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CO5780 - Working with Youth and Systems

Credits: 3

This course is designed to help students develop basic approaches, techniques, and advocacy for counseling children and adolescents. The course emphasizes student conceptualization of common issues, pathology, and behavior that occur in youth and the application of therapeutic skills and techniques to utilize when intervening. The course also emphasizes the therapeutic involvement of significant others with children in a variety of systems. Required course for students in the school counseling, marriage and family therapy, and school psychology programs. Prerequisite: CO 5010 or SY 6010, CO 5260, CO 5050, CO 5020, or permission of the instructor.