PY 686: Pro Sem in Counseling I

Synonym:

86186 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Christina Devereaux

Credits:

3

Seats:

6

Semester:

Fall 2012

Meeting Schedule:

Tuesdays 8/28 - 12/18 (12:45PM-3:15PM)

Description:

Emphasis: Ethics
Restricted to DMT II students

The Professional Seminar will focus on the ethical standards and legal issues related to clinical practice. students’ will become familiar with the American Counseling Association Code of Ethical Standards, the ADTA Code of Ethics and the various statutory requirements that impact on the work with clients. The student will be able to recognize the ethical principles and legal issues related to the counselor role and to utilize this knowledge in their work with clients and colleagues. The student will be able to make case formulations and diagnostic statements, to demonstrate skills in treatment planning and to identify strategies for clinical interventions with clients and systems. The seminar also provides a vehicle for integrating internship experiences, conceptual material, and one’s personal style and development as a mental health professional.