Completed Coursework



 

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CPSY 600 - Introduction to School Counseling. Counseling and guidance in the schools for counselors, teachers, administrators, and other educational personnel. History and philosophy of school counseling, counselor roles and function, modes of intervention and ethics of school counseling included.

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EDPSY 603 Psychology of Human Development. Advanced lifespan human development: biological, cognitive, and social development from conception to death, emphasizing theories,
research, and applications to educational and psychological practice.

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CPSY 605 - Introduction to Community and Mental Health Counseling. Principles and problems of counseling in an agency setting. History and philosophy of psychological counseling, role and training of the counselor, modes of intervention, and ethics of counseling included.

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CPSY 606 - Pre-Practicum Interviewing Skills. Experimental laboratory designed to build basic counseling and interviewing skills. Practice in applying skills will take place through simulations, role playing, and audio and video tapes.

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CPSY 610 - Career Theories and Realities. Career development theories; relationship among career choice, life-style, and life-span development; psychosocial and reality considerations in life career development; applications of theories and reality conditions to self, others.

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CPSY 614 - Career Counseling, Assessment, and Interventions. Psychologist's and counselor's roles in using results from career-related assessment and diagnostic tools, intervention strategies related to career exploration, decision making, and life career adjustment; sources and application of career-development materials.

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CPSY 621 - Theories and Techniques of Counseling.  Investigation of major theories and techniques of counseling and psychotherapy. Examination of behavioral, psychoanalytic, person-centered, existential, and relationship-oriented counseling theories. Therapeutic attitudes, ethics, and techniques and their relationship to theoretical principles and concepts addressed.

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CPSY 623 Program Evaluation Theory and research in treatment and intervention
strategies; program methods, creation and evaluation

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CPSY 636 - Psychopathology. Symptoms and dynamics of psychological disorders with primary emphasis on their development, etiology, prevention, and supporting research evidence.

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CPSY 644 - Practicum in Counseling. Supervised experience in counseling, emphasizing working with  individual clients.

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CPSY 646 - Practicum in Counseling II. Supervised experience in counseling while in Trinidad, West Indies , working with school counselors and the local middle and high school students.

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 CPSY 653 - Research in Counseling Psychology and Guidance.  Investigate, summarize, and interpret research in counseling psychology and guidance. Write and submit a research report to fulfill course requirements.

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CPSY 678 - Theories and Techniques of Counseling the Culturally Different. Designed to build expertise in counseling people of black, Hispanic, Asian, and American Indian heritage. Emphasized understanding the social and political bases of counseling and therapy.

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CPSY 688 - Process and Techniques of Group Counseling. Major approaches to group counseling, including theoretical assumptions and basic principles and techniques with practice in using various approaches and focuses on dynamics and processes of interactions in group counseling.

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CPSY 685 Organization of a School Counseling Program.  Organization, administration, and functions of counselors, teachers, and administrators in guidance programs. Emphasized evaluation and improvement of effectiveness and efficiency of the guidance program in facilitating growth and development.

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CPSY 690 - Counseling Techniques. Another class taken in Trinidad , specific techniques in counseling.

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EDPSY 641 - Statistical Methods in Educational and Psychological Research. A basic statistical course for graduate students in education. Solving problems taken from the fields of education and psychology and include the computation, interpretation, and application of such statistical techniques as measures of central tendency, measures of variability, correlation techniques, validity and reliability, standard scoring techniques, probability, tests of significance, chi square, and analysis of variance.

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EDPSY 646 Tests and Measurements. Educational and vocational tests and measurements used for measuring proficiency, aptitudes, interests, and personality traits, and their use in the complete educational program.

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EDEL 626 - Discipline and Classroom Management: Some Practical Approaches. Practical ways for experienced elementary school teachers to create and maintain effective learning environments. Emphasizes approaches to prevention and remediation of disruptive classroom behavior.

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CPSY 695 Internship Hands-on experience at Hagerstown Elementary and Hagerstown Junior/Senior High schools.

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EDGEN 660 - Multicultural Ethics. Analysis of cultural and ethnic influence on the total operation of American schools.

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JOURN 211 - Media Writing II. Feature writing, news writing and AP style.

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JOURN 250 - Introduction to Advertising. A basic course in advertising practices and theories.

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EDFON 631 - Philosophy of Education. School practices and educational ideas as described and analyzed by philosophers of education.

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EDPSY 600 - Educational Psychology. Concepts related to learning and motivation. Theories, research and applications are explored with an emphasis on effective learning approaches and implications for instruction.

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EDGEN 550 - Education of Media and Technology. Use of technology in education.