Graduate Catalog

COU 758 Counseling Students with Additional Special Needs

This course is designed to expose school counseling majors to children with special needs, psychiatric disorders, and low incidence disabilities in the school program. Students will study the various medical and psychosocial issues of students with disabilities, including students who have multiple disabilities. Emphasis will be placed on both preventative and remedial mental health services as well as collaborative and consultation services. Specific instruction in developing the social/emotional component of the IEP, developing behavior plans, and providing consultation in behavior management, social skills development, independent living skills training, and transition planning will also be discussed.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Prerequisites: COU 717, COU 721, and COU 732.

Distribution

Graduate, Masters