SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION, GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING

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Course Code: 
PSY 6201
Course Credit Units: 
4
Semester: 
Semester 2
Year of Study: 
Year 1
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Graduate Level
Course Description & Objectives: 

This course trains teacher trainees on how to handle children with special needs. It covers types of special needs such as visual and hearing impairment, learning impairment, mental retardation, giftedness, sensory and motor disorders, and communication disorders .This course provides the learner with principles and skills and attitude necessary for dealing with individual and learner challenges at school and beyond. It aims at empowering the trainee to carry our counseling and guidance at school.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Course Objectives :The course is intended to achieve the following objectives:

  • To enable learners to define and describe guidance and counseling and the difference between the two aspects.
  • To enable the learners analyze the components of guidance
  • To enable the students to appreciate the role of career guidance, counseling therapies and counseling services
  • To equip learners with skills and techniques of counseling.

 

GUIDANCE AND  COUSELLING
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