Systematic Assessment of Students in Counselor Education

Key Transition/ Assessment Points

# of Credits

Completed

Means

Assessment Measure/ Format

Remediation Process

1.  Application to the program

0

- Application for Admission

 

-Bachelor’s degree

-Minimum 3.0 GPA

-GRE/MAT

-Personal Statement

-Letters of recommendation

Not Applicable

2. Conditional Acceptance

0-9

CED 5910

CED 5962

CED 5950

-Admissions Rating Scale by Professor of each course

-Audit courses

-Referral to personal counseling

-Referral to career counseling

-Counseling Microskills extra practice with professor

3.  Transition to Full candidacy in program

 

9-21

-Satisfactorily pass CED 5910, CED 5962, CED 5950 (B or better)

 

-Exams

-Literature Review

-Reflective journals

-Experiential exercises

-Counseling tapes & transcription

-Self-awareness

-Audit courses

-Referral to personal counseling

-Referral to career counseling

 

-Faculty Selections Committee group interview

- Written self-evaluation regarding  needs of self & others and potential to develop & demonstrate effective helping skills

-Faculty evaluation of self & others and potential to develop & demonstrate effective helping skills

 

-Faculty meet together to develop student remediation plan

-Audit courses

-Referral to personal counseling

-Referral to career counseling

 

4. Prior to Practicum & Internship

27  (SC)

33 (CMHC)

Faculty  meeting reviewing students practicum candidates

 

-Faculty Practicum/

Internship Review Scale

-Audit courses from credits 9-27 (SC) and 9-33 (CMHC)

-Professional development opportunities

-Mentored by Post-masters counselor

-Referral to personal counseling

5.  Portfolio

 

Semester of graduation

Final Portfolio

Rubric includes:

-Self care plan

-Strengths & weaknesses

-Theory statement

-Program development

-Professional development documentation

-Portfolio revision to address weakness area