2013-2014 Walden University Student Handbook (December 2013) 
    
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2013-2014 Walden University Student Handbook (December 2013) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

M.S. in Career Counseling Residencies


Descriptions

Residency 1


Residency 1 provides an introduction to the career counseling profession. Topics include developing the skills and multicultural competencies students need for career counseling, preparing for their practicum and internship, and understanding the licensure process.

  • Timing: Can be completed as soon as students begin their program; should be completed before the end of the 3rd quarter.
  • Format: Face-to-face workshops and group activities.

Residency 2


Residency 2 helps students develop their advanced clinical skills through constructive feedback from peers and faculty members. Students will also participate in 10 hours of group work. In addition, they will consult with faculty members and academic advisors about their progress in the program and their preparation for licensure exams.

  • Timing: To be taken between the 6th and 8th quarters.
  • Format: Face-to-face sessions, including a 10-hour group experience.

Learning Outcomes

Residency 1

At the end of this residency, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate basic interviewing skills.
  2. Apply multicultural competencies to basic counseling skills.
  3. Demonstrate critical-thinking skills of diverse and multicultural perspectives and apply them to counseling practice.
  4. Describe the process of professional identity development.
  5. Provide constructive feedback on others’ counseling skills.
  6. Effectively lead groups and incorporate insight from practice as a member/counselor of a small group.
  7. Utilize feedback to improve performance.
  8. Demonstrate advanced counseling skills.
  9. Describe the process of preparing for field experience.
  10. Prepare for eventual accrual of post-Master’s experience toward licensure.

Residency 2

At the end of this residency, students will be able to:

  1. Provide constructive feedback on others’ counseling skills.
  2. Present research focused on program development that includes components of consultation and evaluation.
  3. Present collaborative research focused on social change.
  4. Effectively lead groups and incorporate insight from practice as a member/counselor of a small group.
  5. Utilize feedback to improve performance.
  6. Demonstrate advanced counseling skills.
  7. Apply multicultural and diversity competencies to advanced counseling skills.
  8. Describe the process of preparing for field experience.
  9. Prepare for the NCE, NCMHCE, or other licensure exams.
  10. Prepare for eventual accrual of post-Master’s experience toward licensure.
     

Residency Session Abstracts

Residency Session Abstracts—M.S.