This course is a stand-alone course and cannot be taken simultaneously with any other courses. The course is the first in the student’s fieldwork for the state of Texas requirement. Application and contract completion, mentor counselor goals and scheduling are part of the student becoming organized during the field experience. Students are prepared for fieldwork through practice of counseling techniques, case studies, and counseling theory practice. Fifty actual clock hours of counseling experience are expected for completion during this course. Students develop and demonstrate 5-stage child/family-centered counseling skills to be utilized in school settings. Students demonstrate skills in provision of a classroom SEL guidance lesson during field experience.
PREREQUISITE: Prior to enrollment in School Counseling Practicum I, students must meet the following requirements:
Note: The application, contract, and other required documents must be presented to the instructor of CSL6870 during the first class meeting. Failure to do so will result in the student being administratively dropped from the course.
UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, THE STUDENT WILL BE COMPETENT IN: