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Introduction
 
Department of Counseling Psychology
Goals
Our school wants to become a complete “Comprehensive University” and also wants to deal with many personal, family and social adjusting problems caused by rapid social change. Therefore, in the academic year of 2002 we renamed the “Graduate Institute of Child Welfare” to “Graduate Institute of Educational Psychology and Counseling,” led by Director and Professor Kun-Huei Liu. In the academic year of 2003, our school established the “Department of Counseling Psychology” as an undergraduate program. To integrate resource, the above mentioned graduate institute was renamed the“Graduate Institute of Counseling Psychology” and has been integrated with the undergraduate program in the same year. From this time on, our department will have undergraduate and graduate programs. The main objective of this department is to “cultivate professionals in the field of counseling,” which not only can help solve mental disturbances and diseases to enhance mental health and living quality, but also to actively assist in developing the potential of the individual and group in order to accelerate the harmony and advancement of society as a whole. In concrete description, the educational goals of our department are: 1. To cultivate the knowedge and skill of psychotherapy; 2. To cultivate the skills that can be used towards academic research related to psychology and counseling; 3. To cultivate fundamental skills for the preparation of counseling psychology in various domains; 4. To offer further education for people in this profession and to elevate their knowledge and ability in counseling psychology.
 
Faculty
Professor Ho, Ying-Chyi, Male, Full time, Ph. D., National Taiwan Normal University (1985); Ph. D., University of Missouri at Columbia, USA (1996)
  1. Course lectured: Educational Psychology, Learning Guidance, Educational and Psychological Assessment, Test Design and Practice, Research Methods of Social Sciences, Qualitative Research Methods, Advanced Statistics, Applications of Statistical Software.
  2. Specialization: Educational Psychology, Measurement and Statistics, Research Methods of Social Sciences.
  3. Experience: Director, Department of Counseling Psychology, Chinese Culture University; Dean of the Students Affairs, Chinese Culture University; Director, Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling, National Taiwan Normal University ;
  4. Major Publication(or patent ; exhibition): A study on the identity crisis and life-meaning search among college students in Taiwan. The retribution view of youths in Taiwan: A study on the correlates of just world and crime perception.  Learning guidance.  New points in psychology and special education.  The framework of critical inquiry and its applications in education and psychology.  An action research on the teaching of qualitative data analysis: The combination of grounded theory and critical discourse analysis.  A creative hermeneutics of experiential knowledge in qualitative research: An illustration of depression.  Is IQ myth? An analysis of historical and social critiques.  The effects of focusing literacy teaching method on the growth of general vocabulary knowledge.  Freshmen’s involvement in campus life and their estimate of gains: An illustration of three universities in Taiwan.
Research Professor Kun-Huei Liu, Male,Full Time , Ph. D., Tokyo University of Education, Japan (1971)
  1. Course lectured: Seminar in Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy;  Seminar in Techniques of Counseling and Psychotherapy; Principle & Practice of Guidance; Adolescent Psychology and Guidance; Practicum—Master’s Level; Case Study; Case management.
  2. Specialization: Guidance and Counseling.
  3. Experience: Distinguished Professor , Department of Counseling Psychology, Chinese Culture University; Director , Department of Counseling Psychology ,Chinese Culture University; Professor, Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling, National Taiwan Normal University; Director, Counseling Center, National Taiwan Normal University; Professor, National Chengchi University.
  4. Major Publication(or patent ; exhibition): New perspectives in counseling and psychotherapy; Guidance theory and practice; The theory and practice of play therapy; Mental hygiene for modern people; Exercises for counseling settings; Adolescents maladjustive behaviors ; Counseling case study; Handbook of guidance work; Clinical psychology (I) Theory; Group guidance study, etc. 41 books.
Associate Professor Huang, Cheng-Chang, Male, Full time, Ph. D., Taiwan Normal University (2003)
  1. Course lectured: Personality Psychology; Abnormal Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Diagnosis; Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Practicum in Counseling; Stress and Emotion Management; Seminar in Psychological Testing and Counseling Assessment; Seminar in Abnormal Psychology.
  2. Specialization: Psychological Assessment; Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder; School Psychology; Community Psychology.
  3. Experience:Director, Student Counseling Center, Chinese Culture University ; Director, Student Counseling Center, Shi-Xin Junior High School, Taipei City.
  4. Major Publication(or patent ; exhibition): The Practice and Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders ; The Reliability and Validity of the Chinese Version of Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale ; Perfectionism Scale for Practicum and Intern(PSPI) ; The Guidance Practice of the College Tutor ; Psychological Assessment in Counseling.
Associate Professor Hung, Jui-Ping, Male, Full time, Ph.D. , Fu-Jen Catholic University(2005)
  1. Course lectured: Basic Psychology; Social Psychology; Industrial and Organizational Psychology; Career Exploration and Planning; Career Guidance; Human Resources Development; Organization Development and Consultation; Seminar in Occupational Health and Employee Counseling.
