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COUN643. Spirituality and Values in Counseling

This course is designed to help mental health and school counseling students integrate spirituality into their professional counseling practice. The course is designed to encourage individual exploration of the cultural topic. The approach to the topic of spirituality is from a multicultural perspective, understanding spirituality/religion as a cultural aspect of all people. The didactic and experiential learning experiences are designed to encourage awareness, knowledge and skills related to spirituality. Course content will focus on the following topics in addition to those selected by students: distinction between religion and spirituality, world religions & worldviews, ethical issues and spirituality, assessment and spirituality, and faith development models.