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EDHS 1100Introduction to Youth and Social Innovation (3.00)
This course introduces students to major theories of youth development and examines the application of their tenets to the design and implementation of social innovations in youth programming. Using a theory of change model as the foundation, students will learn how to think critically about key issues facing youth today and relevant social science research on social innovation strategies designed to impact them.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
EDHS 1120So You Want to Change the World: Foundations of Community Engagement (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
How can we be part of creating a more just world? In this course, we'll aim to answer that question for ourselves by examining practices of youth and community engagement through a critical and discerning lens. We'll reflect on our own practice engaging with youth and their communities, examine our roles in those relationships and interactions, explore the complexities and importance of culture, and consider our own cultural influences.
Course was offered Fall 2017, Spring 2017
EDHS 2230Drug Awareness (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
This class is a comprehensive course highlighting issues related to drug use across the spectrum including the latest thinking on prevention and awareness, motivation for drug use, intervention, rehabilitation, and recovery. This course will provide key information regarding specific types of drugs and factors affecting their interactions with the human body.
EDHS 2240Substance Abuse (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Examines substance abuse and use in contemporary society. Treats topics from a multi-disciplinary perspective and includes biological, pharmacologic, cultural, social, psychological, political, economic, and legal aspects of substance abuse. Analyzes patterns of addiction, intervention, and rehabilitation with respect to alcoholism and other drugs. Examines assessments of costs, options, and alternatives to addiction, along with educational efforts toward prevention. Class discussions are an integral part of this course. Taught at the graduate level as EDHS 5240.
EDHS 2250Stress and Anxiety Management (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
This course presents the major models of stress, examines psycho-social, intrapsychic, and environmental causes of stress and provides an overview of stress's physiological and psychological impact. Building upon researched-based practice, students will experience and explore cognitive, behavioral, and physiological techniques and strategies so as to manage life's stressors more effectively.
Course was offered Fall 2017
EDHS 2260Keeping Children Safe: What Citizens Should Know and Communities Can Do (3.00)
Applying knowledge about the nature, causes, and correlates of child abuse and neglect, the course builds on experience in implementing Strong Communities for Children to engage entire communities in prevention of child maltreatment and promotion of family well-being. Many class sessions feature discussions with international, national, and grassroots leaders about participation of diverse community sectors in child protection and family support.
Course was offered Fall 2017
EDHS 2450Introduction to Communication Disorders (3.00)
A survey course of human communication, communication disorders, and the clinical professionals who improve the lives of people presenting with a communication disorder (including career opportunities, worksites, responsibilities, and compensation). Lectures contrast scientific understandings with society's perceptions of disordered communication through portrayals in popular culture media.
Course was offered Fall 2017
EDHS 2840Intro to Youth and Social Innovation (3.00)
What do we need to know in order to design effective youth programming and policies that promote the positive development of youth? This course focuses on how theories of development and theories of change inform social innovations that enhance youth thriving, what strategies promote creative problem-solving and innovative solutions for youth programming, and how current social innovations in youth programming address youth challenges.
Course was offered Fall 2017
EDHS 2860Fundamentals of Child Protection in Emergencies (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
This course will provide students with a core knowledge base of the organizations, principles and practices that working together are the foundation and informs the practice of Child Protection in Emergencies (CPIE). This course is designed to familiarize students with the principles and normative frameworks of humanitarian responses that shape the CPiE Sector.
Course was offered Fall 2017
EDHS 2889Fostering Leadership in Teenage Boys (3.00)
This course is designed to teach students to maximize effective mentoring, foster critical thinking, & understand the relationship of theories of masculine identity to the development of middle school age boys. Leadership, respect, authenticity, strength, social systems & their behavioral manifestations will be explored while class members work in a mentoring role with Middle School boys or in another mentoring relationship.
Course was offered Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
EDHS 2890Personal Development (2.00)
This course is designed for first-year students to assist them in identifying, clarifying, developing and critiquing personal needs and values. Emphasis will be placed on ramifications of personal values, especially in the areas of interpersonal relationships, academics, diversity, goal setting, lifestyle choices, career planning, healthy behaviors, responsibility and commitment in the areas of personal actions, community service and leadership.
EDHS 2891Issues Facing Adolescent Girls (3.00)
This course provides an opportunity for students to develop their leadership skills through involvement in academic service learning. Students will explore the psychological, social, and cultural issues affecting adolescent girls and apply this understanding through service with the Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP), a mentoring program that pairs middle school girls with college women for a year. Offered on the Undergraduate and Graduate levels. Graduate level requires additional readings and assignments.
EDHS 2892Issues Facing Adolescent Girls II (1.00)
A continuation of EDHS 2891 Issues Facing Adolescent Girls I, this one-credit academic, service-learning class focuses on developing leadership skills through the Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP). Students attend a weekly one-hour class and two-hour mentoring group, and spend four hours a month one-on-one with their mentee. For those not able to mentor, they can meet the class requirements by being involved in the YWLP research team. Prerequisites: EDHS 2891 Issues Facing Adolescent Girls I.
EDHS 2895Minding the Mind: Engaging Youth in Learning (3.00)
Learning is how we create knowledge of our world. This course overviews prominent theories of learning and affords the opportunity to deepen this knowledge through tutoring youth in school. The course covers methods of analyzing learning tasks, understanding the role of memory in learning, cultural and individual variations among learners, and principles for reinforcing and engaging learners. Class content mirrorsactivities with tutees.
EDHS 2900Practice in Community and Youth Engagement (1.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
This one-hour class is designed to monitor and provide support and supervision for students who work with youth in the community as part of their academic program.
