Counseling Psychology and Special Education
 

Practicum in Secondary Education: Mild/Moderate Disabilities

Practicum in Secondary Education: Mild/Moderate Disabilities
Practicum in teaching students with mild-moderate disabilities in secondary settings.
CPSE
446R
 Hours1.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, Arr Lab
 PrerequisitesAdmission to special education program; CPSE 403 or equivalent; concurrent enrollment in CPSE 440 (secondary); FBI fingerprint background clearance.
 TaughtWinter
 ProgramsContaining CPSE 446R
Course Outcomes: 

Placement and services available

Continuum of placement and services available for individuals with disabilities at the secondary level.

Psychological and social-emotional characteristics

Psychological and social-emotional characteristics of individuals with disabilities as adolescents and young adults.

Specialized materials and instructional approaches

Specialized materials and instructional approaches for individuals with disabilities at the secondary level.

Instructional strategies

Advantages and limitations of instructional strategies and practices for teaching individuals with disabilities at this level.

Strategies

Strategies for integrating student participation learning experiences into ongoing instruction.

Methods

Methods for guiding individuals in identifying and organizing critical vocational content.

Assessing for transition planning.

Assessing for transition planning.

Multicultural competence in transition planning processes

Multicultural competence in transition planning processes.

Resources and techniques for transitioning individuals

Skill-Based Objectives

Use resources and techniques for transitioning individuals with disabilities into and out of school and post-school environments

Sensitivity

Demonstrate sensitivity for the culture, language, religion, gender, disability, socio-economic status, and sexual orientation of individuals.

Learning environment

Create a safe, equitable positive and supportive learning environment in which diversities are valued.

Learning environments

Organize, develop, and sustain learning environments that support positive intracultural and intercultural experiences.

Research-supported methods for academic instruction

Use research-supported methods for academic instruction of secondary age individuals with disabilities.

Research-supported methods for non-academic instruction

Use research-supported methods for non-academic instruction of secondary age individuals with disabilities.

Adaptations and technology

Use appropriate adaptations and technology for all individuals with disabilities.

General curriculum

Identify and teach essential concepts, vocabulary, and content across the general curriculum.