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  • Undergraduate
    • CEPD-3200 Skills and Ethics in Human Services
      Description

      This undergraduate course is an introduction to the basic communication and group management skills required of effective human service workers, and the legal and ethical considerations that accompany human services work. Students will learn strategies for active listening, effective communication, understanding and managing group dynamics, and identifying and responding to legal and ethical issues in the workplace.

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    • SLPA-3701 Introduction to Communication Disorders
      Description

      An introduction to the nature of communicative disorders, including speech, hearing and language disorders in children and adults. Methods of identification and remediation are explored. This course is structured to provide speech pathology majors with an overview of the profession of communicative disorders.

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    • SLPA-3702 Speech and Language Acquisition
      Description

      An in depth study of speech and language acquisition and development in the normal child. This course covers the normal developmental stages for the acquisition of the content, form, and use of language.

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    • SLPA-3703 Phonetics
      Description

      Applied phonetic analysis and transcription. Applications to the problems of speech improvement, speech disorders, and standard and non-standard English. This course is designed for speech-language pathology majors. Must be taken as a prerequisite to articulation and phonological courses in speech-language pathology program. This course requires student to become familiar and proficient with the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) as a means of speech and language change.

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    • SLPA-3704 Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing
      Description

      This course is a study of the anatomical structures and physiology of the speech, hearing, and neurological systems. Information related to respiration, phonation, resonation, articulation, neurology, and hearing in the normal child and adult is emphasized.

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    • SLPA-3705 Speech and Hearing Science
      Description

      This course is a study of the science involved in the anatomical, physiological, and psychological processes of speech, language, and hearing in children and adults. The science involved in respiration, phonation, resonation, articulation, and hearing is emphasized through conceptual theory and objective measurement.

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    • SLPA-3760 Articulation and Phonological Disorders
      Description

      A study of the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of articulation and phonological disorders. Students will become familiar with the traditional approaches to intervention. Students will also be required to administer and interpret results of various tests. In addition, students will be required to observe therapy procedures with speech impaired children and adults.

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    • SLPA-3790 Introduction to Clinical Practicum: Observation
      Description

      This course provides a supervised clinical experience in which the student clinician observes and interacts with individuals having various speech, language, or hearing impairments under the supervision of a speech-language pathologist. This course is required as the initial field experience in speech-language pathology for SLP majors and is designed to introduce students to therapy and assessment procedures.

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    • SLPA-4701 Language Disorders in Children
      Description

      A study of the characteristics, etiologies, diagnosis, interventions, and prevention of language disorders in children. This course is designed to cover characteristics of children with language disorders, causes and prevention of language disorders, and assessment and intervention strategies for working with children with language disorders.

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    • SLPA-4703 Introduction to Audiology
      Description

      This course provides an introduction to the field of audiology. Basic auditory disorders, types of hearing loss, audiological assessment and interpretation, hearing loss definition and significance, and management of hearing loss are covered in children and adults.

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    • SLPA-4704 Introduction to Manual Communication
      Description

      This is an introductory course in manual communication systems, including history and descriptions. Receptive and expressive skills for manual communication will be developed. This course is designed for any student wishing to obtain basic skills and knowledge in Signing Exact English (SEE) for use in educational settings.

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    • SLPA-4720 Introduction to Assessment of Speech-Language Disorders
      Description

      This course is designed for students to learn introductory diagnostic/assessment skills, including the use of formal and informal diagnostic instruments, to obtain assessment data within a specified range of communication disorders. The use of these data for making a differential diagnosis and for planning and implementing a therapy program is also addressed.

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    • SLPA-4721 Introduction to Neurological Communication Disorders
      Description

      This course is a study of the primary neurological communication disorders in children and adults. Areas covered include characteristics, assessment, etiology, and treatment of communication disorders of the central and peripheral nervous systems.

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    • SLPA-4722 Multicultural Perspectives in Communication Disorders
      Description

      This course provides an overview of the role that cultural variables play on verbal and nonverbal communication. Students will develop a detailed understanding of their own culture and the characteristics of the four major cultural groups in the United States. Cultural, phonologic, and linguistic features that affect service delivery when working with clients from diverse backgrounds will be emphasized.

