Course & Seminar Schedule

Counseling Course & Seminar Schedule

All courses are held at SMU-in-Plano, 5228 Tennyson Parkway in Plano, Texas.

Regular classes meet one night per week for 10 weeks. Seminars are scheduled on weekends. Study Abroad classes as noted on schedule.

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TERM SCHEDULE STARTS BELOW

October 21 - January 10, 2014

Registration Period September 30 - October 11, 2013*
(*October 1 for students with less than 36 hours)

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

Click Here for Winter Term Textbook List
(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
Bret Menassa, 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 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
Mary Sue Green, Ph.D.
HDCN 6330 Psychopathology
Course Syllabus
Mondays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Christine Castillo, Ph.D. 
 
HDCN 6321 Lifestyle and Career Development
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
10:00 am - 2:15 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
Tuesdays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm
FIRST CLASS WILL BE HELD ON TUES., OCT. 29, w/ MAKE-UP CLASS TO BE SCHEDULED
Curt McIntyre, Ph.D.
HDCN 6395 Supervised Clinical Practicum*
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
Sarah Feuerbacher, Ph.D.
HDCN 6314 Sexual Counseling/Therapy
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Hal Barkley, Ph.D.
HDCN 6320 Life Span Development
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Janell Myers, Ph.D.
HDCN 6330 Psychopathology
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
John Dakin, 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 6302 Counseling Methods: Individual
Course Syllabus
Wednesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Kathy Oden, Ph.D.
 
HDCN 6347 Mindfulness-based Expressive Art Therapy
Course Syllabus
Wednesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Maggie Keeling, 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 6385 Advanced General Psychology
Course Syllabus
Wednesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Carolyn Greenleaf, Ph.D.
HDCN 6302 Counseling Methods: Individual
Course Syllabus
Thursdays
10:00 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 6395 Supervised Clinical Practicum*
Course Syllabus
Thursdays
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Maggie Keeling, Ph.D.
 
HDCN 6303 Counseling Methods: Group 
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6301 Counseling Theory
Course Syllabus
Thursdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Chris Simpson, Ph.D.
HDCN 6312 Family Therapy
Course Syllabus
Thursdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Charette Dersch, Ph.D.
HDCN 6391 Special Topics: Counseling -
Behavioral Science

Course Syllabus
Thursdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Stephen Robertson, Ph.D.
HDCN 6398/99 Internship
Course Syllabus
Mandatory meetings on certain
Thursdays of the term:
10/24, 11/7, 11/21, 12/5 -
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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 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:**
10/25-27; 11/8-10

Sarah Feuerbacher, Ph.D.
HDCN 6323 Adolescent Counseling
Course Syllabus
Weekends:  11/1-2; 11/22-23;
12/13-14; 1/10***
Brandy Schumann, 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 13 - 17, 2014
8:30 am - 5:30 pm daily
Kevin Gilliland, Ph.D.

Joint with Dispute Resolution:  TBA

       *Fridays: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm; Saturdays: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm; No Sundays 
     **Fridays: 5:00 pm to 10:00 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  

January 21 - March 28, 2014

Registration Period January 2 - January 14, 2014*
(*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.

Click here for Spring Term Textbook List
(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 6305 Advanced Methods: Individual
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6302 Counseling Methods:
Individual 
Course Syllabus
Mondays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm
Amy McCortney, Ph.D.
HDCN 6302 Counseling Methods: Individual
Course Syllabus
Mondays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm
Misty Solt, Ph.D.
HDCN 6392 Special Topics:  Marriage &
Family: Social Studies
(Child Custody Evaluations)
Course Syllabus
Mondays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm
Ron Stone, Ph.D.
HDCN 6392 Special Topics:  Marriage &
Family: Field Studies
(Child Custody Evaluations)
Pre-requisite:  HDCN 6392 Social Studies
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 to
complete during the course of the
term.  Contact Dr. Stone for details.
Ron Stone, Ph.D. 
 
