Advanced Clinical Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning   [Archived Catalog]
GRADUATE CATALOG 2015-2016
   

COU 8504 - Advanced Clinical Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning

Credits, 3 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Doctor of Professional Counseling Degree Program; completion of 24 semester hours of doctoral studies or consent of the faculty member This course will provide the professional counselor with an understanding of clinical assessment and diagnosis. Course participants will examine characteristics of clinical assessment tools, including psychometric tests, and systems of classification and diagnosis. They will develop knowledge and skills needed to conduct assessment, diagnosis, referral, treatment planning, and evaluation. Students will also learn professional and ethical practices needed to maintain confidentiality and produce timely and accurate documentation.