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    • SLPA-4723 Advanced Methods of Clinical Management
      Description

      Advanced study in speech/language practice emphasizing remediation of clients in the clinic, professional conduct, clinic administration, and client scheduling issues. The student will be required to analyze therapy sessions through use of problem-based learning, observations, lectures, and discussions. This course is designed for sophomore and junior speech-language pathology majors who will be required to observe and interact with live and prerecorded therapy sessions in the clinic, with live sessions generated from the student's assigned caseload; Students are expected to enroll concurrently in SLPA 4790.

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    • SLPA-4724 Counseling Issues in Communication Disorders
      Description

      This course introduces students to issues associated with counseling clients with speech-language pathology related disorders and their caregivers. Knowledge and practice in counseling strategy, process, skills and ethics will be emphasized.

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    • SLPA-4784 Professional Practices Seminar in Communication Disorders
      Description

      This course introduces students to the process, practices, roles and ethical responsibilities of the speech- language pathologist.

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    • SLPA-4785 Special Topics in Speech-Language Pathology
      Description

      This course offers students formal opportunities to increase professional knowledge and skills in speech-language pathology through readings and specific study in intervention techniques. Portions of the course may be delivered on-line. Students enrolled in this course may engage in opportunities designed to increase expertise in designated areas of the profession through guided professional support. Title and description of specific courses to be inserted at time of offering. May be repeated for credit. Requires permission of instructor.

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  • Masters
    • CEPD-6106 Seminar in Residence Hall Staff Education
      Description

      The purpose of the class is to provide the resident assistant with additional training that will assist in job performance and to provide supplemental learning activities that will allow individuals to explore new arenas of self-awareness.

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    • CEPD-6131 Counseling Theories
      Description

      An introduction to selected, prominent counseling theories. Focus is on relating theory to practice and on comparing and contrasting the key concepts, techniques, counselor and client roles, counselor-client relationships, methods of assessment and the contributions and limitations of each theory.

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    • CEPD-6135 Applied Counseling Theories
      Description

      An application of selected, prominent counseling theories with emphasis placed upon short-term therapies. Focus is on the practical application of foundational theories and skill building through practice and feedback to develop professional strengths in applying the counseling theories/techniques/skills to practical situations.

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    • CEPD-6140 Basic Counseling Skills
      Description

      An overview of basic, therapeutic interviewing skill building through practice and feedback to develop personal strengths in counseling. This course also provides students with an orientation to professional counseling organizations, the developmental history of the counseling profession, as well as ethical, legal and professional issues.

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    • CEPD-6141 Principles of Clinical Mental Health Counseling
      Description

      This foundational course provides an overview of clinical mental health counseling including theoretical and historical foundations of the profession; education, credentialing and practice issues; roles and functions of clinical mental health counselors in various practice settings; contemporary issues and trends; professional issues that affect clinical mental health counselors; and management of clinical mental health services.

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    • CEPD-6143 Professional Counseling Orientation
      Description

      The design of this course is to provide an orientation to the roles and functions of professional counselors. The course emphasizes the legal and ethical issues that guide the activities of professional counselors. It introduces the consultative process utilized in conducting ethically appropriate interagency work.

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    • CEPD-6151 Assessment & Appraisal in Counseling
      Description

      Methods for the assessment of individuals in counseling will be taught, including clinical interviewing techniques, mental status exam, use of the APA Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), test selection, administration, scoring, interpretation, and reporting of results. Selection and interpretation of assessment tools appropriate for community and school settings will be addressed.

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    • CEPD-6160 Group Counseling
      Description

      Studies that provide both theoretical and experiential understandings of group purpose, development, dynamics, counseling theories, group counseling methods and skills, and other group approaches. This course also includes 10 hours of experience as a group member.

