Center for Spirituality and Healing with a focus on:

• Personal growth and reflection
• Professional development in health care, education, prevention and other helping services
• In-depth exploration of resilience theory and spirituality
• Specific applications of the Resilience/Health Realization model to students' lives, professions and helping relationships
• With scheduling so working professionals may attend

Objectives include literature critique, examination of personal resilience and protective factors, analysis of historical relationship of resilience and spirituality, experience and description of the principles of health realization, development of criteria and standards for assessing resilience in self and others, and synthesis of the understanding into professionally appropriate applications for each student's situation. Students from previous terms consistently report the class as "life-changing" and "meaningful." Many say, "It should be required of all students at the University." and "It was the best course I have ever taken at the University of Minnesota."

The concentrated summer schedule offers an "immersion experience" in this interesting and important topic. Various options for course reading materials accommodate different learning styles, personal interests and stimulate meaningful group dialogue.

For registration details contact the Carla Mantel at the Center for Spirituality at 612-624-9459. For other questions please call the faculty person for this course: Kathy Marshall Emerson, at 612-554-0544 (marsh008@umn.edu). Fees vary for graduate program, undergraduate and continuing education non-degree status. Greatly reduced rates apply for senior citizens. Traditional graded, as well as audited or "S/N" enrollment status options are available.

Summer 2012 Dates/Location:
June 11 (M), 13 (W), 15 (F), 18 (M), 20 (W), 22 (F) from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. and June 16 (S) from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Class will be held on the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus in McNeal Hall, room 144.

Posted by rutka005 at 2:57 PM

November 9, 2011

Course Announcement - Psy 8502: Assessment

Psy 8502: Assessment
Course 10: 51290
Spring Semester 2012
3 Credits
Wednesdays 3:30-5:00 p.m. (Lecture)
Fridays 9:30 .. 11 :00 a.m. (Lab)
N595 Elliott Hall

Instructor: Laura Pendergrass, Ph.D., L.P.
The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with the basics of psychological
assessment. The course will introduce students to the development and applications of
specific instruments commonly used in counseling settings. Both clinical and vocational
assessments will be discussed. The course format involves lecture, discussion, case
presentations, counseling role-play activities, and in-class demonstration of assessment
and test interpretation techniques. In addition, students will have the opportunity to
develop their own assessment and test interpretation skills through applied practice in
the laboratory component of the class, which includes working with research
participants who will play the role of "clients." The class will encourage students to use
psychological testing to develop a deeper understanding of clients, including the cultural
contexts in which people live, as part of stronger case conceptualization and treatment
planning.
If you would like to enroll in the course, please leave your name, e-mail address, and
daytime phone number with Amy Kranz (625-3873; kranz007@umn.edu). Class limited to
10 students.

Posted by rutka005 at 11:10 AM

April 21, 2011

Course Announcement

May Session

EPSY 5461

Cross-Cultural Counseling

Section 101

(Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri) May 23- June 3, 2011

9:05am-1:05pm

125 Burton Hall

(Enrollment limited)


ý Anorexia in Hong Kong ý PTSD in Sri Lanka ü Schizophrenia in Zanzibar þ Depression in Japan

Do these terms have the same meaning and symptoms in these countries as the United States? These are some cases we will explore to understand how mental health is conceptualized across cultures and whether treatments comfort or collide with local customs. This course is designed as an introduction to the theory and practice of cross cultural counseling. It is intended for those considering a career in counseling or for those who may utilize counseling skills in their work. Other topics include:

Cultural Competence

Cultural Identity Development

Multicultural Counseling Models

Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity Cultural Intelligence Cultural & Language Barriers

Cross-Cultural Simulations Case Studies Video Demonstrations

Cultural Immersion Courageous Conversations

About Your Instructor: Dr. Michael Goh is an associate professor in the Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology Program, Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Goh's teaching, research, and service are focused on improving access to mental health services for ethnically diverse, new immigrant, and international populations. His current research program includes cultural competence in mental health practice, cultural intelligence, multicultural master therapists, the use of interpreters in mental health counseling, career development, and help-seeking behavior and attitudes across cultures and countries. Dr. Goh is a passionate teacher about culture in counseling and teaching. He is a U of M President's Distinguished Faculty Mentor and also a mentor for the American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship Program. He was voted Teacher of the Year in 1998 and won the CEHD Distinguished Teaching Award in 2006. Also in 2006, Dr. Goh was recognized by the Minnesota Psychological Association for his Distinguished Leadership in Psychology and Mental Health. In 2010, the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development of the American Counseling Association presented him with the Exemplary Diversity Leadership Award. He was also named the inaugural recipient of the College of Education and Human Development Marty and Jack Rossman Faculty Development Award for his creativity and innovation in scholarship, teaching, and service.