EDHS 2950Advocating for Youth: Making Your Ideas Matter (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
How can you communicate your knowledge and your ideas for youth advocacy with impact? In this course, you'll focus on the power of quality writing and explore other ways to share ideas. The aim of this course is to strengthen the link between your passion and advocacy through effective communication and the written word.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016
EDHS 2995Change the World: Fdns of Community Engagement (3.00)
In whatever work you're engaged with, how can you make a meaningful contribution to the world? We'll learn about engaging with youth and their communities and about our roles in those relationships and interactions. We'll explore the importance of culture, reflect on our own practice in the Day in the Life community service learning program, examine the ethics of engagement, and learn about others who have sought to change the world.
EDHS 3002Anatomy & Physiology Lab II (1.00)
This course is designed to provide hands-on laboratory experience in anatomy and physiology. The course meets once per week for a guided laboratory experience using models, computer programs or other anatomic specimens. Specific emphasis is placed on the study of cells, tissues, organs and multiple systems of the human body.
Course was offered Spring 2014
EDHS 3055Development and Prevention of Youth Violence (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
This course examines social and psychological factors contributing to the development of violent behavior in youth, accompanied by an analysis of current prevention approaches. Each topic will include a case study followed by relevant social science research. Students will participate in simulated legislative hearings where they will present oral and written position statements on policy issues such as bullying. media violence, and gun control.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
EDHS 3100Media Socialization, Racial Stereotypes and Black Adolescent Identity (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
This course will introduce students to developmental differences in media engagement for younger children, older children and adolescents. Students will learn about media socialization, black racial stereotypes in the media, racial identity, racial socialization and how these variables may influence the identity processes of black adolescents.
Course was offered Spring 2017
EDHS 3110Understanding Autism (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
This course will provide a broad overview of autism, from historical perspectives to current scientific evidence. Challenges, strengths, and experiences will be examined from within a developmental framework and across developmental domains. Evidence-based approaches to assessment and intervention will be emphasized. The perspectives and lived experiences of individuals with autism and their families will be integrated throughout the course.
EDHS 3120Abnormal Psychology (3.00)
This course provides a broad overview of developmental psychopathology (abnormal psychology) - initially focusing on understanding basic concepts, historical context, developmental influences, theoretical perspectives, research methodology, and issues related to classification and assessment - followed by comprehensive information concerning major disorders (e.g., ADHD, major depression, anxiety, ASD, schizophrenia).
Course was offered Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
EDHS 3200Introduction to Counseling Student Athletes (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
What does it mean to be a student athlete? What roles can race, gender, and class play in the student athlete experience? This course is for any undergraduate student interested in analyzing the complexities of the lived experiences of elite student athletes through a counseling lens.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016
EDHS 3220International Communication Disorders Research (6.00)
This study abroad program allows students to (1) engage in the development of research projects that are related to the speech pathology and audiology major, (2) understand universalities and differences as they apply to speech and language, (3) study cultural and linguistic differences in research (e.g., topics chosen by researchers), educational, and therapeutic practices, and (4) develop skills in international networking.
EDHS 3240Peer Health Education (3.00)
Academic content and training on various health topics for college students. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
EDHS 3250Professional Development and Team Dynamics (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Interpersonal skills and relationships are more important than ever to employers. This course is designed for undergraduates who are preparing to enter the workforce to learn more about working in a team environment. We will focus on interpersonal and intrapersonal awareness, and application of course concepts including human development, psychology, and diversity through a team service learning project.
EDHS 3440Teaching Games, Rhythms and Dance (2.00)
Participation in, and understanding of, performance and teaching techniques for elementary games, rhythms, outdoor education, games, tumbling, cooperative activities, and dance. The main focus of this course is on pedagogical issues.
Course was offered Spring 2011
EDHS 3500Special Topics In Human Services (1.00 - 6.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Topical offerings in the subject of human services.
EDHS 3850Introduction to Counseling (3.00)
What is counseling? How do counselors work with clients whose values differ from their own? What are some evidence-based practices used in various settings? How might race, gender, and class influence the counseling relationship? The answers to these and many other questions will be explored through small and large group discussions, conversations with community stakeholders, role-plays, and individual and team research.
Course was offered Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
EDHS 3891Fostering Leadership in Girls and Women (3.00)
The aim of this course is to help YWLP Facilitators acquire the skills and knowledge required for successful facilitation as well as to provide lots of support. Given the diverse members of each group, the mentoring group curriculum, and other factors that affect the group, how can YWLP be the most rewarding experience possible for each group member? How can students grow as facilitators and leaders through their experience as YWLP Facilitators? Prerequisite: EDHS 2891 and EDHS 2892
Course was offered Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
EDHS 3895Peer Counseling Theory and Skills (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
This course explores the evolution of counseling theories of helping and considers how these theories can be used to better understand how and when one chooses to use peer helping interventions within a college setting. It is designed for all students interested in a career in helping, with emphasis on those who want to impact the student experience.
EDHS 4010Instructional & Assistive Technology Applications for Special Populations (3.00)
This course addresses the use and application of instructional and assistive technologies to promote client communication, learning, skill acquisition, and independence. Coursework includes an overview of the assistive technology assessment and delivery process, and options for alternative presentation within the therapeutic intervention plan or school curriculum.
Course was offered Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
EDHS 4020Clinical Phonetics (3.00)
Studies the structure and function of speech sound production. Teaches the basic skills of phonetic transcription for assessment and intervention purposes using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Provides students with fundamental knowledge to support their future studies of reading, speech and hearing science, communication disorders, and speech-language pathology.
Course was offered Fall 2017, Fall 2016
EDHS 4030Speech and Hearing Science (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
The course examines principal concepts and procedures for the study of physiologic, perceptual and acoustic aspects of voice, speech and hearing. The course leads the student into the fascinating world of new applications in daily life, in business, and especially in education and clinical work.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016
EDHS 4040Anatomy & Physiology of Speech & Hearing Mechanisms (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
This course examines the anatomical and physiological features of hearing, speech perception, language comprehension, speech production, language production, voice production, and swallowing.