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    • CEPD-6170 Foundations of College Student Affairs
      Description

      This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of student affairs and its role within the context of American higher education. The course will examine the philosophical, historical, and theoretical foundations of the profession, and students will learn about the cultural and organizational contexts of student affairs work. It will introduce students to the various functional areas within student affairs, diversity of institutional types and student populations, and contemporary issues of the profession, and provide them with a broad foundation of knowledge to which subsequent study, practitioner skills, and research strategies may be added.

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    • CEPD-6172 Theories of College Student Development
      Description

      This course will introduce students to human development theories that most affect college students. The course will examine psychosocial, cognitive, structural and typological theories, with a focus on learning to use theory to improve our work with students. It also examines how race, culture, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and religious beliefs can influence development.

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    • CEPD-6174 Higher Education Administration
      Description

      This course provides a comprehensive introduction to higher education, with an emphasis on understanding the practical skills necessary to be a successful administrator.

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    • CEPD-6175 Student Affairs Practicum
      Description

      Students will spend 150 hours in a supervised work experience in a higher education setting, designed for them to gain exposure to both the breadth and depth of student affairs work. The experience will include work with individual students and groups of students in: program planning, implementation, and evaluation; staff training, advising, or supervision; and administrative functions or processes. May be repeated for credit.

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    • CEPD-6176 Legal Issues in Higher Education
      Description

      This course will introduce students to legal and ethical issues confronting student affairs practitioners, including key concepts, federal law, and court cases.

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    • CEPD-6178 The American College Student
      Description

      This course will introduce students to the theoretical and research literature with respect to student characteristics and the effects of college on students.

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    • CEPD-6179 Capstone Seminar: Student Affairs
      Description

      This seminar is designed to promote the integration of the core curriculum and practitioner experiences of the master's degree program in College Student Affairs and to prepare students for their transition to professional positions within student affairs upon graduation. Students will develop and present a professional portfolio.

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    • CEPD-6180 Principles of Professional School Counseling
      Description

      This course is a foundational course to prepare school counselors as leaders who strengthen elementary, middle and secondary education and also serve as effective change agents in a multicultural environment. The content of the course includes an overview of the functional skills necessary for the delivery of a school counseling program and the principles underlying the work of the school counselor. Emphasis is placed upon the role of the counselor as an advocate for student success in school and life. Professional skills in six arenas - advocacy, brokering of services, collaboration, counseling, effective use of data, and leadership, are introduced. Technology will be integrated throughout the course.

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    • CEPD-6182 Internship: Professional Counseling
      Description

      The counseling internship is designed to give candidates an opportunity to continue integrating and applying the awareness, knowledge, and skills learned throughout the counseling training program. Candidates will deliver counseling services in a field setting, and receive supervision of their work in biweekly group seminars for discussion of on-site issues, ethical issues, professional development, tape presentations, in-service training, and participation in peer supervision. A minimum of 600 on-site hours (240 direct service) for internship is required. CEPD 6182 Prerequisites: CEPD 6188 and College of Education Field Experience Application approval required.

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    • CEPD-6185 Internship: Community Counseling
      Description

      Advanced professional counseling experience for graduate students in community counseling program must be taken for a maximum of 6 hours credit as part of M.Ed. program. May be repeated for credit as part of Ed.S. program with prior approval of advisor.

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    • CEPD-6186 Internship: School Counseling
      Description

      Advanced professional counseling experience for graduate students in school counseling.

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    • CEPD-6187 Practicum: School Counseling
      Description

      This course emphasizes supervision of individual and group counseling and guidance conducted in field settings. Special attention is paid to the development of skills, interventions, and brokering of services. The foundation for the course is brief counseling approaches. A return to campus for individual supervision is a requirement of the course. A minimum of 100 hours is required.

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    • CEPD-6188 Practicum: Professional Counseling
      Description

      This course emphasizes supervision of individual and group counseling and guidance conducted in field settings. Special attention is paid to the development of skills, interventions, and brokering of services. The foundation for the course is brief counseling approaches. A return to campus for individual supervision is a requirement of the course. A minimum of 150 hours is required. CEPD 6188 Prerequisites: CEPD 6131, CEPD 6140, CEPD 6160 and College of Education Field Experience Application approval is required.

