1 Graduate Program Summer 2015 Course Offerings Course # Title Instructor Day/Time Credits Location Size (max) EDCO 389 Internship in Jane Okech 5/20 8/5 3 Mann EDCO 220, 350, Wednesdays 374, 363 (Section 1) 3:00 7:00pm (Practicum), 375 Pre-Reqs Course Description Comments Supervised experience in counseling in a clinical mental health or school setting. This course is required for School track, MH track and Dual option students. Prerequisites: EDCO 220,350,374,363 (Practicum), 375 (School and Mental Health tracks), EDCO 340 (School track) and EDCO 361 (Mental Health track). EDCO 389 Internship in (Section 2) Anne Geroski 5/20 8/5 Wednesdays 3:00 7:00pm 3 Mann 102C 12 EDCO 220, 350, 374, 363 (Practicum), 375 Supervised experience in counseling in a clinical mental health or school setting. This course is required for School track, MH track and Dual option students. Prerequisites: EDCO 220,350,374,363 (Practicum), 375 (School and Mental Health tracks), EDCO 340 (School track) and EDCO 361 (Mental Health track). EDCO 387 Psychopharmacology Kevin Rodgers 6/2 7/7 Tuesdays 9:00 3 Mann EDCO 220, 350, 374, 378 or permission; Majors only. For permission call or This course is an introduction to neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and pharmacology as they pertain to mental health counseling. The course also covers commonly prescribed medications, ethical issues and the referral process. This course is required for MH track students. This course runs from June 2, 2015 to July 7, 2015, although it is listed that it runs from May 18 th to July 10 th.
2 EDCO 394 Research Methods in Happiness, Mindfulness, & Health Crisis Intervention: Assessment, Deescalation & Debriefing Lance Smith 5/18 8/7 3 Online 25 Majors only. For permission call or Anthony Quintiliani Anthony Stevens 7/2 8/6 Thursdays 9:00 This course is designed for counseling students to develop an understanding of research methods, qualitative and statistical analysis, needs assessment, and program evaluation. This course has been structured according to the curriculum standards as determined by the Council for Accreditation of and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). 3 Mann Open This course will utilize research; lecture- discussion, role-playing and skills practice activities in learning happiness skills and mindfulness skills to enhance health. The actual content and skills will be focused on counseling/psychotherapy, psychological and physical health promotion, intervention and recovery processes in healthrelated areas of need. 7/13 8/7 1 Mann 102C 25 Open This course is designed to provide human service workers, educators, school counselors and administrators with information regarding crisis response. Participants will learn how to assess the overall crisis situation as well as specific intervention and de-escalation techniques to be used in the moment. Participants will also be familiarized with crisis debriefing and stress management techniques to assist the post-crisis healing process and or
3 to reduce vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue. Students will also learn about referral options for all ages within Vermont s mental health care system. (In class days are 7/23 and 7/24) Class time 9:00 - Spiritually Oriented : Introduction Carol Fournier 6/15 7/10 1 Mann 102C 25 Open Engaging and supporting clients spiritual well- being in counseling is an essential aspect of offering comprehensive mental health care. Spirituality influences every aspect of mental health and life. The American Association has endorsed fourteen spiritual and religious competencies for counselors. Through this experiential insightful course, you cultivate the knowledge and skills necessary to gain a foundational understanding of spiritual and religious cultures; the effect of belief systems on psycho-social functioning; enhance your selfawareness about your own views, beliefs while considering their influence on your role as a counselor; you gain a foundational understanding that enhances your ability to offer a healing encounter with clients enhanced by spiritual and religious based resources as well as offering client support that is sensitive to their spiritual or religious cultures. (In class days are 6/15 and 6/18) Class time 9:00 -
4 Theory & Practice of College Using the ASCA National Model within School Programs Gary Margolis 5/18 6/12 1 Mann 102C 25 Open This two day course will focus on the developmental issues of college and university students in relation to common clinical presenting problems, predicaments and crises, as seen in a campus counseling center. We will review risk assessment and determining levels of needed and requested intervention, counseling and/or psychotherapy, in relation to on and off-campus mental health resources. The mental health needs of underserved and non-traditional students will also be discussed. Other topics will include understanding privacy and confidentiality; using consultation and supervision; engaging the arts in counseling; and self-care in high-stress environments. Class format will include instructor presentation, group discussion and role play and sharing relevant personal experience. Lance Smith 7/13 8/7 1 Mann 102C 25 Open This 1 credit hybrid course is designed for practicing school counselors who may be unfamiliar with the ASCA model, or who seek to more fully implement the model within their comprehensive school counseling programs. This course will address the four components of the model Foundation, Management, Delivery and Accountability the history of the ASCA national model, the literature that critiques (In class days are 6/1 & 6/4) Class time 9:00 -
5 and/or supports the model, and concrete strategies to implement the model within Vermont schools. (In class days are 7/28 & 7/30) Class time 9:00 -