CP 5120 Substance Abuse Counseling - 3 Hours

The course focuses on the process and treatment of substance abuse. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the addictive process, assessment, physiology (as pertinent), and treatment. Relapse prevention, adolescent substance abuse, dual diagnosis, family treatment, and other specific issues related to addictions will be discussed. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 5120R Substance Abuse (Reading) - 3 Hours

This course focuses on the process and treatment of substance abuse. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the addictive process, assessment, physiology (as pertinent), and treatment. Relapse prevention, adolescent substance abuse, dual diagnosis, family treatment, and other specific issues related to addictions will be discussed. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 5140 Principles of Guidance and Counseling - 3 Hours

A course covering the philosophy, functions, management, and operation of a counseling and guidance program in elementary and secondary schools. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 5145 School Consultation Procedures - 3 Hours

A course focusing on developing specific techniques in consultation. The various aspects of a school guidance program are integrated. Particular reference is made to problem solving and the utilization of available data. Case examples specific to the school setting are discussed, and opportunities for skill development are provided through role-playing. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 5145R School Consultation Procedures (Reading) - 3 Hours

School Consultation Procedures (Reading)

CP 5210 Counseling Skills Training - 3 Hours

An experiential and cognitive introduction to the skills basic to any counseling setting, working with a developmental model of helping. Emphasis on the acquisition and use of some of the basic skills of counseling. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 5310 Counseling Theories - 3 Hours

Classical and current theories of counseling will be studied and evaluated in the light of Scripture, psychological sophistication, and practical relevance. Both secular and practical counseling approaches will be discussed. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 6015 Community Counseling - 3 Hours

This course focuses on the central theoretical perspectives of community psychology, the role of interpersonal therapeutic relationships, and the efficiency of system-level preventative interventions. With this orientation, professionals can help individuals in need and work to remedy community problems, while serving to assist both individuals and society in general. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 6015R Community Counseling (Reading) - 3 Hours

Community Counseling (Reading)

CP 6110 Career Counseling - 3 Hours

This class will deal with the many facets of career counseling. The subject will be covered from both theoretical and practical points of view. Holistic awareness of individuals will be considered in regard to how people deal with their vocational needs and goals. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 6130 Group Counseling - 3 Hours

The processes, principles, and techniques related to contemporary forms of group counseling will be explored. There is an experiential component built into this course to foster the development of group leadership skills. Prerequisite: CP 5210. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 6140 Counseling Exceptional and At-Risk Children - 3 Hours

A course covering the etiology and characteristics of exceptionalities of children at risk for underachieving and dropping out. Also covered is the role of the guidance counselor in identifying such problems, drawing on available resources, and making appropriate referrals. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 6520 Human Growth and Development - 3 Hours

A consideration of human growth and development from conception to death emphasizing research, personality, and counseling implications at each stage. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 6530 Child & Adolescent Counseling - 3 Hours

A survey of the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social development of children and adolescents. Therapeutic skills are discussed and practiced in and out of the classroom. The importance of family relationships is given special emphasis. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 6610 Human Sexuality - 3 Hours

This course will deal with the physiological, psychological, and spiritual aspects of human sexuality with particular emphasis on counseling-related issues, including the assessment and treatment of sexual dysfunction and addiction. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 6625 Theoretical Foundations of Marriage & Family Therapy - 3 Hours

An examination, discussion, and evaluation of the theoretical foundations and the historical develoopment of the field of marriage and family therapy. Introduction of several of the major techniques currently employed in the field. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 6650 Multicultural Issues in Counseling - 3 Hours

A study of communication issues arising out of counseling between persons of different cultures or subcultures. Emphasis is given to overcoming cultural barriers and to understandings and techniques designed to enhance intercultural communication. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 6710 Psychology and Theology - 3 Hours

A survey of issues, theories, approaches, methods, problems, and criticisms of the integration of psychology and theology. The course will sample current counseling approaches, literature, and case studies to familiarize the student with the process of integration and to facilitate personal skill development in this area. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 6710R Psychology & Theology (Reading) - 3 Hours

Psychology & Theology (Reading)

CP 6720 Ethics & Issues in Counseling - 3 Hours

Ethical standards of the major professional counseling associations are considered, including the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, the American Counseling Association, and the American Psychological Association. Theoretical and practical applications of ethical guidelines to a variety of counseling situations are discussed. Issues related to the professional practice of counseling and therapy are included. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 6911 Guidance & Counseling Practicum I - 3 Hours

