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Course level: Graduate
This residency course is 2 weeks in length, with significant synchronous interactions with faculty and peers. The final 3-days of the residency provides an opportunity for students to observe, practice, and demonstrate competency integrating counseling skills with cognitive-behavioral theory. Students explore couples counseling concepts and strategies. Other topics include professional and personal development; application of theory to practice; and sensitivity to diversity issues. Students will demonstrate intake, assessment and treatment planning abilities. In addition to counseling skills, students are evaluated on professional dispositions and their readiness to progress in the program.