HDCN 6302 Counseling Methods: Individual 
Course Syllabus
Mondays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Brandy Schumann, Ph.D.
HDCN 6314 Sexual Counseling/Therapy
Course Syllabus
Mondays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Hal Barkley, Ph.D.
HDCN 6342 Cognitive, Career and Educational
Assessment
 

Pre-requisite: HDCN 6340 Assessment
Course Syllabus - Wallach (weeks 1 - 5)
Course Syllabus - Davis (weeks 6 - 10)
Mondays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Lauren Wallach
Greta Davis
HDCN 6321 Lifestyle and Career Development 
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm
Rozan Christian, Ph.D.
HDCN 6340 Assessment
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6349 Research Design &
Statistics
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm
Gay McAlister, Ph.D. 
HDCN 6395 Supervised Clinical Practicum*
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
5:00 pm - 10:00 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
Chris Simpson, Ph.D.
HDCN 6310 Family Systems
Pre-requisite:  HDCN 6312 Family Therapy
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Maggie Keeling, Ph.D.
HDCN 6313 Family of Origin 
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Hal Barkley, Ph.D.
HDCN 6320 Life Span Development
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm  
Charette Dersch, Ph.D.
HDCN 6398 Internship I
Course Syllabus
Mandatory meetings on
certain Tuesdays of the
term.

Dates: Jan 21, Feb 4,
Feb 18, March 4 -
6:00 - 9:00 pm

Kimberly King, Ph.D.
 
HDCN 6303 Counseling Methods: Group
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6301 Counseling Theory
Course Syllabus
Wednesdays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm
Bob Berg, Ed.D.
HDCN 6320 Life Span Development
Course Syllabus
Wednesdays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm 
Edita Ruzgyte, Ph.D.
HDCN 6301 Counseling Theory
Course Syllabus
Wednesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm 
Kathy Oden, Ph.D.
HDCN 6311 Foundations of Marriage &
Family Therapy
 

Course Syllabus
Wednesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Harold Duncan, Ph.D.
HDCN 6343 Play Therapy
Course Syllabus
Wednesdays -
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm +
2 Saturdays
(Feb. 15 & March 1 -
9:00 am - 2:00 pm)
Misty Solt, Ph.D. 
HDCN 6349 Research Design & Statistics
Pre-req. for those with no psych stats
background
: HDCN 6391 Behavioral Science
Course Syllabus
Wednesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Curt McIntyre, Ph.D.
HDCN 6301 Counseling Theory
Course Syllabus
Thursdays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm
Bret Menassa, Ph.D.
HDCN 6330 Psychopathology
Course Syllabus
Thursdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Luba Levy, Ph.D.
HDCN 6385 Advanced General Psychology 
Course Syllabus
Thursdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Carolyn Greenleaf, Ph.D.
HDCN 6351 Psychopharmacology/
Substance Abuse

Course Syllabus
Thursdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Sabine Rakos
HDCN 6399 Internship II
Course Syllabus
Mandatory meetings on
certain Thursdays of the
term.

Dates:  Jan 23, Feb 6,
Feb 20, March 6 -
6:00 - 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 6381 Ethics
Course Syllabus
Two Weekends:
1/31-2/2; 2/28-3/2 **
Tom Hartsell, J.D.
HDCN 6304 Counseling Diverse Communities
Course Syllabus
Two Weekends:
1/24-26; 2/7-9 **
Betty Gilmore, Psy.D. 

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

(See Academic Calendar for Drop/Withdrawal Policy)
HDCN 6352 Psychology of Addictions 
Course Syllabus
March 31 - April 4, 2014
8:30 am - 5:30 pm daily
John Dakin, Ph.D.

Joint with Dispute Resolution:  TBA

       *Fridays: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm; Saturdays: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm; No Sundays 
     **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  

April 7 - June 13, 2014

Registration Period March 17 - 28, 2014*
(*March 18 for students with less than 36 hours)

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

Click here for May Term Textbook List
(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 6381 Ethics
Course Syllabus

Mon. 10:00 am - 2:15 pm
(no class 5/19 and Holiday 5/26 -
make-up class scheduled for
Saturday, 4/26 - 8:30 to 5:30 pm 

Tom Hartsell, J.D.