Course was offered Spring 2017
EDHS 4050Introduction to Audiology (3.00)
Introduction to the profession of audiology. Examine common pathologies of the auditory system, the impact of hearing loss, conventional procedures used to assess hearing, and interpretation of audiological test findings.
Course was offered Fall 2017, Spring 2017
EDHS 4300Psycholinguistics & Communication (3.00)
This course focuses on the psychological processes that underlie the acquisition and the use of language. There is an emphasis on the interaction between linguistic skills and other cognitive skills. Topics include learnability, microgenesis of speech, bilingualism and variation, and a psycholinguistic approach to breakdowns (i.e., language pathology).
EDHS 4810Personal Adjustment and the Science of Happiness (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
What does it mean to be normal, well-adjusted or happy? Examine the common conception of how people adjust to life. What are appropriate ways of being, and what behaviors are abnormal or deviant? Learn factors that influence psychological adjustment in normal human development and the relationship between adjustment and personal happiness. Includes study, self-examination, mindfulness, personal projects and the science of creating happiness.
EDHS 4993Independent Study (1.00 - 6.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Independent Study
EDHS 4995Directed Research (1.00 - 6.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
EDHS 5010Phonetics (3.00)
Studies the structure and function of speech sound production. Teaches the basic skills of phonetic transcription using the International Phonetic Alphabet, and introduces basic theoretical issues in the study of phonology.
EDHS 5020Introduction to Speech and Hearing Science (3.00)
Examines principal concepts and procedures for the study of physiologic, perceptual, and acoustic aspects of voice, speech, and hearing. Prerequisite: EDHS 5010 and 5050.
EDHS 5050Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing Mechanisms (3.00)
Examines the anatomical and physiological substrates of hearing, speech perception, language comprehension, speech production, language production, and swallowing.
EDHS 5080Introduction to Audiology (3.00)
Introduces the profession of audiology. Examines common pathologies of the auditory system; the impact of hearing loss; conventional procedures used to assess hearing; and interpretation of audiological test findings.
EDHS 5220Career Development: Theory, Practice and Trends (3.00)
Are careers guided by careful planning beginning at a young age? Or are they a matter of chance. Perhaps it a little bit of both with additional factors you might not have thought of. Learn what goes into the multifaceted field of career development. In this course, you will learn about theories of career development, the practice career services, and trends within the field of career.
Course was offered Summer 2017
EDHS 5230Women, Work, and Wellness (3.00)
Have you wondered what the world of work looks like for women? Is it just about equal pay or could there be deeper, systemic dynamics and systems in place than we realize? And what about "having it all" or a work-life balance? Explore what women experience(d) in the workplace in the past, present, and future. Specific attention will be given to career development and wellness models related to women and gender using a growth-oriented perspective.
Course was offered Fall 2017
EDHS 5240Substance Abuse in Society (3.00)
Investigates substance abuse and use in contemporary society. Treats topics from a multi-disciplinary perspective, including biological, pharmacologic, cultural, social, psychological, political, economic, and legal aspects of substance abuse. Analyzes patterns of addiction, intervention, and rehabilitation with respect to alcoholism and other drugs. Examines assessments of the costs, options, and alternatives to addiction, along with educational efforts toward prevention. Class discussions are an integral part of this course. Credit may not be earned in both EDHS 2240 and 5240.
EDHS 5241Peer Support Programs: Research, Design & Evaluation (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
This course helps prepare students for their roles as advanced peer student supporters. The course builds on the basic understanding of the role and function of peer counselors. This course helps develop the more advanced functions of the peer support personnel: planning, implementation, and management of peer support programs, legal and ethical issues in peer support programming, and evaluation and accountability of programs and interventions. Prerequisite: must have completed EDHS 3895
EDHS 5242Counseling Student Athletes (3.00)
What strategies can we employ to help student-athletes tie a solid educational plan to their athletic pursuits? What roles can race and gender play in the student-athlete experience? What programs have proven to promote the personal/social, academic, and career success of student-athletes? These and many other questions are explored in this course. Restricted to graduate and advanced undergraduate students.
Course was offered Spring 2015, Spring 2014
EDHS 5500Selected Topics (1.00 - 6.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
These are designed as pilot courses to meet new program requirements, and changing needs in the field. Used also to offer experimental courses, and courses under development, these are announced and offered on a semester-to-semester basis. May be graded or S/U, depending on the instructor, and may be repeated.
EDHS 5620Emergency Medical Care (3.00)
Examines current approaches to the management of medical emergencies. Cardiopulmonary disorders, temperature-related injuries, poisoning, hemorrhaging, diabetes, emergency childbirth, epilepsy, fractures, and shock are presented. Investigates the components of a comprehensive emergency medical care system. Students are certified in CPR and First Aid.
Course was offered Spring 2012, Spring 2011, Spring 2010
EDHS 5840Forensic Psychology in Juvenile Justice (3.00)
This 3-credit hr interdisciplinary seminar in social science and law examines the role of forensic psychology in juvenile justice. Enrollment open to upper level undergraduate and graduate students as well as law (enrolled under Law 9083). The class will examine key juvenile forensic issues such as adjudicative competency, criminal responsibility, expert testimony, mental illness, sex offending, transfer to adult courts, and violence in schools.
EDHS 5891Issues Facing Adolescent Girls (3.00)
This course provides an opportunity for students to develop their leadership skills through involvement in academic service learning. Students will explore the psychological, social, and cultural issues affecting adolescent girls and apply this understanding through service with the Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP), a mentoring program that pairs middle school girls with college women for a year. Offered on the Undergraduate and Graduate levels. Graduate level requires additional readings and assignments.