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    • CEPD-6189 Practicum: Community Counseling
      Description

      This course emphasizes supervision of individual and group counseling conducted in both laboratory and community settings. Audio/videotaping of sessions is required. In addition to onsite supervision, individual and group faculty supervision is a requirement of the course. A minimum of 150 hours is required. The breakdown of these hours is specified in the Counseling and Educational Psychology Practicum and Internship Handbook.

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    • CEPD-7105 Counseling Across the Lifespan
      Description

      This graduate course is a study of human growth and development from birth through aging and death. The course focuses on areas of physical, cognitive, social, personality, and emotional development as a series of progressive changes resulting from the biological being's interactions with the environment. Special emphasis is placed on the development characteristics of school age youth within a multicultural and diverse society.

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    • CEPD-7111 Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental and Emotional Disorders
      Description

      This course is designed to give an overview and provide an understanding of abnormal behavior in the context of the diagnostic categories as described in the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder (5th Ed.) [DSM-5] and the diagnostic system. Particular emphasis will be placed on the processes of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental and emotional disorders and factors influencing these.

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    • CEPD-7112 Career Theory and Intervention
      Description

      This course is designed to help students in a master's level or higher curriculum become competent in the use of educational and occupational information in counseling-related activities. Particular emphasis will be placed on how information is processed in planning, establishing and managing careers from a life-span perspective.

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    • CEPD-7130 Assessment and Effective Use of Data
      Description

      The purpose of this course is to help educational leaders in training develop proficiency in the use of test scores as data to make decisions that relate to students' achievement, as well as to students' personal, social, and emotional well-being. Those enrolled will learn how to evaluate psychometric instruments and interpret various test scores. In addition, students will learn how to use test data to gain equal opportunities for all students, how to use test data to identify and target areas for support when needed, and how to use test data to advocate and effect change within the school, school system, and community.

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    • CEPD-7134 Couples and Family Counseling
      Description

      This course provides an overview of the nature of family systems relationships and family development. Particular emphasis will be given to the theory and practice of marital and family therapy. Students will examine both theoretical and empirical elements of family counseling which can be applied to marriage and family systems.

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    • CEPD-7135 Cognitive-Behavior Therapy
      Description

      An in-depth study of cognitive-behavioral therapy and its application to a wide range of clients, including use with emotional and behavioral disorders. Emphasis will be placed on the relationship between theory and practice, and on the development of cognitive-behavioral therapy skills.

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    • CEPD-7136 Counseling Children and Adolescents
      Description

      This course focuses on encouraging the unique development and emotional growth of children through the process of counseling. The content of the course introduces a distinct group of interventions including play and communication skills as integral components of the therapeutic process. A major focus of the course involves instructional and experiential opportunities for the student counselor to develop skills that provide children with appropriate developmental materials and facilitate a safe relationship for the child to express models that can be applied to elementary age children.

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    • CEPD-7137 Sexual Abuse Counseling
      Description

      This course is designed to familiarize students with issues related to counseling sexually abused children, adult survivors, and their families as well as perpetrators of sexual abuse.

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    • CEPD-7138 Multicultural Counseling
      Description

      An examination of selected issues relevant to understanding multicultural lifespan differences, counseling process and practice.

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    • CEPD-7141 Professional Orientation and Ethics in Counseling
      Description

      Studies that provide an understanding of professional roles and functioning of counselors and the application of ethical and legal considerations in professional counseling.

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    • CEPD-7145 Advocacy and Leadership
      Description

      This course emphasizes 'theory to practice' by providing experiences that allow students to assess and develop their personal leadership while emphasizing the values, knowledge and skills required for effective advocacy and brokering of services through consultation and collaboration Special emphasis is placed on the development of skills in planning, organizing, coordinating and delivering programs that generate systematic change. Use of data to identify needs, remove barriers and mobilize resources from schools and communities in order to increase options for students and clients are primary themes throughout the course.

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    • CEPD-7153 Crisis Intervention
      Description

      This course provides an introduction to the theory and practice of crisis intervention and trauma counseling. Students will be prepared to recognize, understand, and respond to the needs of individuals who are experiencing or have experienced individual, family, or community level crises, disasters, or trauma.

