Master of Science in Counseling

JAN (Winter) Term 2014-15

October 20 - January 9, 2015

Registration Period September 29 - October 10, 2014*
(*September 30 for students with less than 36 hours)

Regular classes are one night/day per week for 10 weeks except as noted. Seminars as listed.

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(We recommend that you wait until you are enrolled in a class to purchase your texts)

It is your responsibility to ensure that your enrollment is accurate and all University deadlines are met.

(Schedule is subject to change)

Course Title
(Click on Course Title below
for Course Description)
Date and Time
Instructor
HDCN 6301 Counseling Theory
Course Syllabus
Mondays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm
Terrie Naramor, Ph.D.
HDCN 6381 Ethics
Course Syllabus
Mondays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm
Tom Hartsell, J.D. 
HDCN 6313 Family of Origin
Course Syllabus
Mondays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm 
Hal Barkley, Ph.D.
 
HDCN 6305 Advanced Methods: Individual
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6302 Counseling Methods:
Individual
Course Syllabus
Mondays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Amy McCortney, Ph.D.
HDCN 6321 Lifestyle and Career Development
Course Syllabus
Mondays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm 
Rozan Christian, Ph.D.
HDCN 6349 Research Design & Statistics
Pre-req. for those with no psych or stats background: HDCN 6391 Behavioral Science
Course Syllabus
Mondays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Edita Ruzgyte, Ph.D.
HDCN 6330 Psychopathology
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm
Luba Levy, Ph.D.
HDCN 6349 Research Design & Statistics
Pre-req. for those with no psych or stats background: HDCN 6391 Behavioral Science
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm
Curt McIntyre, Ph.D.
HDCN 6395 Supervised Clinical Practicum*
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm 
Sarah Feuerbacher, Ph.D.
HDCN 6303 Counseling Methods: Group 
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6301 Counseling Theory
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Misty Solt, Ph.D.
HDCN 6310 Family Systems
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm 
Maggie Keeling, Ph.D.
 
HDCN 6320 Life Span Development
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Charette Dersch, Ph.D.
HDCN 6330 Psychopathology
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
John Dakin, Ph.D.
 
HDCN 6398 Internship I & II
Course Syllabus
Mandatory meetings on certain Tuesdays (10/21, 11/4, 11/18, 12/9) OR
Thursdays (10/23, 11/6, 11/20, 12/11) of the term: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kimberly King, Ph.D.
HDCN 6314 Sexual Counseling/Therapy
Course Syllabus
Wednesdays
9:30 am - 2:15 pm
(no class 10/22 - first
class 10/29)
Edita Ruzgyte, Ph.D.
HDCN 6392 Special Topics:  Marriage & Family:
Social Studies
 (Child Custody Evaluations)
Course Syllabus
Wednesdays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm 
Ron Stone, Ph.D. 
HDCN 6392 Special Topics: Marriage & Family:
Field Studies
(Child Custody: Field)
Course Syllabus
This is a field studies class so it is not conducted on a set schedule or during normal class hours and may require extra hours during the course of the term to complete. Contact Dr. Stone for details. Clinical contact hours can be earned in this course for Practicum/Internship students. Ron Stone, Ph.D.
HDCN 6395 Supervised Clinical Practicum*
Course Syllabus
Wednesdays
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Maggie Keeling, Ph.D.
HDCN 6302 Counseling Methods: Individual
Course Syllabus
Wednesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Kathy Oden, Ph.D.
 
HDCN 6340 Assessment
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6349 Research Design & Statistics
Course Syllabus
Wednesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Gay McAlister, Ph.D. 
HDCN 6302 Counseling Methods: Individual
Course Syllabus
Thursdays
9:30 am - 2:15 pm
Misty Solt, Ph.D.
HDCN 6311 Foundations of Marriage &
Family Therapy

Course Syllabus
Thursdays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm
Harold Duncan, Ph.D.
HDCN 6351 Psychopharmacology
Course Syllabus
Thursdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Sabine Rakos
HDCN 6391 Special Topics: Counseling -
Behavioral Science

Course Syllabus
Thursdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Gay McAlister, Ph.D.
HDCN 6399 Internship I & II
Course Syllabus
Mandatory meetings on certain Tuesdays (10/21, 11/4, 11/18, 12/9) OR
Thursdays (10/23, 11/6, 11/20, 12/11) of the term: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brandy Schumann, Ph.D.
*The SMU Center for Family Counseling Policy and Procedure Manual is required for this course and is available for purchase from SMU's Center for Family Counseling. The Center has elected to sell these manuals for the actual printing cost of $35. Were these manuals sold through a SMU-affiliated bookstore, the cost would be considerably higher. 

SEMINARS

(See Academic Calendar for Drop/Withdrawal Policy)

HDCN 6304 Counseling Diverse Communities
Course Syllabus
Two Weekends:
10/24-26; 11/21-23*

Yu Harumi, Ph.D.
HDCN 6325 Therapeutic Parenting
Course Syllabus
Weekends:
11/7-9; 12/5-7*
Jenifer Ware, Ph.D.
HDCN 6323 Adolescent Counseling
Course Syllabus
Weekends:
10/24-25; 11/14-15;
12/5-6; 12/12**
Brandy Schumann, Ph.D.
HDCN 6356 Affirmative Therapy with Transgender Clients
Course Syllabus
Weekends:
10/31 - 11/02/14;
12/19 - 12/21/14*
Colt Meier, Ph.D.

INTER-TERM (the week between Winter and Spring Terms)

(See Academic Calendar for Drop/Withdrawal Policy)

HDCN 6353 Treatment Management
Course Syllabus
January 12 - 16, 2015
8:30 am - 5:30 pm daily
Kevin Gilliland, Psy.D.

Joint with Dispute Resolution:  TBA

     *Fridays: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm; Saturdays and Sundays: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
   **Fridays: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm; Saturdays:  8:30 am to 5:30 pm; No Sundays