This practicum is designed to provide students an opportunity to perform the role and functions of the professional school counselor under supervision in a school setting. Both field-based and program-based supervision are components of the practicum experience. Prerequisites: Program candidacy and permission of department. This course counts as half-time status. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 6912 Guidance & Counseling Practicum II - 3 Hours

This practicum is designed to provide students a continued opportunity to perform the role and functions of the professional school counselor under supervision in a school setting. Both field-based and program-based supervision are components of the practicum experience. Prerequisites: CP 6911; Program candidacy and permission of department. This course counts as half-time status. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 7140 Crisis Counseling - 3 Hours

A consideration of the theory and practice of crisis intervention. Emphasis is placed on the theoretical and practical application of dealing with developmental and situational crises from a Christian perspective. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 7210 Psychological Testing - 3 Hours

Principles and techniques of test administration and interpretation, including measures of aptitude, personality, and psychopathology. Prerequisite: Undergraduate statistics course. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 7450 Psychopathology - 3 Hours

An advanced course on the etiology, calssification, and treatment of human psychopathology. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 7478 Counseling Psychology Capstone Project - 3 Hours

Independent study culminating in a counseling psychology_related project, as arranged with the program director or designate. Students should register for this course the semester that they start the project. This course counts as half-time status. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 7480 Counseling Psychology Capstone Integrative Paper - 3 Hours

Independent study culminating in an integrative paper. Students should register for this course the semester they start the paper. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 7486 Counseling Psychology Capstone Extension - 0 Hours

This course is taken when an extension has been granted beyond one semester for progress toward completion of the capstone (other than the internship capstones). Counts as half-time student status when registrant affirms that a minimum of twenty hours per week are invested in the capstone. Capstone Extension fee required when not in enrolled in other courses. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 7501 Guided Research in Counseling Psychology - 1-3 Hours

Independent study as arranged with a graduate school faculty member. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 7900 Psychological Research Methods - 3 Hours

Critical review of basic research techniques and examination of the methods and conclusions of some representative research. Prerequisite: undergraduate course in statistics. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 7910 Advanced Research Methods - 3 Hours

This course will consider more complex research designs and techniques. It will include information about statistics and statistical computer packages. Required for students who write a thesis. Prerequisite: CP 7900 Psychological Research Methods. Offered at the Florida campus. Three hours.

CP 7950 Counseling Practicum - 3 Hours

This practicum is designed as a preinternship fieldwork experience. It will provide students with practical supervised experience in various counseling settings. The student will average 8 to 20 hours per week involvement. This course may be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: Program candidacy and permission of department. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 7961 Internship in Counseling I - 3 Hours

This internship is designed to give counseling students practical supervised experience in various counseling facilities. Approved intern sites include hospital inpatient programs, counseling centers, community agencies, churches, and other counseling service facilities. This course is the first semester of a two-semester sequence with the students averaging 20+ hours per week involvement. Individual supervision is provided on site. Group supervision is provided on campus. Prerequisites: Program candidacy and permission of department. This course counts as half-time status. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 7962 Internship in Counseling II - 3 Hours

This internship is designed to give counseling students practical supervised experience in various counseling facilities. Approved intern sites include hospital inpatient programs, counseling centers, community agencies, churches, and other counseling service facilities. This course is the second semester of a two-semester sequence with the students averaging 20+ hours per week involvement. Individual supervision is provided on site. Group supervision is provided on campus. Prerequisites: CP 7961; program candidacy and permission of department. This course counts as half-time status. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 7963 Advanced Counseling Practicum - 3 Hours

This practicum is designed to provide post-internship counseling experience for advanced students. Students will average 20+ hours per week on site. This course may be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: CP 7961 and CP 7962, permission of department. This course counts as half-time status. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 7969 International Counseling Experience - 3 Hours

This course is designed for those participating in non-licensure counseling experience, primarily in international settings. International students and others who are not seeking U.S. licensure but who may benefit from a supervised international counseling experience may apply. Individual onsite supervision is required. Prerequisites: MA in CP candidacy and consent of the department. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 7985 Counseling Psychology Thesis - 3 Hours

Independent study toward development of an academic thesis. Required of all students choosing to write a thesis. Students may not register for this course until the semester after the thesis proposal has been approved. Prerequisites: CP 7910 Advanced Research Methods, program candidacy, and permission of program director. Offered at the Florida campus.

CP 8000 Current Studies in Counseling and Psychology - 1-3 Hours

Topics selected deal with significant issues related to counseling and psychology. Recent titles include Adjunctive Treatment Topics and Domestic Violence: Abuse Across the Lifespan. Offered at the Florida campus.