The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Counseling Psychology Program, located in Southwest Wisconsin and serving the tri-state region, provides the opportunity for graduate study in school counseling, community counseling, and higher education/students services and affairs. Graduate study in the program is designed to help the student develop his/her unique potential as a professional. The faculty works to identify and enhance the knowledge and skills needed for professional licensure. The faculty also emphasizes providing a structure and environment that facilitates student growth in thinking critically, reflecting with personal insight, and integrating feelings and thoughts. The goal is to assist students in their development of a professional, personal, and social identity.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate professional judgment and therapeutic interpersonal skills.
- Apply critical knowledge of human development, counseling theory, measurement, and assessment.
- Demonstrate competency in using counseling processes.
- Apply critical knowledge, skills, and disposition of the Pupil Services Standards and the Content Guidelines for School Counselors.
- Exhibit a working knowledge of the ethical standards of the ACA and the ASCA.
- Demonstrate competence in the use of research methodology applied to the fields of counseling psychology and counseling.
- Show self-awareness and sensitivity to one’s impact on others.
- Exhibit respect for the dignity and worth of the individual and appreciation of human diversity.
- Display active involvement in the counseling profession
- Increase human diversity in various aspects of the Counseling Psychology Program. Counseling Psychology Human Diversity Plan