HSER 350

Issues in Adolescent Counseling

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 1, 1998 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course develops a number of theoretical approaches for working with youth. Issues raised are appropriate for counseling in individual and family settings. Concepts include the nature and meaning of adolescence, youth culture, youth alienation, sex roles, conflict and the generation gap.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Students will gain basic knowledge on legal and ethical issues as they apply to working with children and adolescents.
  • Students will have an overall working knowledge of familial, environmental and societal issues within family systems at a beginning level.
  • Students will learn general concepts and skills in working with at risk youth in a variety of human service delivery systems.