This course will provide students with the theoretical knowledge and clinical skills necessary in the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents. Focus will be on clinical practice, diagnostic skills, play and art therapy, family systems interventions and cognitive behavioral interventions. A review of issues and diagnoses unique to children and adolescents will be examined. Effective, evidence based clinical interventions for children and adolescents will be demonstrated and practiced. Ethical and legal issues in counselling minors will be examined. Prerequisites: COUN 0574, COUN 0674 and COUN 0677.
Course Code: COUN 0688 | Credit Hours: | Seminary Graduate Course