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    • CEPD-7155 Substance Abuse Counseling
      Description

      This course is designed for counselors and other human service providers working in a variety of settings, including schools, community agencies, private practices, and hospitals. Topics covered include the classification of drugs and their effects on users; various models of addiction; the use of assessment, diagnosis, and prevention strategies with individuals, families, and groups; relapse prevention; and legal, ethical and multicultural issues associated with addictions work.

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    • CEPD-7158 Counseling in the Military Community
      Description

      Examines essential knowledge and current research on issues that impact military personnel and their families and how the helping professions can assist in addressing these issues. Analyzes the unique concerns that affect military families through pre-, during and post-deployment, as well as significant issues for children and adults in school and agency settings. Also addresses issues relating to student veterans pursuing post-secondary education.

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    • CEPD-7181 Independent Study
      Description

      Preparation of an independent project under the direction of a faculty member. Advanced topics in theory, issues, trends, clients, and counseling techniques will be emphasized. Students will specialize in topics, studies, and projects in the area of specialty.

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    • CEPD-7182 Directed Readings
      Description

      Consent of advisor and/or instructor required for registration. The aim of the course is to allow a student to investigate an area not covered in existing courses. Such independent study requires research skills and motivation to acquire an advanced level of knowledge and understanding in selected topics. An integrated research paper of the reading is required. .

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    • CEPD-7185 Special Topics in Counseling and Educational Psychology
      Description

      Title and description of specific courses to be inserted at time of offering. May be repeated for credit.

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    • SLPA-6701 Stuttering: Theory and Research
      Description

      Enrollment requires advisor permission. A study of etiology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of fluency disorders in children and adults. This course is designed to cover causal factors of fluency disorders in children and adults, and cover assessment, treatment and prevention procedures appropriate for children and adults.

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    • SLPA-6702 Voice and Resonance Disorders
      Description

      Enrollment requires advisor permission. This course is a study of etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of voice and resonance disorders in children and adults. It is designed to cover the major functional, organic, and neurogenic voice and resonance disorders and the most current, evidence-based therapeutic approaches.

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    • SLPA-6704 Assessment and Treatment of Neurogenic Communication Disorders
      Description

      This course provides an advanced study of the etiology, characteristics, typical course, assessment, intervention, and outcomes of neurogenic communication disorders in adults. Topics include neuroanatomy and neuropathology of language and cognition, evidence based practice, aphasia, traumatic brain injury, dementia, executive functioning, right hemisphere disorder, motor speech disorders, and other neurological disorders in adults.

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    • SLPA-6705 Advanced Assessment of Speech-Language Disorders
      Description

      Enrollment requires advisor permission. This course is designed to teach students diagnostic/assessment skills, including the use of formal and informal diagnostic instruments, to obtain assessment data across a broad range of communication disorders. The use of these data for making a differential diagnosis and for planning and implementing a therapy program is also studied.

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    • SLPA-6707 Aural Habilitation and Rehabilitation
      Description

      Enrollment requires advisor permission. This course covers the communicative and educational management of children and adults with hearing loss. Areas of specific focus include the impact of hearing loss on development, intervention models, ampli-fication, auditory training, visual/manual communication, deaf education, and central auditory processing disorders.

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    • SLPA-6708 Advanced Articulation and Phonological Disorders
      Description

      Enrollment requires advisor permission. Advanced articulation and phonological disorders is designed to offer students information and practice in gaining clinical skills in speech-language pathology techniques for intervention with difficult-to-manage articulation/phonological disorders in schools or other clinical settings. Prior clinical practice and successful completion of an undergradu-ate/introductory course in articulation/phonology are required as prerequisites for this course.

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    • SLPA-6740 Motor Speech Disorders
      Description

      Enrollment requires advisor permission. This course studies motor speech dysfunction in children and adults. Emphasis is on etiologies, characteristics, prevention, assessment/ differential diagnosis, and intervention approaches to management and habilitation/rehabilitation.