Posted by rutka005 at 3:40 PM

April 14, 2010

Course Announcement

Spirituality and Resilience

Center for Spirituality and Healing
National Resilience Resource Center
University of Minnesota

CSpH 5201
Summer 2010

Two graduate or undergraduate credits offered jointly by the University of Minnesota College of Continuing Education and the Center for Spirituality and Healing.

• Personal growth and reflection
• Professional development in health care, education, prevention and other helping services
• In-depth exploration of resilience theory and spirituality
• Specific applications of the Resilience/Health Realization model to students' lives, professions and helping relationships.
• Scheduled so working professionals may attend

Objectives include literature critique, examination of personal resilience and protective factors, analysis of historical relationship of resilience and spirituality, experience and description of the principles of health realization, development of criteria and standards for assessing resilience in self and others, and synthesis of the understanding into professionally appropriate applications for each student's situation. Students from previous terms consistently report the class as "life-changing" and "meaningful." Many say, "It should be required of all students at the University." and "It was the best course I have ever taken at the University of Minnesota."

The concentrated summer schedule offers an "immersion experience" in this interesting and important topic. Various options for course reading materials accommodate different learning styles, personal interests and stimulate meaningful group dialogue.

For registration details contact the Carla Mantel at the Center for Spirituality at 612-624-9459. For other questions please call the faculty person for this course: Kathy Marshall Emerson, National Resilience Resource Center, College of Continuing Education at 612-624-1693 (marsh008@umn.edu). Fees vary for graduate program, undergraduate and continuing education non-degree status. Greatly reduced rates apply for senior citizens. Traditional graded, as well as audited or "S/N" enrollment status options are available.

Dates/Location: June 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, and 25 from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
and Saturday June 19 from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Class will be held on the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus in a Classroom Office Building room to be announced.

Posted by rutka005 at 7:34 AM

December 8, 2009

Course Announcement

Spirituality and Resilience - Center for Spirituality and Healing
National Resilience Resource Center
University of Minnesota
CSpH 5201 Spring 2010

Two graduate or undergraduate credits offered jointly by the University of Minnesota College of Continuing Education and the Center for Spirituality and Healing.
Personal growth and reflection
Professional development in health care, education, prevention and other helping services
In-depth exploration of resilience theory and spirituality
Specific applications of the Resilience/Health Realization model to students' lives, professions and helping relationships.
Scheduled so working professionals may attend

Objectives include literature critique, examination of personal resilience and protective factors, analysis of historical relationship of resilience and spirituality, experience and description of the principles of health realization, development of criteria and standards for assessing resilience in self and others, and synthesis of the understanding into professionally appropriate applications for each student's situation. Students from last term report the class as "life-changing" and "meaningful."
The concentrated small seminar schedule offers an "immersion experience" in this interesting and important topic. Various options for course reading materials accommodate different learning styles, personal interests and stimulate meaningful group dialogue.

For registration details contact Carla Mantel at the Center for Spirituality at 612-624-9459. For other questions please call the faculty person for this course: Kathy Marshall Emerson, National Resilience Resource Center, College of Continuing Education at 612-624-1693. (kmarshal@cce.umn.edu) Fees vary for graduate program or continuing education enrollment status. Traditional graded, as well as audited or "S/N" enrollment status options are available. See www.cce.umn.edu/nrrc and click on "Events" and scroll to CSPH 5201 course description.
2010 Dates:
Meets 4:30-8:00 p.m.(Wednesdays 1/20, 2/3, 2/24, 3/24, 4/28)
and two Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (1/23 and 2/27)) for a total of seven sessions.
Twin Cities campus, TBA, St. Paul Campus anticipated

Posted by rutka005 at 9:55 AM

June 23, 2009

Course Announcement

PSY 8501: Counseling Psychology: History and Theories Fall Semester, 2009
3 Credits
Call # 15657
Mon., Weds., Fri 10:00-11:30 a.m.
N595 Elliott Hall
Instructor: Patricia Frazier, Ph.D.
The primary purpose of this course is to review the primary theoretical orientations used by practicing psychologists (e.g., cognitive, psychodynamic). Emphasis is placed on the (1) basic principles of each theory, (2) the application of each theory to practice, (3) the empirical support for each theory, and (4) multicultural considerations.
In addition to seminar discussions, presentations, and application exercises, we will have guest speakers talk about each theory and watch videotapes of counseling sessions by practitioners of the various theories.
If you would like to enroll in the course, please leave your name, e-mail address, and daytime phone number with Amy Kranz (625-3873; kranz007@umn.edu. Class limited to 10 students.

