Special Issues in College Counseling
This course focuses on counseling college-bound students with learning disabilities, undocumented status, first-generation, and members of the LGBT community.
What you can learn.
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of counseling special populations
- Evaluate sources of current information about counseling special populations
- Recognize the procedural, developmental, and emotional stages of the college transition process
About this course:This course in the College Counseling Certificate focuses on individual groups of students with unique perspectives in the admissions process, such as students with learning differences, athletes, actors, and underserved students who are members of the LGBT community, first-generation students, transfer students, etc. The specificity and changeability of the course content allows the program to keep information current and provide certificate students with recent views or changing critical elements in the counseling profession.
Summer 2021 Schedule
Course content is delivered through an online learning platform where you can engage with your instructor and classmates. There are no required live meetings, but assignments are due regularly.