EDHS 5980Practicum (1.00 - 6.00)
Practicum
EDHS 5985Internship (1.00 - 6.00)
Internship
Course was offered Summer 2012, Fall 2009
EDHS 5993Independent Study (1.00 - 6.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Prerequisites: Instructor Permission
EDHS 5995Independent Research (1.00 - 6.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Students will conduct independent research under the supervision of an academic advisor.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
EDHS 7020Evidence Based Practice (2.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
This is a course about clinical statistics, clinical research, and clinical practice. The central focus of the course is integrating clinical research, clinical expertise, and client values for informing clinical decisions. Lectures and hands-on learning experiences center on understanding and critically analyzing reports of clinical research, as well as systematic reviews, for the purpose of informing clinical practice.
EDHS 7040Cognitive Linguistic Development (3.00)
This course critically examines the typical and atypical development of cognitive skills and abilities that are fundamental to the development of language. Lectures and learning experiences establish a theoretical basis for cognitive and language development underpinnig a rational and systematic approach to clinical diagnosis and treatment. The course is foundational for clinical practice.
EDHS 7060Disorders of Phonology and Articulation (3.00)
A lecture-discussion and clinical study of development and disorders of phonology and articulation. Etiology, evaluation, and treatment are discussed. Prerequisite: EDHS 5010, 5050 (or concurrent enrollment), or instructor permission.
EDHS 7080Disorders of Fluency (2.00)
A lecture-discussion and clinical study of fluency disorders: development, theory, evaluation, and treatment.
EDHS 7090Disorders of Voice (3.00)
A lecture-discussion and clinical study of voice disorders, organic and functional: pathophysiology, evaluation, and treatment. This course includes a clinical laboratory experience. Prerequisite: EDHS 5050, 7190, or instructor permission.
EDHS 7120Prevention Intervention Assessment (3.00)
A clinical-methods course focusing on clinical decisions as they relate to prevention, screening, history taking, and current models of evaluation, intervention and counseling across (a) service-delivery sites in the continuum of care and (b) clinical populations. Additional emphases include culturally diverse populations, professional ethics, and clinical writing.
EDHS 7140Autism and Related Disorders (2.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Autism is a life-long neuro-developmental disorder substantially impacting an individual's ability to communicate. This class explores the history, etiology, assessment, and intervention strategies for working with people of all ages in developing communication skills necessary for daily living.
EDHS 7180Habilitative Audiology I (3.00)
Emphasizes the impact of hearing loss; techniques for improving communication with individuals who have hearing loss; the latest in hearing technology; basic principles of aural (re)habilitation for individuals who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, or experience disorders of auditory processing; and the perspectives of Deaf individuals. Prerequisite: EDHS 5080 or equivalent.
EDHS 7190Neuroanatomy & Neurophysiology of Communication, Swallowing, and Cognition (3.00)
This course examines the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of speech and language behaviors, as well as providing a comprehensive examination of the neurological substrates for communication, swallowing and cognition.
Course was offered Fall 2017, Fall 2009
EDHS 7200Counseling Student Athletes (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
How has the life of former Heisman trophy winner Ricky Williams been affected by social anxiety? What kind of resilience did Katie Hnida need to become the first female kicker in college football? In this graduate level course, we will learn and practice effective counseling skills for use with student athletes in individual and group settings.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016
EDHS 7210Introduction to the Profession of Counseling (3.00)
An introduction and professional orientation to: the history of the profession of counseling; the sociocultural, economic, philosophical, theoretical, and political bases of the profession; advocacy in the counseling profession; identity of professional counselors; and a survey of career opportunities for counselors. Prerequisite: Counselor education majors or instructor permission; required of all counselor education master's degree students.
EDHS 7220Introduction to Career Interventions (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Survey of concepts, issues, trends, and tools related to career development and effective career counseling. Introduces the study and application of career development theory; the use of educational, social, and occupational information and materials in counseling; career assessment; informational media; career decision-making; and the implementation of developmentally and culturally appropriate career counseling strategies. Prerequisite: Counselor education majors or instructor permission.
EDHS 7230Theories and Techniques of Counseling (3.00)
Analysis of theoretical approaches to counseling and representative techniques for each. Particular attention will focus on values and multicultural issues and their impact on the counselor, client, and process of counseling. Prerequisite: Counselor education majors or instructor permission.
EDHS 7240Group Counseling Procedures (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Students learn concepts of group development, group dynamics, and specific skills and techniques or working with groups. Includes participation in relevant class activities. Prerequisite: EDHS 7210, 7230, 7290, or instructor permission.
EDHS 7245Development and Psychopathology (3.00)
This course is intended to survey the literature pertinent to child & adolescent development & psychopathology. Explores the theiroes & critical empirical work on development & how these relate to identifying problematic difference or psychopathology. The goal will be to provide a basis for research on child & youth development that can advance the ability to reduce mental health problems and to inform other professional efforts in this area.
Course was offered Spring 2014
EDHS 7250Using Tests in Counseling (1.00)
Study of the role of standardized test data in counseling. Prerequisite: Counselor education majors; EDLF 7180, EDHS 7230, and instructor permission.
Course was offered Fall 2010
EDHS 7255Social Ecology: Schools & Community and Child Development (3.00)
The purpose of this course is to survey the literature on the roles of schools & communities as part of the social ecology of child development by bringing a greater consideration of schools and communities as settings of development with complex and powerful effects on child development. This course will consider effects on development and risk for psychopathology and other problems in functioning as well as foci for intervention.
EDHS 7260Community Leadership in Child Protection & Family Support (3.00)
Historical, philosophical, legal, and theological foundations of child protection in the United States. Community factors in child maltreatment. Community interventions in preventing child maltreatment and promoting family well-being. Planning for community initiatives to ensure fulfillment of children's right to personal security, with attention to involvement of schools, workplaces, religious institutions, civic organizations, etc.
EDHS 7270Research in Counseling (3.00)
Examines the role of research in the counseling profession, emphasizing the activities of the counselor as both a consumer and a producer of research. Prerequisite: Counselor education majors or instructor permission.
