Counseling and Student Personnel Courses

Undergraduate Programs

Policies & Faculty

Policies

Contact Information

College of Education
Department of Counseling and Student Personnel
107 Armstrong Hall
507-389-2423
Fax: 507-389-5074
www.coled.mnsu.edu/departments/csp

Faculty

100 Level

Credits: 3

The purpose of this course is to help students develop critical thinking, problem solving and decision-making skills necessary to manage the challenges they face now (choice of major) and in the future (career choice and balancing work and life roles). Meets General Education requirements for critical thinking.

Prerequisites: none

Goal Areas: GE-02

Credits: 3

An introduction to basic processes and skills related to facilitating effective change. Selected topics (chemical use and abuse, facilitating diversity, working in groups) related to personal, social and interpersonal issues effecting families, and professionals will be presented.

Prerequisites: none

400 Level

Credits: 3

Strategies for establishing a group. A review of concepts related to group membership, group member roles and group techniques, therapeutic factors and leadership roles. An experiential component is included in this course.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 3

Provides the developing helping professional with an introduction to basic helping skills: attending, listening, responding to content and affect, probing, and providing feedback. The course is experiential in nature and includes small group interaction, videotaping, and role-playing simulations.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 3

Understanding the impact of chemical dependency on the family. Family counseling skills and relapse prevention strategies will also be included.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-4

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Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-4

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Prerequisites: none