Course: EPC 621. Collaborative Consultation for School Counselors (3)
Prerequisite: Admission to CSUN’s Master of Science in Counseling program; Enrollment in one of the following fieldwork courses: EPC 659CC, EPC 659JC, or EPC 659KC. The course examines principles and theory-derived practices of collaborating with families in educational settings from Pre-K through high school. Considerations of family system theory, family forms, the role of culture and the ecological perspective, the impact of family on child development, child and adolescent development, a focus on special education, and student achievement will be incorporated into the course. Course teaching will emphasize consultation with teachers and other professionals regarding problems encountered with children and adolescents, with the goal of enhancing Pre-K student academic achievement.