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Courses - Fall 2018
EDCP
Education Counseling and Personnel Services Department Site
EDCP104
(Perm Req)
Diversity Exploration and Academic Strategies
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Additional information: Enrollment is for first-year students enrolled in the College Success Scholars program.
Designed to assist first semester students enrolled in the College Success Scholars program through an introduction to the academic environment, acclimation of campus resources, assistance in skill development and academic strategies, appreciation of cultural diversity as well as awareness of social identities for achieving positive personal, academic and professional outcomes.
EDCP107
Diversity Issues: College Academic Advancement and Career Exploration
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Repeatable to 1 credits.
Additional information: This course is primarily designed for 1st and 2nd-year students enrolled at the University of Maryland (UMD) and want to learn effective academic strategies and career explorations.
Designed to enable undergraduate students to foster To foster positive attitudes and behaviors that will improve their academic success at the University of Maryland, College Park,teach students effective interpersonal skills and academic behaviors needed to succeed in higher education, encourage students to participate in career exploration as an essential part of the acquisition of a college education, establish the Nyumburu Cultural Center as a place where students can receive assistance in social, academic, and cultural areas, assist students in the understanding and development of attitudes that can facilitate scholarly engagements, understand student activism, scholarly participation, and cultural involvement as visions for academic excellence.
EDCP108I
College and Career Advancement: Concepts and Skills; Academic Transitions to Internships
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restricted to students with less than 105 cumulative credits.

Recommended for students who have never had an internship and are actively searching for one. Students participating in this course will engage in the full experience of searching for an internship Course registration is closed to graduating seniors.
EDCP210
Peer Counseling Skills and Mental Health Advocacy
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Restriction: Must not have completed EDCP310; and must not have completed PSYC433.
Credit only granted for: EDCP210, EDCP310, or PSYC433.
Introduction to core helping skills in peer counseling settings and three predominant theoretical approaches used in the counseling field (humanistic, psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral). The course also explores mental health stigma and advocacy. Students will build an understanding of the practical application of underlying principles and theory in counseling and the helping professions, while exploring their own, and societal, biases, assumptions, and attitudes toward mental health.
EDCP386
(Perm Req)
Experiential Learning
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department; and sophomore standing or higher.
Special EDCP form required.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
EDCP489
(Perm Req)
Field Experiences in Counseling and Personnel Services
Credits: 1 - 4
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DVUP
Contact department for information to register for this course.
EDCP498
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Counseling and Personnel Services
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
EDCP610
Professional Orientation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Survey of knowledge base and practices in counseling and personnel services specializations, professional ethics, credentialling relevant legislation, current issues.
For Student Affairs students only.
EDCP614
Counseling Skills: Introduction to Practicum
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Corequisite: EDCP616.
Development and utilization of counseling skills.
EDCP615
Counseling I: Appraisal
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Corequisite: EDCP618.
Restriction: Must be in a major within EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.
Collection and interpretation of appraisal data, synthesis of data through case study procedures. Development of interview skills.
EDCP616
Counseling II: Theory and Practice
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Corequisite: EDCP618.
Counseling theories and the practices which stem from such theories.
For EDCP majors only.
EDCP617
Group Counseling
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EDCP616.
A survey of theory, research and practice of group counseling and psychotherapy, with an introduction to growth groups and the laboratory approach, therapeutic factors in groups, composition of therapeutic groups, problem clients, therapeutic techniques, research methods, theories, ethics and training of group counselors and therapists.
EDCP619B
EDCP622
Human Development in the Counseling Context
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCP789X or EDCP622.
Formerly: EDCP789X.
An examination of the development of individuals over the lifespan. A focus on human development theories and the ways in which those theories are utilized within the counseling process to promote optimal development of individuals and families across the lifespan.
EDCP632
Cognitive Assessment
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Must be in the School Psychology program; or permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.
Assessment of cognitive functioning of children and adolescents in reference to school learning and behavior problems. Administering, scoring and interpreting cognitive assessment instruments commonly used in school systems.
