Master of Science in Counseling

Spring Term 2013

January 22 - March 28, 2013

Registration Period January 2 - 11, 2013*
(*January 3 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
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Date and Time Instructor
HDCN 6305 Advanced Methods: Individual
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6302 Counseling Methods: Individual
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Mondays 10:00am - 2:15pm Amy McCortney, Ph.D.
HDCN 6302 Counseling Methods: Individual
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6301 Counseling Theory
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Mondays 6:00pm - 10:15pm Misty Solt, Ph.D.
HDCN 6310 Family Systems
Pre-requisite: 6312 Family Therapy
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Mondays 6:00pm - 10:15pm Maggie Keeling, Ph.D.
HDCN 6342 Cognitive Career and Educational Assessment
(Pre-req.: HDCN 6340 Assessment)
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Mondays 6:00pm - 10:15pm Leslie Laws, Ph.D.
HDCN 6321: Lifestyle and Career Development
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Tuesdays 10:00am - 2:15pm Chris Simpson, Ph.D.
HDCN 6340 Assessment
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6349 Research Design & Statistics
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Tuesdays 10:00am - 2:15pm Gay McAlister, Ph.D.
HDCN 6395 Supervised Clinical Practicum*
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Tuesdays 5:00pm - 10:00pm Maggie Keeling, Ph.D.
HDCN 6320 Life Span Development
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Tuesdays 6:00pm - 10:15pm Kristen Belloni, Ph.D.
HDCN 6313 Family of Origin
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Tuesdays 6:00pm - 10:15pm Hal Barkley, Ph.D.
HDCN 6303 Counseling Methods: Group
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6301 Counseling Theory
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Wednesdays 10:00am - 2:15pm Bob Berg, Ed.D.
HDCN 6320 Life Span Development
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Wednesdays 10:00am - 2:15pm Edita Ruzgyte, Ph.D.
HDCN 6395 Supervised Clinical Practicum*
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Wednesdays 12:30pm - 5:30pm (Note classtime) Misty Solt, Ph.D.
HDCN 6301 Counseling Theory
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Wednesdays 6:00pm - 10:15pm Kathy Oden, Ph.D.
HDCN 6349 Research Design & Statistics
Pre-req. for those with no psych background: HDCN 6391 Behavioral Science
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Wednesdays 6:00pm - 10:15pm Charette Dersch, Ph.D.
HDCN 6311 Foundations of Marriage & Family
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Wednesdays 6:00pm - 10:15pm Harold Duncan, Ph.D.
HDCN 6343 Play Therapy
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10 Wednesdays - 6:00p -9:00p
2 Saturdays: - 9:00a - 2:00p Saturday dates: 2/16 & 3/2/13
Misty Solt, Ph.D.
HDCN 6301 Counseling Theory
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Thursdays 10:00am - 2:15pm Bret Menassa, Ph.D.
HDCN 6395 Supervised Clinical Practicum*
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Thursdays 5:00pm - 10:00pm Sarah Feuerbacher, Ph.D.
HDCN 6330 Psychopathology
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Thursdays 6:00pm - 10:15pm Luba Levy, Ph.D.
HDCN 6314 Sexual Counseling/ Therapy
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Thursdays 6:00pm - 10:15pm Hal Barkley, Ph.D.
HDCN 6351 Psychopharmacology
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Thursdays 6:00pm - 10:15pm Sabine Rakos
HDCN 6398/99 Internship
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Mandatory meetings on 4 Thursdays of the term: 1/31, 2/14, 2/28, 3/14 - 5-8pm Gay McAlister, Ph.D.
Brandy Schumann, Ph.D.
Kimberly King, 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 an SMU-affiliated bookstore, the cost would be considerably higher.

Seminar Courses

You MUST drop/withdraw from Seminar and Inter-Term courses no later than 2 weeks prior to the start date of the course to receive a refund of tuition.  March 15 is the deadline to drop the following courses and receive a refund.

HDCN 6304 Counseling Diverse Communities
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Two Weekends:
1/25-27; 2/8-10**
Betty Gilmore, Psy.D.
HDCN 6381 Ethics
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Two Weekends:
2/1-3; 3/15-17**
Tom Hartsell, J.D.

 Inter-term (the week following Spring Term)

You MUST drop/withdraw from Seminar and Inter-Term courses no later than 2 weeks prior to the start date of the course to receive a refund of tuition.  March 15 is the deadline to drop the following course and receive a refund.

HDCN 6352 Psychology of Addictions (LCDC)
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April 1 - 5, 2013
8:30 am - 5:30 pm daily
John Dakin, Ph.D.

 Joint with Dispute Resolution