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EPSY 419: Counseling Psychology Pre-Practicum (EPSY 419) Study of basic helping skills and professional ethics in professional psychology. The course links theory with practice, as students engage in the exploration of new helping skills and learn to analyze their developing counseling style and performance; includes an examination of relevant ethical standards and counseling theories, and their application in a multicultural context. Discussion and experiential activities are supplemented by films, videotapes, and case studies. Primarily for counseling psychology graduate students, though other students in programs with a mental health focus may be admitted with the consent of the instructor if space is available.

EPSY 420: Theories of Psychotherapy (EPSY 420) Study of counseling and psychotherapeutic processes and theories in relation to social and cultural developments. Coverage of major models and theories as well as current and historical trends and a review of counseling skills will be included.

EPSY 520: Counseling Psychology Practicum (EPSY 520) Intensive supervised experiences in applied educational psychology; use of a wide variety of diagnostic and observational techniques and treatment. Students may take more than one section.

EPSY 590: Advanced Seminar in Educational Psychology (EPSY 590) Seminar in educational psychology; topics relate to the areas of specialization represented by the various divisions within the department.