EDCP640
School Psychology Seminar: Overview of the Specialty
Credits: 1 - 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Must be in the School Psychology program; or permission of instructor.
Overviews the specialty of school psychology, including history of the specialty, roles and functions of school psychologists, and current professional issues related to the specialty.
EDCP641
School Psychology Seminar: Professional Ethics
Credits: 1 - 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Must be in the School Psychology program; or permission of instructor.
Overviews ethical issues in the specialty of school psychology.
EDCP652
Research in Counseling
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Must be in the School Counseling program.
Credit only granted for: EDCP652 or EDCP789Y.
Formerly: EDCP789Y.
An exploration of basic and applied research, program evaluation, and associated measurement and evaluation skills crucial for professional school counselors.
EDCP682
Counseling Psychology Didactic Practicum in Group Interventions
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: S-F
Prerequisite: For Counseling Psychology majors only.
Also offered as: PSYC682.
Formerly: EDCP718.
In depth examination of theories and techniques of group interventions; supervised experience in group counseling.
EDCP685
Counseling Psychology Didactic Practicum in Counseling Supervision
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: S-F
Prerequisite: For Counseling Psychology majors only.
Also offered as: PSYC685.
Formerly: EDCP745.
In depth examinatin of theories and techniques of counseling supervision, supervised experience in the process of supervising counselors.
EDCP697
Multicultural Issues in Counseling Psychology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Only open to Counseling Psychology majors.
Also offered as: PSYC697.
Credit only granted for: EDCP697, EDCP699, or PSYC697.
Formerly: EDCP699.
Exploration of knowledge, attitudes and skills for providing counseling and psychological services to culturally diverse populations.
EDCP741
Multicultural Practice in Student Affairs: Self, Education, and Society
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EDCP771.
Credit only granted for: EDCP741 or EDCP789Z.
Formerly: EDCP789Z.
Develop knowledge and skills in the area of multicultural practice in student affairs through the examination of oppression, power, and privilege and how these dynamics impact individuals, educational institutions, and societies.
EDCP746
Clinical Supervision of Pupil Personnel Services
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Advanced Doctoral Students Only.
Restriction: Permission of instructor.
Supervision of role of psychologists and counselors in school settings; applied skills in supervision of services.
EDCP772
Research in Student Affairs
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EDCP656; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Must be in the College Student Personnel program.
Research designs and approaches to research in student development and higher education. Development of research for research competency or dissertation proposal.
EDCP775
Facilitating Student Learning in Higher Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EDCP771; or permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.
Restriction: Must be in Counseling and Personnel Services (Doctoral) program.
Application of selected models of college student development, learning styles, and related models of instruction to the assessment of characteristics and the design of learning environments.
EDCP789
(Perm Req)
Advanced Topics in Counseling and Personnel Services
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
EDCP789Q
Advanced Topics in Counseling and Personnel Services; Developmental Psychopathology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
EDCP789R
(Perm Req)
Advanced Topics in Counseling and Personnel Services; College Teaching Seminar
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
EDCP789Z
Advanced Topics in Counseling and Personnel Services
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
EDCP798
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Counseling and Personnel Services
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
EDCP798A
Special Problems in Counseling and Personnel Services; Research Design and Proposal Writing Seminar
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
EDCP799
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
EDCP799A
Master's Thesis Research; Research Design and Proposal Writing Seminar
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
EDCP870
Professional Issues Seminar
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDCP656 or EDCP870.
Formerly: EDCP656.
Examination of issues that bear on professional issues such as ethics, inter-professional relationships and research.
EDCP879
Internship in School Counseling
Credits: 4 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
EDCP888
(Perm Req)
Apprenticeship in Counseling and Personnel Services
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
EDCP888A
Apprenticeship in Counseling and Personnel Services; College Student Personnel
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
EDCP888C
Apprenticeship in Counseling and Personnel Services; School Psychology
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
EDCP889
Internship in Counseling and Personnel Services; Internship in Counseling and Personnel Services
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
EDCP889I
Internship in Counseling and Personnel Services; School Psychology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
EDCP898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
EDCP899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.