HDCN 6302 Counseling Methods: Individual
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6301 Counseling Theory
Course Syllabus

Mon. 6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
(Holiday 5/26 - make-up class to be scheduled)

Kathy Oden, Ph.D.

HDCN 6305 Advanced Methods: Individual
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6302 Counseling Methods: Individual
Course Syllabus

Mon. 6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
(Holiday 5/26 - make-up class to be scheduled)

Amy McCortney, Ph.D.

HDCN 6305 Advanced Methods: Individual
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6302 Counseling Methods: Individual
Course Syllabus

Mon. 6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
(Holiday 5/26 - make-up class to be scheduled)

Charette Dersch, Ph.D.

HDCN 6311 Foundations of Marriage & Family
Course Syllabus

Mon. 6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
(Holiday 5/26 - make-up class to be scheduled)

Hal Barkley, Ph.D.

HDCN 6321 Lifestyle and Career Development
Course Syllabus

Mon. 6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
(Holiday 5/26 - make-up class to be scheduled)

Rozan Christian, Ph.D.

HDCN 6310 Family Systems
Pre-requisite: 6312 Family Therapy
Course Syllabus

Tues. 10:00 am - 2:15 pm

Maggie Keeling, Ph.D.

HDCN 6395 Supervised Clinical Practicum*
Course Syllabus

Tues. 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sarah Feuerbacher, Ph.D.

HDCN 6301 Counseling Theory
Course Syllabus

Tues. 6:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Hal Barkley, Ph.D.

HDCN 6353 Treatment Management (LCDC)
Course Syllabus

Tues. 6:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Kevin Gilliland, Ph.D.

HDCN 6392 Select Topics Family & Marriage:
Social Studies

Course Syllabus

Tues. 6:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Ron Stone, Ph.D.

HDCN 6392 Special Topics:  Marriage &
Family: Field Studies
(Child Custody Evaluations)
Pre-requisite:  HDCN 6392 Social Studies
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 to
complete during the course of the
term.  Contact Dr. Stone for details.
Ron Stone, Ph.D. 
 

HDCN 6399 Internship II
Course Syllabus

Mandatory meetings on
4 Tuesdays of the term:

4/15, 4/29, 5/13, 5/27
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Kimberly King, Ph.D.

HDCN 6301 Counseling Theory
Course Syllabus

Wed. 10:00 am - 2:15 pm

Bret Menassa, Ph.D.

HDCN 6391 Special Topics: Personal Growth
(Instructor approval required)
Pre-requisite:  HDCN 6303 Group Counseling

10 Wednesdays and 2 Mondays
(April 28 and May 19)
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Bob Berg, Ed.D.

HDCN 6395 Supervised Clinical Practicum*
Course Syllabus

Wed. 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm 

Misty Solt, Ph.D.

HDCN 6303 Counseling Methods: Group
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6301 Counseling Theory
Course Syllabus

Wed. 6:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Chris Simpson, Ph.D.

HDCN 6340 Assessment
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6349 Research Design & Statistics
Course Syllabus

Wed. 6:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Gay McAlister, Ph.D.

HDCN 6320 Life Span Development
Course Syllabus

Wed. 6:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Janell Myers, Ph.D.

HDCN 6391 Behavioral Science
Course Syllabus

Wed. 6:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Curt McIntyre, Ph.D.

HDCN 6302 Counseling Methods: Individual
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6301 Counseling Theory
Course Syllabus

Thurs. 10:00 am - 2:15 pm

Misty Solt, Ph.D.

HDCN 6330 Psychopathology
Course Syllabus

Thurs. 10:00 am - 2:15 pm

Luba Levy, Ph.D.

HDCN 6304 Counseling Diverse Communities
Course Syllabus

Thurs. 6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
No class 4/10 - First class is 4/17
(make-up class will be scheduled)

Betty Gilmore, Psy.D.