Posted by rutka005 at 10:24 AM

April 25, 2012

Spirituality and Resilience Summer Course Announcement

Center for Spirituality and Healing
University of Minnesota


CSpH 5201
Summer 2012

Two graduate or undergraduate credits are offered by the University of Minnesota Center for Spirituality and Healing with a focus on:

• Personal growth and reflection
• Professional development in health care, education, prevention and other helping services
• In-depth exploration of resilience theory and spirituality
• Specific applications of the Resilience/Health Realization model to students' lives, professions and helping relationships
• With scheduling so working professionals may attend

Objectives include literature critique, examination of personal resilience and protective factors, analysis of historical relationship of resilience and spirituality, experience and description of the principles of health realization, development of criteria and standards for assessing resilience in self and others, and synthesis of the understanding into professionally appropriate applications for each student's situation. Students from previous terms consistently report the class as "life-changing" and "meaningful." Many say, "It should be required of all students at the University." and "It was the best course I have ever taken at the University of Minnesota."

The concentrated summer schedule offers an "immersion experience" in this interesting and important topic. Various options for course reading materials accommodate different learning styles, personal interests and stimulate meaningful group dialogue.

For registration details contact the Carla Mantel at the Center for Spirituality at 612-624-9459. For other questions please call the faculty person for this course: Kathy Marshall Emerson, at 612-554-0544 (marsh008@umn.edu). Fees vary for graduate program, undergraduate and continuing education non-degree status. Greatly reduced rates apply for senior citizens. Traditional graded, as well as audited or "S/N" enrollment status options are available.

Summer 2012 Dates/Location:
June 11 (M), 13 (W), 15 (F), 18 (M), 20 (W), 22 (F) from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. and June 16 (S) from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Class will be held on the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus in McNeal Hall, room 144.

Posted by rutka005 at 2:57 PM

November 9, 2011

Course Announcement - Psy 8502: Assessment

Psy 8502: Assessment
Course 10: 51290
Spring Semester 2012
3 Credits
Wednesdays 3:30-5:00 p.m. (Lecture)
Fridays 9:30 .. 11 :00 a.m. (Lab)
N595 Elliott Hall

Instructor: Laura Pendergrass, Ph.D., L.P.
The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with the basics of psychological
assessment. The course will introduce students to the development and applications of
specific instruments commonly used in counseling settings. Both clinical and vocational
assessments will be discussed. The course format involves lecture, discussion, case
presentations, counseling role-play activities, and in-class demonstration of assessment
and test interpretation techniques. In addition, students will have the opportunity to
develop their own assessment and test interpretation skills through applied practice in
the laboratory component of the class, which includes working with research
participants who will play the role of "clients." The class will encourage students to use
psychological testing to develop a deeper understanding of clients, including the cultural
contexts in which people live, as part of stronger case conceptualization and treatment
planning.
If you would like to enroll in the course, please leave your name, e-mail address, and
daytime phone number with Amy Kranz (625-3873; kranz007@umn.edu). Class limited to
10 students.

Posted by rutka005 at 11:10 AM

April 21, 2011

Course Announcement

May Session

EPSY 5461

Cross-Cultural Counseling

Section 101

(Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri) May 23- June 3, 2011

9:05am-1:05pm

125 Burton Hall

(Enrollment limited)


ý Anorexia in Hong Kong ý PTSD in Sri Lanka ü Schizophrenia in Zanzibar þ Depression in Japan

Do these terms have the same meaning and symptoms in these countries as the United States? These are some cases we will explore to understand how mental health is conceptualized across cultures and whether treatments comfort or collide with local customs. This course is designed as an introduction to the theory and practice of cross cultural counseling. It is intended for those considering a career in counseling or for those who may utilize counseling skills in their work. Other topics include:

Cultural Competence

Cultural Identity Development

Multicultural Counseling Models

Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity Cultural Intelligence Cultural & Language Barriers

Cross-Cultural Simulations Case Studies Video Demonstrations

Cultural Immersion Courageous Conversations

About Your Instructor: Dr. Michael Goh is an associate professor in the Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology Program, Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Goh's teaching, research, and service are focused on improving access to mental health services for ethnically diverse, new immigrant, and international populations. His current research program includes cultural competence in mental health practice, cultural intelligence, multicultural master therapists, the use of interpreters in mental health counseling, career development, and help-seeking behavior and attitudes across cultures and countries. Dr. Goh is a passionate teacher about culture in counseling and teaching. He is a U of M President's Distinguished Faculty Mentor and also a mentor for the American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship Program. He was voted Teacher of the Year in 1998 and won the CEHD Distinguished Teaching Award in 2006. Also in 2006, Dr. Goh was recognized by the Minnesota Psychological Association for his Distinguished Leadership in Psychology and Mental Health. In 2010, the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development of the American Counseling Association presented him with the Exemplary Diversity Leadership Award. He was also named the inaugural recipient of the College of Education and Human Development Marty and Jack Rossman Faculty Development Award for his creativity and innovation in scholarship, teaching, and service.