EDHS 7290Essential Counseling Skills (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
This initial course in counseling is required for all master's level students in the counselor Education program. The primary focus is on fundamental attitudes, knowledge, and skills necessary for developing effective helping relationships. A key feature of this course is the opportunity to practice essential counseling skills and experience the counseling process in a safe, controlled environment. This course also encourages self awareness and self exploration so that students can gain an understanding of how their own personal experiences, preferences, feelings, values, and world views impact their practice as a counselor. Prerequisite/Corequisite: EDHS 7210, 7230 or instructor permission.
EDHS 7291Essential Counseling Skills Lab (1.00)
EDHS 7291 is the lab that accompanies EDHS 7290: Essential Counseling Skills. The course affords practice of important therapeutic skills in a safe controlled environment and gives students individual feedback regarding skill development over the course of the class. Prerequisite: restricted to Counselor Education graduate students
Course was offered Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
EDHS 7300Multicultural Counseling (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Exploration of the personal, social, political, affective, and behavioral considerations of diversity. Multicultural competencies (awareness, knowledge, and skills) in counseling are emphasized as well as their relationship to advocacy and social justice. The course focuses on: developing awareness of one's own cultural socialization and inherent biases; development of accurate knowledge of various cultural groups within our society; and development of skills necessary to provide culturally relevant counseling services. Experiential learning is incorporated throughout the course. Prerequisite: EDHS 7210, 7230, 7290, or instructor permission.
EDHS 7330Ethical-Legal Aspects of Counseling (1.00 - 3.00)
There are two sections of EDHS 7330. Counselor Education students take Section one during their first year and Section two the summer between their first and second years. Section 01 is the prequel for section 02. In EDHS 7330-1 students focus on mandatory ethical behaviors, black letter code 1, and legal requirements for practicum and intern counselors. The stress will be on fundamentals. This course is one credit. EDHS-2 focuses on aspirational ethics, spirit of the ethical code and law. In EDHS 7330-2 students focus on reasons, philosophy, more complex ethical and legal cases, and enforcing ethical and legal standards for professional counselors. This course encourages consideration of some of the moral-ethical dilemmas faced by counselors and other helpers. Actual cases are used in focusing on ethical responsibilities and decision-making. Prerequisite: Counselor education majors or instructor permission.
Course was offered Summer 2012, Summer 2011, Summer 2010
EDHS 7620Personality (3.00)
Examines classical and modern theories of the origin and development of personality and human motivation. Prerequisite: EDLF 7150, 7160, or 7200.
EDHS 7630Seminar: Issues in Professional Psychology (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Reviews the historical antecedents of contemporary practice. Centers on ethics, regulation of the profession, legislative and legal issues relative to practice, interdisciplinary issues, public policy, future decisions and professional identity.
EDHS 7640Cognitive Assessment (3.00)
Introduces the administration, scoring, and interpretation of diverse psychological tests. Includes tests of intelligence, perceptual motor functioning, and various specific abilities. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
EDHS 7680Psychopathology (3.00)
Analyzes the etiology, development, and manifestations of various forms of emotional and social maladjustment in children, adolescents, and adults. Emphasizes developing the conceptual understanding necessary for differential diagnosis, symptom assessment, and use of the DSM system. Stresses the importance of cultural, social, and developmental factors. Prerequisite: EDHS 7620 and instructor permission.
EDHS 7690Principles of Stress and Stress Management (3.00)
Examines the integration of stress theory, assessment, and management within the counseling and helping professions. Explores the impact of stress on mental and physical health and the acquisition of coping skills.
EDHS 7700Health and Physical Education Teaching Seminar (3.00)
Analyzes current issues, such as safety, liability, and child abuse, related to teaching health and physical education (K-12). Prerequisite: Advisor permission; corequisite: EDHS 7710-7720.
EDHS 7710Teaching Associateship: Elementary Physical Education (6.00)
Student teaching experience for pre-service teachers that includes writing lesson plans and reflective teaching logs. Supervised by clinical instructors from elementary schools, in cooperation with University supervisors. Prerequisite: Advisor permission.
EDHS 7720Teaching Associateship: Secondary Health and Physical Education (3.00 - 6.00)
Student teaching experience for pre-service teachers that includes writing lesson plans and reflective teaching logs. Supervised by clinical instructors from secondary schools, in cooperation with University supervisors. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
EDHS 7993Independent Study (1.00 - 6.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Permits students to work on individual study topics, under close faculty guidance, when particular needs cannot be met by registration in regularly scheduled courses. May be repeated for credit; however, only six credits of EDHS 7993 may be included in an M.Ed. degree program. The independent study topic must be listed on the student's degree application. Section 1: Letter Grading Section 2: S/U Grading Prerequisite: Approval of advisor and instructor, and an approved plan of study.
EDHS 8000TNon-UVa Transfer/Test Credit (3.00)
EDHS 8020Disorders of Communication: Augmentative and Alternate Systems (3.00)
A lecture-demonstration course that introduces the techniques and materials essential to developing augmentative communication programs for children, adolescents, and adults who are non-vocal or severely physically handicapped. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
EDHS 8030Neurogenic Communication Disorders (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Review of contemporary issues in the practice of speech-language pathology for patients with dysarthria or apraxia of speech: includes semiology, etiology, pathophysiology and nosology. Introduces clinical practice, including evaluation, treatment and counseling. Prerequisite/corequisite: EDHS 5020, 5050, 7060, 7190 or instructor permission.
EDHS 8090Disorders of Language I (3.00)
Coverage includes language differences, language delays, language deviancies, and specific language impairment with topics ranging from language sampling to linguistic analysis, to intervention and counseling. Topical coverage also include linguistic diversity, bilingualism, early intervention, literacy acquisition, dyslexia and hyperlexia. Prerequisite: Language development course or instructor permission.