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    • SLPA-6741 Evaluation and Treatment of Dysphagia
      Description

      Enrollment requires advisor permission. This course studies swallowing disorders in pediatric and adult populations. Emphasis is on etiologies, characteristics, prevention, assessment/differential diagnosis, cultural factors, and intervention approaches to management and habilitation/rehabilitation. Interdisciplinary approaches to the assessment and treatment of swallowing disorders are discussed.

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    • SLPA-6760 Auditory Disorders
      Description

      Enrollment requires advisor permission. This course is a study of the auditory disorders in children and adults. Areas covered include characteristics, assessment, etiology, and treatment of disorders of the external ear, middle ear, inner ear, and central auditory nervous system.

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    • SLPA-6761 Methods of Clinical Management
      Description

      Enrollment requires advisor permission. Introduction to speech/language clinical practice emphasizing professional conduct, therapy techniques and procedures, equipment, and scheduling.

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    • SLPA-6779 Current Trends and Issues in Speech-Language Pathology
      Description

      Enrollment requires advisor permission. This course offers students formal and informal opportunities to increase professional knowledge and skills in speech-language pathology through readings, seminar interactions, and other educational delivery formats. Portions of the course may be delivered on-line. Students enrolled in this course may engage in professional seminars designed to increase expertise in designated areas of emerging and traditional trends of the profession through guided professional interactions.

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    • SLPA-6784 Research Methods in Speech-Language Pathology
      Description

      This course introduces graduate students to quantitative and qualitative methods of research commonly used in speech-language pathology. Students learn the fundamentals of research including how to select appropriate samples, collect various types of data, and conduct analyses using quantitative and qualitative methods. Students are also provided introductions to quantitative and qualitative analysis software packages.

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    • SLPA-6785 Special Topics in Speech-Language Pathology
      Description

      Enrollment requires advisor permission. Title and descriptions of specific courses to be inserted at time of offering. May be repeated for credit.

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    • SLPA-6790 Clinical Practicum and Methods in Speech-Language Pathology I
      Description

      This course provides direct clinical experience in which the graduate clinician practices under the supervision of CCC-SLP/A clinicians with individuals exhibiting a diverse range of mild communication disorders. Assignments of clients will be dependent upon student's prior academic, and clinical experiences, and verified by the clinic director. This experience is accumulated in a variety of on- and off-site clinical settings. The acquisition and management of information on etiology, characteristics, assessment, prevention, and intervention is emphasized for approximately 1-3 clients with mild speech/language disorders seen in individual sessions twice weekly.

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    • SLPA-6791 Clinical Practicum and Methods in Speech-Language Pathology II
      Description

      Enrollment requires advisor permission. This course provides continued direct clinical experience a graduate clinician practices under the supervision of CCC-SLP/A clinicians with individuals exhibiting a diverse range of moderate communication disorders; assignments of clients will be dependent upon student's prior success in SLPA 6790, and upon prior academic, and clinical experiences and verified by the clinical director. This experience is accumulated in a variety of on-and off-site clinical settings. The acquisition and management of information on etiology, characteristics, assessment, prevention, and intervention is emphasized for approximately 4-5 clients with moderate impairments seen in group and individual settings twice weekly.

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    • SLPA-6792 Clinical Practicum and Methods in Speech-Language Pathology III
      Description

      Enrollment requires advisor permission. This course provides extended and direct clinical experience in which the graduate clinician practices under the supervision of CCC-SLP/A clinicians with individuals exhibiting a diverse range of moderate-severe communication disorders; assignments of clients will be dependent upon student's prior success in SLPA 6790, SLPA 6791, and upon prior academic, and clinical experiences and verified by the clinical director. This experience is accumulated in a variety of on- and off-site clinical settings. The acquisition and management of information on etiology, characteristics, assessment, prevention, and intervention is emphasized for approximately 7-8 clients with moderate-severe disorders in group and individual settings 2-3 times weekly.

