PS 7027 Counseling and Child Psychotherapy
This course focuses on models of psychotherapy with children and adolescents. Students learn to develop, implement, and apply counseling strategies and interventions with children and adolescents to facilitate development and optimize their learning capacity, social emotional functioning, and instructional environment. Students learn to identify behaviors that are precursors to academic, behavioral, and personal difficulties and use crisis prevention and intervention skills to assist children, school personnel, and parents will also be reinforced. Additionally, students’ ability to collaborate with community health care professionals to promote mental health and learning will be strengthened. The course reinforces student’s skills in working with diverse populations.