NYU Steinhardt

Special Topics in Counseling: Counseling Services for Learning Disabled

  • Course Number: APSY-GE 2689
  • Hours: 10 per pnt
  • Units: 1-6 (var)
  • Description: 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