EDHS 8100Disorders of Language II (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Coverage includes semiology and clinical intervention for persons presenting with developmental aphasia, Down syndrome, Asperger syndrome, autism, pragmatic-semantic language disorder, sensory integration and motor disorder. Clinical interventions center on behavioral and family-centered approaches. Prerequisite: Language development course, EDHS 8090, or instructor permission.
EDHS 8110Disorders of Language: Aphasia (3.00)
Reviews contemporary issues in clinical aphasiaology, including epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, semiology, and nosology. Introduces clinical practice, including evaluation, treatment, and counseling. Prerequisite: EDHS 7190 or instructor permission.
Course was offered Spring 2010
EDHS 8120Disorders of Communication Based in Cognitive Dysfunction II (2.00)
Reviews contemporary issues in the practice of speech-language pathology for persons presenting with right cerebral hemisphere pathology, traumatic brain injury, dementia including epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, semiology, or nosology. Introduces clinical practice including evaluation, treatment, and counseling. Prerequisite: EDHS 7190 or instructor permission.
EDHS 8130Dysphagia (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
A lecture-discussion and clinical study of problems of swallowing. Reviews contemporary issues in the practice of speech-language pathology for patients presenting with dysphagia, including semiology, etiology, pathophysiology, and nosology. An introduction to clinical practice, including evaluation, treatment, and counseling. Prerequisite: EDHS 7190 or instructor permission.
EDHS 8150Clinical Seminars (1.00 - 6.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Section 1: Clinical Education Seminar in Speech Pathology I: A clinical seminar accompanying clinical practice. The seminar focuses on professional issues and the diagnosis and rehabilitation of children and adults with communication disorders. Practicum assignments are individually structured to provide clinical and field work experience with a variety of ages, patients, and rehabilitation settings, or in a particular aspect of professional specialization. Close individual supervision is maintained by clinical instructors, and each case is discussed in weekly conference. Section 2: Clinical Education Seminar in Speech Pathology II: A clinical seminar accompanying clinical practice in medical settings. The seminar focuses on professional issues and the diagnosis and rehabilitation of children and adults with communication disorders. Practicum assignments are individually structured to provide clinical and field work experience with a variety of ages, patients, and rehabilitation settings, or in a particular aspect of professional specialization. Close individual supervision is maintained by clinical instructors, and each case is discussed in a weekly conference. Section 3: Clinical Practice in Speech and Language Pathology: Clinical practice focusing on the diagnosis and rehabilitation of children and adults with communication disorders. Practicum assignments are individually structured to provide clinical and field work experience with a variety of ages, patients, and rehabilitation settings, or in a particular aspect of professional specialization. Close individual supervision is maintained by clinical instructors, and each case is discussed in a weekly conference. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
EDHS 8170Clinical Externship (1.00 - 6.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Clinical practice in the identification, diagnosis, and treatment of children and adults with communicative disorders. Programs are individually structured to provide experience with a variety of clinical populations, age groups, and specializations. The sites are off-grounds, and usually within a two hour driving distance of the University. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
EDHS 8220Consultation (3.00)
An examination of the models and process of consultation. Designed to expand the student's interpersonal skill repertoire. Emphasizes the practice of consultation appropriate to various work settings. Prerequisite: EDHS 7230, 7290, or instructor permission.
Course was offered Spring 2012, Summer 2010
EDHS 8240Substance Abuse Counseling (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Introduction to substance abuse counseling. Provides an understanding of the disease concept and other views of addiction, different methods of treating substance abuse, the process of recovery, the Twelve Step model, the role of the family in addiction, and counseling issues such as confronting denial, intervention, family counseling, relapse, and the role of the counselor in treatment. Emphasis is placed on developing skills through role play, case study, and interactions with substance abuse counselors and clients. Prerequisite: EDHS 7210, 7230, Counselor Education major, or instructor permission.
EDHS 8250Advanced Career Development and Career Counseling (3.00)
Advanced study of career development theories and research, and the application of theoretical propositions to career counseling. Emphasizes the integration of career development concepts into the counseling process. Prerequisite: EDHS 7220 and 7230.
EDHS 8290Counselor Education Master's Practicum (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
For students enrolled in the School Counseling program. A minimum of 100 on-site hours is required. A description of the setting, specifying the school level in which practicum occurred most be included on the student's application for graduation. Students are required to participate in on-grounds supervision. Prerequisite: EDHS 7210, 7230, 7290, 7310 or 8310 or instructor permission. Subject to availability of suitable practicum placement.
EDHS 8300Assessment in Counseling (3.00)
Studies assessment devices and techniques used by counselors. Also provides practice in the interpretation of test data with emphasis on communication principles. Prerequisite: EDLF 7180, EDHS 7250.
EDHS 8310Introduction to School Counseling (3.00)
Explores the planning and initiation of counseling programs in schools with an emphasis on understanding the role and function of counselors in schools, the planning, implementing, and managing of school counseling programs, the components of school counseling programs, legal and ethical issues in school counseling, and effective evaluation and accountability. Prerequisite: Counselor education majors or instructor permission.
EDHS 8340Counseling Children and Adolescents (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Explores concerns and problems that children and adolescents present to counselors. Focuses on applying developmental theories and examines resources and helping strategies appropriate for counseling children and adolescents. Prerequisite: EDHS 7210, 7230, EDLF 7160, or instructor permission.
