Teaching Counselors and Therapists: Constructivist and Developmental Course Design

Teaching Counselors and Therapists: Constructivist and Developmental Course Design

Teaching Counselors and Therapists: Constructivist and Developmental Course Design

Teaching Counselors and Therapists: Constructivist and Developmental Course Design

Synopsis

Committed to constructivist and developmental teaching in counselor education, the authors contend that these practices are critical for preparing thoughtful, creative, mental health practitioners. They offer suggestions for transforming the specific courses in the counselor education curriculum.

Excerpt

The following eighteen chapters offer suggestions for transforming the specific courses in the counselor education curriculum. Each chapter includes (a) an introduction—using ancdotes or student quotes; (b) an overview of the impact of constructivism on the course content; (c) an outline of the course structure, assignments, and activities, with the accompanying constructivist and developmental rationales; (d) examples and anecdotes that illustrate these practices; (e) evaluation and grading procedures that are based on constructivist perspectives; and (f) a description of problems instructors might encounter in teaching a course in this way, and how these problems might be managed.

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