HDCN 6348 Embodied Expressive Arts
(For more information, contact Dr. Keeling
at mkeeling@smu.edu)  Course Syllabus

Thurs. 6:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Maggie Keeling, Ph.D.

HDCN 6398 Internship I
Course Syllabus

Mandatory meetings on
4 Thursdays of the term:

4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 5/29
6:00 pm to 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 6355 Affirmative Therapy with Lesbian,
Gay and Bisexual Clients

(For more information, contact Sabine Rakos
at srakos@smu.edu)
Course Syllabus

Two Weekends:
April 25-27; May 30-June 1**

Sabine Rakos

HDCN 6313 Family of Origin
Course Syllabus

Two Weekends:
May 2-4; May 23-25**

Harold Duncan, Ph.D.

HDCN 6323 Adolescent Counseling
(formerly called "Child Counseling")
Course Syllabus

Weekends: April 11-12;
May 9-10; May 30-31;
June 6***

Brandy Schumann, Ph.D.

HDCN 6349 Research Design & Statistics
Pre-req. for those with no psych background:
HDCN 6391 Behavioral Science
Course Syllabus

Online and in-class meetings:

Class meetings: April 12;
May 16-17; June 13*

Don Clardy, Ed.D.

JOINT  - DISPUTE RESOLUTION
       *Fridays: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm; Saturdays: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm; No Sundays 
     **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

June 16 - July 18, 2014

Registration Period June 2 - 13, 2014*
(*June 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.

Click here for Summer Term Textbook List (not yet available)
(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 6302 Counseling Methods: Individual
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6301 Counseling Theory

Mondays and Wednesdays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm

Chris Simpson, Ph.D.

HDCN 6325 Therapeutic Parenting

Mondays and Wednesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Kathy Oden, Ph.D.

HDCN 6305 Advanced Methods: Individual
Pre-requisite:
HDCN 6302 Counseling Methods: Individual

Tuesdays and Thursdays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm

Amy McCortney. Ph.D.

HDCN 6340 Assessment
Pre-requisite:
HDCN 6349 Research Design & Statistics

Tuesdays and Thursdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Lauren Wallach, Ph.D.

HDCN 6304 Counseling Diverse Communities
Pre-approval and deposits required

STUDY ABROAD - TAOS, NM
July 20 - 26

Maggie Keeling, Ph.D.

HDCN 6314 Sexual Counseling/Therapy
Pre-approval and deposits required

STUDY ABROAD - TAOS, NM
July 20 - 26

Hal Barkley, Ph.D.

HDCN 6349 Research Design & Statistics
Pre-req. for those with no psych background:
HDCN 6391 Behavioral Science

Full Week - July 14 - 18
8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Don Clardy, Ed.D.

HDCN 6312 Family Therapy

Full Week - June 23 - 27
8:30 am - 5:30 pm 

Charette Dersch, Ph.D.

HDCN 6398/99 Internship

Mandatory meetings on certain
Thursdays of the term.

Dates TBD

Brandy Schumann, Ph.D.
Kimberly King, Ph.D.

SEMINARS

(See Academic Calendar for Drop/Withdrawal Policy)

HDCN 6352 Psychology of Addictions (LCDC)

Weekends:
June 27-29 and July 11-13**

John Dakin, Ph.D.

HDCN 6370 Crisis Intervention

Weekends:
June 20-22 and July 11-13**

Carolyn Greenleaf, Ph.D.

JOINT  - DISPUTE RESOLUTION

HDCN 6391 Collective Memory, History & Conflict
in Madrid, Span

For more information, click here

Study Abroad Class
June 15 - 20, 2014

Betty Gilmore, Psy.D.

