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CNED 500 Introduction to School Counseling
This course provides an introduction to the school counseling field for Division of Education Students, with an emphasis on counselor characteristics, the counselor’s role in K-12 settings, the history of school guidance, and the relationships among counselors and other school personnel. Guest speakers who work in school settings provide a hands-on and regional perspective of the profession. Videos, professional journals, and newsletters are used to keep students abreast of the many issues and challenges facing school counselors. Students will be expected to begin a counseling portfolio in this course. This portfolio will be monitored throughout their graduate program by their advisor. Students will be expected to complete a minimum of 25 hours in the field with a practicing school counselor. A minimum grade of "B" in this course is required prior to placement in Practicum (CNED 596).
Prerequisite: SCNS Degree student status.
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