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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSP 636 - Assessment for Counselors

Prerequisites, admission to the Licensed Professional Counselor emphasis program. This course teaches the clinical application of assessment instruments and processes designed specifically for counseling practice. Topics include the basic concepts of standardized and non-standardized assessment strategies, including statistical concepts, social and cultural factors related to assessment, and ethical strategies for selecting, administering, and interpreting assessment instruments and techniques in counseling. Students will gain skills in the use of clinical interviews, observations, and results of measures of behavior and personality to create treatment plans and monitor client progress. This course meets one of the requirements for the emphasis in Professional Clinical Counseling. Some sections of this course may be taught as a hybrid course. Fee $75. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits