Counseling Psychology Program

Counseling Psychology Program Purpose and Objectives

Purpose

The Counseling Psychology Major is intended to help students explore the field of counseling within the context of a Christian world view, gain a solid understanding of human psychological development, and acquire foundational skills to assist people with personal and interpersonal needs.

Objectives

Students who successfully complete the Counseling Psychology Major should be able to:

  1. Integrate a biblical view of personhood and an understanding of the relationship of Christianity to the counseling process.
  2. Demonstrate a solid, undergraduate knowledge of basic theories and techniques of counseling.
  3. Display recognition and an awareness of the needs of others.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of special issues related to the practice of counseling.
  5. Demonstrate a foundational understanding of psychological and statistical research methods.
  6. Demonstrate a basic understanding of psychopathology and psychotherapy.
  7. Draw upon the insights, skills, and experiences gained through an Internship in Counseling under the supervision of a qualified educator, clinician, or faculty member.
  8. Pursue work at other institutions, public or private, leading toward certification or licensure. 
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