EDHS 8350School Counseling Leadership, Advocacy & Consultation (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
This course presents theories, models and techniques related to working with school stakeholders (e.g. administrators, teachers, caregivers, and other school personnel). Specifically, it will focus on understanding the schools as systems and will emphasize the important school counselor roles of leader, consultant and advocate and their relationship to promoting equity. Prerequisite: EDHS 8290
EDHS 8380Topical Issues in Counselor Education (1.00 - 3.00)
Deals with a variety of professional issues in counseling, guidance, and personnel services. Topics are announced prior to registration and can be developed around the interests of prospective students. Must be prearranged. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
EDHS 8390Internship in Professional School Counseling (6.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
This is the required internship course for K-12 professional school counseling students. The internship is a two-semester, 600-hour placement in a public school. Students also attend on-grounds supervision. Internship may be repeated for credit. Intent to register must be filed preceding registration. A description of a student's internship school level must be included on the degree application. Prerequisite: EDHS 8290 and instructor permission.
EDHS 8500Selected Topics (1.00 - 3.00)
Additional sections on special topics may be offered subject to sufficient student interest. Section 1: Adapted Physical Education; Section 2: Athletic Training; Section 3: Biomechanics; Section 4: Exercise Physiology; Section 5: Health Promotion; Section 6: Motor Development; Section 7: Sports Medicine; Section 8: Strength Training; Section 9: Pedagogy Prerequisite: Instructor and advisor permission.
EDHS 8610Marital and Couple's Therapy (3.00)
Analyzes basic principles and techniques of marital and couple's therapy. Emphasizes the practical, covering theory as it relates to the interactional dynamics and behavior of the therapy. Experiential techniques (i.e., role playing, video tape, and live supervision) are an integral part of the course. Some therapy experience is desirable, although not required.
EDHS 8620Neuropsychological Assessment (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Provides doctoral level overview of major systems of neuropsychological functioning and how they may be assessed. Students will learn to administer, score, and interpret a variety of tests used in clinics to evaluate brain-behavior relationships. They also will learn how to perform standard neurological evaluations of major systems to determine likely neural pathology.
Course was offered Spring 2016
EDHS 8640Principles of Psychotherapy Advanced (3.00)
In-depth examination of cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic individual psychotherapy. The theoretical base and accompanying empirical literature of varying approaches are discussed with special emphasis on application of principles. Experimental techniques (e.g., role playing and observation of video tapes) are included. Continuation of EDHS 8630. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
EDHS 8660Personality Assessment I (3.00)
First of a two-semester sequence in personality assessment. Trains the clinical/school psychology graduate student in basic methods of clinical assessment using a battery of psychological tests, including both projective and non-projective instruments. There are two components to the first semester course: critical examination of theory and research on psychological testing; and a supervised practicum in clinical assessment. Clinical assessments of children and adults are covered. Prerequisite: EDHS 7640 and instructor permission.
EDHS 8670Personality Assessment II (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Second of a two-semester sequence in personality assessment. During this semester, students examine theory, practice, and research on the application of a variety of personality assessment techniques and instruments to specific diagnostic questions (e.g., assessment of psychotic, affective, neurotic, and borderline disorders); and continue learning to conduct personality assessments through a supervised practicum. Clinical assessments of children and adults are covered. Prerequisite: EDHS 8660 and instructor permission.
EDHS 8690School/Clinical Psychology Practicum (1.00 - 6.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Supervised field experience in activities central to the role of the school/child psychologist. Prerequisite: EDHS 7640.
EDHS 8691Clinical Practicum: Communication Disorders (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Clinical Practicum for Graduate Communication Disorders students
EDHS 8700Clinical Psychology Practicum (1.00 - 6.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Supervised placement in a setting designed to provide students with clinical experiences dealing with children, adults, and families.
EDHS 8710Psychosocial Consultation (1.00)
Seminar and practicum experience designed specifically for advanced doctoral students. Focuses on the theoretical and research issues that relate to the practice of consultation and supervision. In addition to the readings and class discussions, students engage in both consultation and supervisory activities. Students are challenged to draw upon their prior knowledge of psychological assessment, problem solving, methods of intervention, and psychological theory. Facilitates the integration of prior learning into practice. Prerequisite: EDHS 7680 and instructor permission.
Course was offered Summer 2016, Summer 2014, Summer 2012
EDHS 8720Group Therapy Interventions (3.00 - 6.00)
Designed to broaden and strengthen the group therapeutic skills and experience of doctoral students. Entails the observation of various group procedures and participation in an ongoing group experience. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
EDHS 8730Family Therapy: Theory and Techniques (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Examines major schools in the field of family therapy with a focus on learning how to conceptualize a case from these different perspectives. Special emphasis is on the application and evaluation of various intervention models to family problems commonly presented in therapy. Observation of actual cases is a required part of the course. Prerequisite: EDHS 8640, 8650 or equivalent, and instructor permission.
EDHS 8740Advanced Family Therapy (3.00)
Advanced seminar in family therapy is designed to give students an in-depth exposure to methods of family intervention. Includes both didactic and case format. Prerequisite: EDHS 8730 and instructor permission.
Course was offered Fall 2011, Fall 2009
EDHS 8750Psychological Intervention and Consultation in Schools (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Advanced study of the role and function of the psychologist in school settings. Topics include psychoeducational assessment and remediation procedures; varieties and techniques of appropriate psychological interventions in schools; models of, and national trends in, school psychology service delivery. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
EDHS 8800Clinical Internship in Speech-Language Pathology (12.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
This is a full-time semester-long clinical internship at an affiliating agency that may be located in Virginia or across the United States. Affiliating agencies include public schools and healthcare institutions in Virginia and throughout the U.S. Interns practice all aspects of Speech-Language Pathology under the direct supervision of one or more certified and licensed speech-language pathologist(s) employed by the affiliating site.
EDHS 8980Practicum (1.00 - 6.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Supervised field experiences under the direction of professional staff. Student should obtain approval from their advisor before registering for this practicum.
