Fall Semester, 2017

COUN 231 - Seminar in Ethics and Professional
Practices of Counseling
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 THE DETAILS: Syllabus - Fall 2017 (posted 08-20-2017) 
 THE DATES: Calendar - Fall 2017 (posted 08-20-2017) 
 THE BONES: Mini Assignment Calendar - Fall 2017 (posted 08-20-2017) 
Talking Points Memos (preparing for class discussion)
WEEK 1 -- There is no "Talking Points Memo" for discussion on August 24, 2017. Hey, we just met!
Web presentation from Dan's Lecture on Laws and Ethics 
WEEK 2 --  TPM - WR&G Chapter 1 (for discussion on August 31, 2017)
Web presentation from Dan's Comments on Scope of Practice 
PDF presentation of Dan's Lecture on TPM - WR&G Chapter 1  
WEEK 3 --  TPM - WR&G Chapter 2 (for discussion on September 7, 2017)
PDF presentation of Dan's Lecture on TPM - WR&G Chapter 2  
PDF of Dan's silly "Dual/Duel Relationships" presentation  
WEEK 4 --  TPM - WR&G Chapter 3 (for discussion on September 14, 2017)
Outline of Major Paper is due October 12, 2017 
PDF presentation of Dan's Lecture on TPM - WR&G Chapter 3  
WEEK 5 --  TPM X 2 - WR&G Chapter 4 &  Chapter 8 (for discussion on September 21, 2017)
Outline of Major Paper is due October 12, 2017 
WEEK 6 -- EXAM 1 TONIGHT! (September 28, 2017)
Lucky you: HERE is a study guide! (posted 08-20-2017; updated 09-16-17) 
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Outline of Major Paper is due October 12, 2017
WEEK 7 --  TPM - WR&G Chapter 5 (for discussion on October 5, 2017)
Outline of Major Paper is due October 12, 2017 -- NEXT WEEK
WEEK 8 --  TPM - WR&G Chapter 6 (for discussion on October 12, 2017)
Lots of discussion on child abuse assessment and reporting.

Thank you for presenting your Major Paper Outline ON TIME!
Major Paper due November 9, 2017
WEEK 9 --  TPM - WR&G Chapter 7 (for discussion on October 19, 2017)
Lots of discussion on child abuse assessment and reporting.

Major Paper due November 9, 2017
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WEEK 10 --  TPM - WR&G Chapter 10 (for discussion on October 26, 2017)
Major Paper due November 9, 2017
WEEK 11 --  TPM - WR&G Chapter 11 (for discussion on November 2, 2017)
EXAM 2 TONIGHT! (November 2, 2017)
Lucky you: HERE is a study guide! (posted 08-20-2017).  
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Major Paper due November 9, 2017. THAT'S NEXT WEEK!
WEEK 12 -- There is NO TPM for WR&G Chapter 13 (for discussion on November 9, 2017)
Major Paper due NOW. NO EXCEPTIONS! THANK YOU!
WEEK 13 -- There is NO TPM for WR&G Chapter 14 (for discussion on November 16, 2017). We will be talking about COUN 239, and also about how to work with the Licensing Board (BBS), and the procedures for securing your MFT and/or LPCC license. 
WEEK 14 -- THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY. No class on November 23, 2017; . . . and, "You're Welcome" . . . for making your papers due before this wonderful holiday. ENJOY YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS. GIVE THANKS.
WEEK 15 - FINAL DAY OF CLASS - November 30, 2017 -- We will continue talking about COUN 239, and also about how to work with the Licensing Board (BBS), and the procedures for securing your MFT and/or LPCC license. All BBS, All night!
WEEK 16 -- Thursday December 7, 2017 and Friday, December 8, 2017 are "Consultation Days." I plan to be around to answer questions and do advising on most of those days. ALSO, I will post your FINAL EXAM at 12:00 NOON on Friday, December 8, 2017. Go to the Gradebook Page, log in, and follow the links.
WEEK 17 -- FINAL EXAM is on Thursday, December 14, 2017; We'll do something on that day.
LAWS, CODES and other important DOWNLOADS
 "Statutes and Regulations Relating to the Practice of: Professional Clinical Counseling, Marriage And Family Therapy, Educational Psychology, and Clinical Social Work." Revised January, 2016. Don't accidentally start your printer; this document is a monster.
 Professional Therapy Never Includes Sex, 2011
 La Terapia Profesional Nunca Incluye Relaciones Sexuales, 2009
 AB 1449; California MFT Name Change Bill, 1998
Links to CAMFT Ethical Standards (www.camft.org)
Ethical Standards, Part 1 - The Standards (Revised June 11, 2011)
Ethical Standards, Part 2 - The Procedures
Information and/or links for onliine counseling
The Practice of Internet Counseling; National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. 
Links to some of Dan's MFT Practice Forms (MSWord and .pdf)  
Initial visit assessment form  (MSWord)  (pdf)
Form for narrative summary of first visit  (MSWord)  (pdf)
Form for narrative summary of second and subsequent visits  (MSWord)  (pdf)
Child Abuse Assessment, Prevention and Reporting.
 Child Abuse Reporting Form and Instructions. Nice .pdf form to complete on your computer, or print and complete by hand.
Actually, here is a better form that can be edited and saved, in MSWord format (thanks to Marcela Segura, added 03-14-14).
Information related to Elder Abuse and Mandatory Reporting
 Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Reporting Form and Instructions. Nice .pdf form to complete on your computer, or print and complete by hand.
Tarasoff case, the players . . .
Link to: "California 'Palimony' Law--An Overview" by Jared Laskin
Link to my kind of stuff: Guide to Crime Scene Investigation. Now, you can become an amateur forensics/crime scene investigator . . . and know how to do it the right way! No more botched jobs, please.
Interesting Information on the Lyle and Erik Menendez Case
L. JEROME OZIEL v. THE SUPERIOR COURT OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY. This case was brought by Lyle and Erik's psychologist to suppress videotaped evidence taken from the Oziel home.
Some Thoughts on the Counseling Process.
 Scoring rubric for "Major Paper."
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