Special Topics in Counseling: Counseling Services for Learning Disabled
10 per pnt
An examination of current theory & research relevant to to the psycho-social development & adjustment of the learning disabled person. Implications for counseling theory & practice are explored & developed. Topics include the following: the learning disabled within the family, educational, & social systems; advocacy & ombudsman role of the counselor; learned helplessness & the learning disabled; & psychological effects of labeling. Congruencies & divergence?s between counseling this population & others are also examined.
- Old Course Number: E63.2689