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    • SLPA-6793 Medical Clinical Practicum and Methods in Speech-Language Pathology
      Description

      Enrollment requires advisor permission. This course provides extended and direct clinical experience in which the graduate clinician practices under the supervision of CCC-SLP/A clinicians with individuals exhibiting a diverse range of severe-profound communication disorders; assignments of clients will be dependent upon student's prior success in SLPA 6790, SLPA 6791, SLPA 6792, and upon prior academic, and clinical experiences and verified by the clinical director. Students in this clinic are likely to serve adults with neurogenic communication disorders as well as the severely-profoundly communication impaired child/adolescent. This experience is accumulated in a variety of on- and off-site clinical settings. The acquisition and management of information on etiology, characteristics, assessment, prevention, and intervention is emphasized for ap-proximately 7-8 clients with severe-profound communication disorders in group and individual settings 2-3 times weekly.

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    • SLPA-6794 Medical Externship in Speech-Language Pathology
      Description

      Enrollment requires advisor permission. This course provides supervised clinical experience in speech/language therapy for the speech pathology student and satisfies medical/clinical extended placement requirements. Speech-language assessment, intervention, and case management are emphasized. Students will attend a weekly seminar designed to augment concurrent classroom experiences.

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    • SLPA-6796 School Internship: Speech-Language Pathology
      Description

      This course provides supervised clinical experience in speech/language therapy for the speech-language pathology major and satisfies student teaching requirements. Speech- language assessment, intervention, and case management are emphasized. Students will attend a weekly seminar designed to augment concurrent classroom experiences.

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    • SLPA-7720 Language Disorders and Literacy
      Description

      Enrollment requires advisor permission. A study of etiology, characteristics, assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and prevention of speech and language disorders in children, including those children with multicultural backgrounds and special needs. This course is designed to focus on characteristics of growth, norm-reference and criterion-referenced measures, and assessment and intervention procedures and strategies related to reading and literacy development.

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  • Doctorate
    • CEPD-8131 Advanced Theories of Counseling
      Description

      An in-depth study of the theories of counseling for advanced students in school or community counseling programs.

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    • CEPD-8138 Advanced Multicultural Counseling
      Description

      This course is designed for students in the Ed.S. program to develop advanced competencies for counseling intervention with diverse populations. Students will learn specific theories and techniques for counseling multicultural populations. Special attention will be given to working with minority, non-dominant, and oppressed populations. Students will examine their own attitudes, behaviors, perceptions, and biases to developing culturally aware approaches to counseling and/or administration.

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    • CEPD-8140 Advanced Group Counseling
      Description

      This course is designed for students wishing to pursue advanced study in group theory, group leadership, group processes, and group supervision. The course may examine contemporary trends and developments in group counseling as well as ethical, legal, process, and professional issues affecting the practice of group counseling.

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    • CEPD-8141 Supervision in Counseling
      Description

      This course will provide students with advanced knowledge, skills and awareness of supervision in professional counseling settings. The focus is on the development of effective clinical supervision style and skills, and integrates ethical, legal, multicultural and other professional issues related to professional counseling settings.

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    • CEPD-8152 Consultation, Collaboration and Program Development in Counseling
      Description

      This course prepares students for competent professional practice as clinical mental health counselors and school counselors functioning in the role of consultant. Consultation theory and process will be discussed. Examples of consultation with families, schools, colleges and community agencies will be provided, as well as models for facilitating change in human systems.

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    • CEPD-8156 Designing Effective Programs
      Description

      This course is designed for graduate students who have been admitted into the education specialist program in professional counseling. The course addresses steps involved in effectiveness-based program planning, including elements of a program that are critical for measuring effectiveness.

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    • CEPD-8171 Current Issues in Counseling and Supervision
      Description

      This seminar is designed for graduate students who have been admitted to the Ed.S. program in professional counseling and supervision. Special topics and current issues in counseling and supervision will be critically examined. An exchange of scholarly thinking and research will be the hallmark of classroom interactions and assignments.

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    • CEPD-8184 Research: Quantitative Analysis
      Description

      This course presents basic methods of empirical inquiry used in counseling-related settings. Students will learn how to interpret published quantitative research studies, identify appropriate measurement instruments, and statistically analyze inferential data to answer research questions. Students will also complete appropriate trainings demonstrating their understanding of ethical considerations for human-subject research.

