Agenda Item FA 10-21

Submitted by the Academic Programs Committee

BCH – Graduate (Public Health): New Course and Course Changes (2 items)

06/03/10: Passed

09/13/10: Approved

Brooks College of Health
(Graduate)
 
 
Graduate - Public Health
 
09/10-320
APC 1
MHS 6XXX
Advanced Practice in Group Therapy (3 crs)
Prerequisites:

MHS 6510 Group Counseling
MHS 6941 Prepracticum in Counseling

Co-requisites:
None
Course Description:
Advanced Practice in Group Therapy is designed to provide students with specialized knowledge of group theory, research and practice. Students will explore the application of group psychotherapy in culturally diverse populations and in diverse practice settings. Special emphasis will be placed upon existential-humanistic approaches which focus on here-and-now interactions between group members and on groups which incorporate nonverbal forms of self-expression. Students will also practice a variety of advanced group leadership skills needed to facilitate different types of group formats.
 
09/10-321
APC 2
MHS 6830

Internship in Mental Health Counseling

The course will change in its evaluation format from a letter grade to pass/fail so that Grade Point Averages are more accurately reflective of grades attained from coursework, as opposed to field work, where site supervisors do not necessarily discriminate between the grade of A and any other grade.