Course Descriptions

CodeCOUN
Number589P
TitlePracticum - Adult
Units3
DescriptionIn the counseling practicum students demonstrate knowledge of and skills in personal/social, academic, and career development domain assessments and individual and group interventions appropriate to a variety of adult counseling settings. Course includes a minimum of 100 clock hours of practicum experience that includes a combination of peer counseling related to personal/social, academic, and career development issues; community service programs serving adult populations; job shadowing of professional counselors; observing and being a participantobserver of group dynamics in various counseling settings; and attending meetings directly relevant to the functioning of a counseling staff and/or counseling center. At least 40 hours of the practicum experience involved direct client contact. Prerequisites: COUN 504, and either COUN 503 or 520 must also be taken before this course and the remaining course taken concurrently.