       *Fridays: 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm; Saturdays: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm; No Sundays 
     **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

August 4 - October 10, 2014

Registration Period July 14 - 25, 2014*
(*July 15 for students with less than 36 hours)

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

Click here for Fall Term Textbook List (Not Yet Available)
(Links to Syllabi will be added below when available)

(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 6305 Advanced Methods: Individual
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6302 Counseling Methods:
Individual  
Course Syllabus
Mondays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm 
TBD
HDCN 6302 Counseling Methods: Individual 
Course Syllabus
Mondays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm 
TBD
 
HDCN 6310 Family Systems 
Pre-requisite:  HDCN 6312 Family Therapy
Course Syllabus
Mondays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm 

Maggie Keeling, Ph.D.

HDCN 6381 Ethics 
Course Syllabus
Mondays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm 
Tom Hartsell, J.D. 
HDCN 6304 Counseling Diverse Communities 
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm
Martha Satz, Ph.D.
HDCN 6313 Family of Origin 
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm   
Hal Barkley, Ph.D.
HDCN 6320 Life Span Development
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm
TBD
HDCN 6340 Assessment
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6349 Research Design & Statistics 
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm 
Gay McAlister, Ph.D. 
HDCN 6395 Supervised Clinical Practicum*
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sarah Feuerbacher, Ph.D. 
HDCN 6301 Counseling Theory
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
TBD
HDCN 6320 Life Span Development
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
TBD
 
HDCN 6330 Psychopathology
Course Syllabus
Tuesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm 
Luba Levy, Ph.D.
HDCN 6398/99 Internship Mandatory meetings:
4 Tuesdays - TBD
6:00 - 9:00 pm
Brandy Schumann, Ph.D.
Kimberly King, Ph.D.
HDCN 6301 Counseling Theory
Course Syllabus
Wednesdays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm
Hal Barkley, Ph.D.
HDCN 6303 Counseling Methods: Group 
Pre-requisite: HDCN 6301 Counseling Theory
Course Syllabus
Wednesdays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm
TBD
HDCN 6312 Family Therapy
Course Syllabus
Wednesdays
10:00 am - 2:15 pm
TBD
HDCN 6301 Counseling Theory
Course Syllabus
Wednesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
TBD
HDCN 6308 Counseling: Elementary School 
HDCN 6309 Counseling: Secondary School
Course Syllabus
Wednesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm 
Gay McAlister, Ph.D. 
HDCN 6320 Life Span Development 
Course Syllabus
Wednesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm
TBD
 
HDCN 6392 Special Topics:  Marriage & Family:
Social Studies
 (Child Custody Evaluations)
Course Syllabus
Wednesdays
6:00 pm - 10:15 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. Ron Stone, Ph.D. 
 
HDCN 6343 Play Therapy 
Course Syllabus
Thursdays
10:00 am - 1:00 pm + 2 Saturdays: TBD
Misty Solt, Ph.D. 
HDCN 6398/99 Internship Mandatory meetings:
4 Thursdays - TBD
6:00 - 9:00 pm
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 a SMU-affiliated bookstore, the cost would be considerably higher. 

SEMINARS

(See Academic Calendar for Drop/Withdrawal Policy)
HDCN 6321 Lifestyle and Career Development 
Course Syllabus
Weekends: 
TBD
Rozan Christian, Ph.D.
HDCN 6349 Research Design & Statistics
Pre-req. for those with no psych background:
HDCN 6391 Behavioral Science
Course Syllabus

Online and in-class meetings:

Class meetings:
TBD

TBD

HDCN 6314 Sexual Counseling/Therapy
Course Syllabus
Weekends:
TBD
TBD

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

(See Academic Calendar for Drop/Withdrawal Policy)
HDCN 6351 Pscyhopharmacology/Substance Abuse 
Course Syllabus
October 13 - 17, 2014
8:30 am - 5:30 pm daily
TBD
HDCN 6392 Special Topics: Marriage & Family -
Family Play Therapy

Course Syllabus
Study Abroad Class - DISNEY CRUISE!
ENROLLMENT CLOSED - CONTACT DR. SOLT IF INTERESTED IN THE WAIT LIST
Misty Solt, Ph.D.  

Joint with Dispute Resolution:

       *Fridays: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm; Saturdays: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm; No Sundays 
     **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