Posted by rutka005 at 3:40 PM

April 14, 2010

Course Announcement

Spirituality and Resilience

Center for Spirituality and Healing
National Resilience Resource Center
University of Minnesota

CSpH 5201
Summer 2010

Two graduate or undergraduate credits offered jointly by the University of Minnesota College of Continuing Education and the Center for Spirituality and Healing.

• Personal growth and reflection
• Professional development in health care, education, prevention and other helping services
• In-depth exploration of resilience theory and spirituality
• Specific applications of the Resilience/Health Realization model to students' lives, professions and helping relationships.
• Scheduled so working professionals may attend

Objectives include literature critique, examination of personal resilience and protective factors, analysis of historical relationship of resilience and spirituality, experience and description of the principles of health realization, development of criteria and standards for assessing resilience in self and others, and synthesis of the understanding into professionally appropriate applications for each student's situation. Students from previous terms consistently report the class as "life-changing" and "meaningful." Many say, "It should be required of all students at the University." and "It was the best course I have ever taken at the University of Minnesota."

The concentrated summer schedule offers an "immersion experience" in this interesting and important topic. Various options for course reading materials accommodate different learning styles, personal interests and stimulate meaningful group dialogue.

For registration details contact the Carla Mantel at the Center for Spirituality at 612-624-9459. For other questions please call the faculty person for this course: Kathy Marshall Emerson, National Resilience Resource Center, College of Continuing Education at 612-624-1693 (marsh008@umn.edu). Fees vary for graduate program, undergraduate and continuing education non-degree status. Greatly reduced rates apply for senior citizens. Traditional graded, as well as audited or "S/N" enrollment status options are available.

Dates/Location: June 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, and 25 from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
and Saturday June 19 from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Class will be held on the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus in a Classroom Office Building room to be announced.

Posted by rutka005 at 7:34 AM

December 8, 2009

Course Announcement

Spirituality and Resilience - Center for Spirituality and Healing
National Resilience Resource Center
University of Minnesota
CSpH 5201 Spring 2010

Two graduate or undergraduate credits offered jointly by the University of Minnesota College of Continuing Education and the Center for Spirituality and Healing.
Personal growth and reflection
Professional development in health care, education, prevention and other helping services
In-depth exploration of resilience theory and spirituality
Specific applications of the Resilience/Health Realization model to students' lives, professions and helping relationships.
Scheduled so working professionals may attend

Objectives include literature critique, examination of personal resilience and protective factors, analysis of historical relationship of resilience and spirituality, experience and description of the principles of health realization, development of criteria and standards for assessing resilience in self and others, and synthesis of the understanding into professionally appropriate applications for each student's situation. Students from last term report the class as "life-changing" and "meaningful."
The concentrated small seminar schedule offers an "immersion experience" in this interesting and important topic. Various options for course reading materials accommodate different learning styles, personal interests and stimulate meaningful group dialogue.

For registration details contact Carla Mantel at the Center for Spirituality at 612-624-9459. For other questions please call the faculty person for this course: Kathy Marshall Emerson, National Resilience Resource Center, College of Continuing Education at 612-624-1693. (kmarshal@cce.umn.edu) Fees vary for graduate program or continuing education enrollment status. Traditional graded, as well as audited or "S/N" enrollment status options are available. See www.cce.umn.edu/nrrc and click on "Events" and scroll to CSPH 5201 course description.
2010 Dates:
Meets 4:30-8:00 p.m.(Wednesdays 1/20, 2/3, 2/24, 3/24, 4/28)
and two Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (1/23 and 2/27)) for a total of seven sessions.
Twin Cities campus, TBA, St. Paul Campus anticipated

Posted by rutka005 at 9:55 AM

June 23, 2009

Course Announcement

PSY 8501: Counseling Psychology: History and Theories Fall Semester, 2009
3 Credits
Call # 15657
Mon., Weds., Fri 10:00-11:30 a.m.
N595 Elliott Hall
Instructor: Patricia Frazier, Ph.D.
The primary purpose of this course is to review the primary theoretical orientations used by practicing psychologists (e.g., cognitive, psychodynamic). Emphasis is placed on the (1) basic principles of each theory, (2) the application of each theory to practice, (3) the empirical support for each theory, and (4) multicultural considerations.
In addition to seminar discussions, presentations, and application exercises, we will have guest speakers talk about each theory and watch videotapes of counseling sessions by practitioners of the various theories.
If you would like to enroll in the course, please leave your name, e-mail address, and daytime phone number with Amy Kranz (625-3873; kranz007@umn.edu. Class limited to 10 students.

Posted by rutka005 at 10:24 AM