EDHS 8982Counselor Education Individual/Triadic Supervision (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
This course is intended to provide the individual and/or triadic supervision with a faculty supervisor. Students will engage in a variety of counseling related activities including providing individual and group counseling as well as conducting classroom guidance lessons. Students are required to have an average of one hour per week of individual or triadic supervision performed by a faculty supervisor. Prerequisite: EDHS 7290
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
EDHS 8998Masters Research Internship (1.00 - 12.00)
Designed to give masters students experience conducting research in professional settings appropriate to their disciplines. Prerequisites: Permission of Advisor.
EDHS 8999Masters Thesis (1.00 - 6.00)
Masters Thesis
EDHS 9090Doctoral Seminar: Communication Disorders (1.00)
Variable topics. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
Course was offered Fall 2010, Spring 2010, Fall 2009
EDHS 9210Advanced Group Counseling Theories and Practicum (1.00 - 3.00)
Advanced graduate seminar and practicum in group counseling theories and technique. Different theoretical approaches to group counseling along with accompanying techniques are studied in section 1; section 2 is a practicum in advanced group counseling and is subject to availability of suitable practicum placement. Section 2 may be repeated for credit. Section 1: Group Theories (2 credits) Section 2: Practicum (1 to 3 credits) Prerequisite: Counselor Education doctoral status, EDHS 7240 and 7290, or instructor permission.
EDHS 9220Advanced Individual Counseling Strategies and Practicum (1.00 - 3.00)
A group seminar designed to enhance students' individual intake, assessment, counseling and treatment planning skills. Subject to availability of suitable practicum placement. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: EDHS 7290 and instructor permission.
EDHS 9290Counselor Supervision Theories and Practicum (1.00 - 3.00)
Study of counselor supervision combined with a required experience as a supervisor-trainee. Section 1: Counselor Supervision Theories: Different theoretical approaches to counselor supervision along with accompanying techniques and practical application. (3 credits) Section 2: Counselor Supervision Practicum: May be repeated for credit. (1-3 credits) Prerequisite: Counselor education doctoral student or instructor permission.
Course was offered Spring 2010, Fall 2009
EDHS 9310Doctoral Seminar: Counselor Education (3.00)
Specialized study of the profession's present status, emphasizing research in the field and possible future directions. Prerequisite: advanced standing and instructor permission.
EDHS 9320Doctoral Seminar: Counselor Education (3.00)
This course is designed for advanced graduate students admitted to the counselor education program, or, with instructor approval, another doctoral program in the Curry School of Education. The course pvodies an extensive study of contemporary issues and trends in student research. The purpose is to provide students with an opportunity to examine the state of research in counseling or in their field, and based on this, to identify the subject of and prepare for the start of their doctoral dissertation study by designing a study and preparing a proposal. Prerequisite: Counselor Education doctoral student or instructor permission.
Course was offered Fall 2009
EDHS 9390Counselor Education Doctoral Internship: Teaching (3.00 - 6.00)
An individually supervised doctoral-level teaching internship for doctoral students in Counselor Education. Prerequisite: instructor permission; subject to availability of suitable internship placement.
Course was offered Fall 2010, Spring 2010, Fall 2009
EDHS 9490Pedagogy in Counselor Education (3.00)
This course is designed to provide students with a foundation ofor their teaching internship in Counselor Education. This course includes both didactic and experiential components and focuses on the examination of theoretical orientation and practical skills necessary to function effectively as a Counselor Educator.
EDHS 9500Advanced Doctoral Seminar (1.00 - 6.00)
Special topics and research analysis for doctoral students. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
Course was offered Spring 2010
EDHS 9740Internship in College Teaching or Supervision (1.00 - 6.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Opportunities for experienced doctoral students to teach courses or partial courses at the University, or to supervise student teachers under the guidance of a faculty member. Opportunities are arranged by the students with the assistance of the sponsoring faculty member.
EDHS 9750Seminar: Topics in Clinical Psychology (1.00 - 3.00)
Doctoral seminar covering selected topics in personality theory and clinical psychology. May be repeated for credit.
EDHS 9760Seminar: Topical Issues in School Clinical Psychology (1.00 - 3.00)
Deals with a variety of professional issues in school and child clinical psychology. Topics can be developed around the interests of prospective students. Must be prearranged. Course topics will be announced prior to registration and have included social and affective process in development and neuropsychology. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
EDHS 9761Child Therapy (3.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
This course is intended to provide knowledge of basic theory and research concerning child therapy. Students will become well versed in empirically based treatments for child and adolescent mental health. We will address the limitations of existing research on treatment efficacy and effectiveness. Students will become familiar with a range of therapeutic approaches, including play therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy.
EDHS 9762Social & Affective Processes in the Development of Children (3.00)
Provides knowledge of basic theory & research concerning social & affective processes in the development of children, with particular attention to different risk conditions in infancy & childhood, their antecedents & sequelae. Primary focus is the understanding of the role of social contexts (culture, community) & parent-child and family relationships in development. Also examines ways that biological, social & psychological processes interact.
Course was offered Fall 2009
EDHS 9763Theories of Behavior and Cognition (3.00)
The course considers prominent theories concerning human learning and cognition. Current research concerning cognitive and affective aspects of behavior will be examined in relation to basic theoretical models and, where appropriate, linkages to current practice will be made.
Course was offered Fall 2010
EDHS 9991Ed.D. Research (3.00 - 12.00)
Ed.D. Research conducted under the guidance of capstone committee. 12 hours required for graduation. Permission of Instructor required.
EDHS 9993Independent Study (1.00 - 6.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Independent Study
EDHS 9995Independent Research (1.00 - 12.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Independent Research
EDHS 9998Doctoral Research Apprenticeship (3.00 - 12.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Designed to give doctoral students experience conducting research in professional settings appropriate to their disciplines. Prerequisite: Advisor permission required.
EDHS 9999Doctoral Dissertation (3.00 - 12.00)
Offered
Spring 2018
Doctoral Dissertation Research completed under the guidance of dissertation committee. 12 hours is required for graduation. Permission of instructor required.