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    • CEPD-8185 Professional Research Writing
      Description

      This course is designed for graduate students who have been admitted into the Ed.S. program in Professional Counseling. The purpose of this course is to equip students with knowledge and skills in the area of professional writing. In this course, students will review the basic grammatical principles and conventions necessary to communicate effectively in written form. Moreover, students will learn technical writing techniques and the structure of a professional manuscript. Students will apply this knowledge through course-embedded assignments that promote skill development, helping students learn to successfully write across a range of topics, from short reports to research manuscripts.

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    • CEPD-8189 Advanced Internship
      Description

      Enrollment requires admission to Ed.S. program. The internship is an organized and supervised set of training experiences (paid or unpaid), the purpose of which is to enhance one's ability to function professionally as a counselor. Flexibility to tailor the internship to one's professional goals and objectives is a major strength of the Ed.S. counseling internship. Students will work in an approved internship site under the super-vision of an appropriately credentialed supervisor for a minimum of 150 hours. May be repeated for credit.

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    • CEPD-8190 Advanced Practicum: School Counseling
      Description

      Practical experience with actual individual clients in school (P-12) and agency settings. These counseling sessions are taped and critiqued by the Practicum instructor. May be repeated for credit.

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    • CEPD-8191 Advanced Practicum: Community Counseling
      Description

      This course emphasizes supervision of individual and group counseling interventions conducted in field settings; special attention is paid to the development of evaluative criteria for self and peer assessment. A minimum of 15 hours in the field placement is required and graded on a Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory basis.

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    • CEPD-8194 Research: Mixed Methods Analysis
      Description

      This course presents an applied approach to learning mixed methods research. Students will learn how to design mixed methods studies, collect and analyze data, integrate findings, and draw inferences using both qualitative and quantitative approaches in a single study. Pre-requisite course: CEPD 8184

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    • CEPD-8197 School Guidance Program Development
      Description

      This course is designed to enable school counselors to engage in strategic planning to improve this school guidance program. Emphasis is placed on the practical application of planning skills to assess, evaluate, and improve the functioning of the school guidance program in order to meet the needs of students in elementary, middle, and high schools. Students will also become more familiar with P-12 school guidance programs.

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    • CEPD-9171 Program Evaluation
      Description

      This course focuses on the theories, concepts, and processes involved in planning and managing evaluations. Students will engage in evaluations in specific counseling situations (individual, group, organizational) using focus groups, key stakeholder interviews, survey design, data gathering, analysis and/or other methods as appropriate and analyze outcomes to make recommendations for development and/or remediation.

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    • CEPD-9183 Directed Doctoral Research
      Description

      Individual injury on a research problem consisting of a plan for data collection and analysis, as well as, critical review, integration and interpretation of research literature.

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    • CEPD-9184 Doctoral Seminar Professional Issues
      Description

      This course is a special topics seminar structured to address current issues and trends in counseling. An exchange of scholarly thinking and research will be the hallmark of classroom interactions and activities.

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    • CEPD-9185 Doctoral Seminar-Advocacy for Marginalized and Underserved Populations
      Description

      This course is a special topics seminar structured to address advocacy of marginalized and underserved populations in counseling. An exchange of scholarly thinking and research will be the hallmark of classroom interactions and activities.

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    • CEPD-9186 Doctoral Internship
      Description

      This course entails a minimum of 300 clock hours of supervised experiences over the course of two semesters. One experience of 150 hours focuses on administrative supervision in counseling and one experience of 150 hours focuses on program evaluation.

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    • CEPD-9187 Doctoral Practicum in Supervision
      Description

      This course is designed to provide closely directed advanced experience in supervision of professional counseling. The focus is on development of effective clinical supervision style and skills via recording and critique of supervision sessions. Ethical, legal, multicultural and other professional issues are addressed.

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    • CEPD-9199 Dissertation
      Description

      The dissertation experience requires the designing and conducting of an independent scholarly inquiry guided by a faculty dissertation committee.

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