  2. Specialization: Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Occupational Health Psychology, Career Development.
  3. Experience: Lecturer, Department of Industrial engineering and Management, Tung-Nan Institute of Technology; Counselor, Counseling Center, National Central University.
  4. Major Publication(or patent ; exhibition): The process of facilitating organizational learning in reflective consultation- A case of small and medium sized enterprises in Taiwan; Studies on work values in Taiwan- A critical review; From a healthy workplace to social advancement; Using organizational culture framework to inquire the meaning of ‘Healthy Organization’.
Associate Professor Kuan, Kuei-Chen, Female, Full time, Ph. D., Changhua  University of Education (2007)
  1. Course lectured: Basic Psychology; Positive Psychology; Social Psychology; Interpersonal Realations; Occupational Health Psychology ;Career Exploration and Planning; Career Guidance; Research Methods of Social Sciences ; Seminar in Career Guidance.
  2. Specialization:Youth Counseling; Counselor Education; Career Development; School Counseling; Crisis adaptation.
  3. Experience:Director, General Education Center, JinWen University of Science & Technology; Director, Student Counseling Center, JinWen University of Science & Technology.
  4. Major Publication(or patent ; exhibition): Experiences of Counselors Working with Self-Mutilating Clients; Changes in the Relationships of Taiwanese Women with a History of Incest to Their Non-Offending Mothers; The life transformation and self-surmounting of teacher and students in the life course; The reflections on my teaching career from the university student “Career Planning and Development” course.
Assistant Professor Mon-hsin Wang Flahive, Female, Full time, MSW, School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin; 1998, Ph.D., Department of Counseling and Higher Education, University of North Texas.
  1. Course lectured: Theories and techniques of counseling, Ethical Issues in Counseling , Child psychology and guidance, Parental education, Case Management, Psychological Consultation, Play therapy, Seminar in Play Therapy, Seminar in Practicum in Counseling, Introduction to Group Guidance.
  2. Specialization: Individual play therapy, Group play therapy, Filial therapy.
  3. Experience: Part-time Research Assistant , National Science Council; Research Assistant, School of Public Health, National Ying-Ming University; School Counselor, Counseling Center of Soo Chow University; contracted Counselor, Guan-Ying Counseling Center; Clinical Social Worker, Noordhoff Craniofacial Foundation; Research Assistant, Center for Play therapy, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, USA.
  4. Major Publication(or patent ; exhibition): Group sand tray therapy at school with preadolescents identified with behavioral difficulties.; Understanding and facilitate children's healing process through their play and art works.;  An outcome research for sand tray therapy with preadolescents identified with behavioral problems. ; Counseling culturally different children: some cultural considerations.; Counseling culturally different children: Some cultural considerations.
Assistant Professor Shih-Hsien Kuo, Male, Full time, University Trier, Germany (Diplom-Psychologe, 1995), Johann-Wolfgang goehte University Frankfurt, Germany (Ph.D. 2005)
  1. Course lectured: Developmental Psychology, Seminar of Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Community Psychology, Psychology of Religion, Cultural Psychology, Transpersonal Psychology, Integrated Psychology.
  2. Specialization: Individual play therapy, Group play therapy, Filial therapy.
  3. Experience:Part-time lecturer at Department of Religious Studies of Aletheia University; Yuh-Shan Theological Seminary; Department of Psychology of Kaohsiung medical university;
  4. Major Publication(or patent ; exhibition): The Christian Spiritual Care of Cancer Patients;  The Analogical Thinking in Fortunetelling: A cultural psychological perspective; The Chinese Multi-dimensional Thinking; Pastoral Care as a Dialogue Field between Theology and Psychology;  Rethinking the Psychological Control Belief: An action theoretical perspective. 
Assistant Professor, Hung, Ya-Chin, female, full time, Ph. D., Taiwan Normal University (2005)
  1. Courses lectured: Professional Seminar, Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, Social Research Methods, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention,Internship-Master's Level, Criminal Psychology, Mental Health, Trauma Psychology, Introduction to Psychoanalysis, Forensic Psychotherapy.
  2. Experience: Associate Professor, Nanya Institute of Technology, Private Practitioner,
  3. Specialization: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Forensic Psychotherapy, Hermeneutic Phenomenology.
Assistant Professor Tsai, Mei-Hsiang, Female, Full time, Ph. D., Department of Counseling and Higher Education, University of North Texas, US.
  1. Course lectured: Life Education; Multicultural Counseling; School Counseling; Seminar in Practicum in Counseling; Parental Education; Self Awareness and Personal Growth; Case Management; Group Play Therapy;
  2. Specialization:Individual and Group Play Therapy; Filial Therapy; School Counseling; Supervision.
  3. Experience: Director, Student Counseling Center, Chinese Culture University; Counselor, Counseling Center, Soochow University; Teaching and Research Assistant, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, USA.
  4. Major Publication(or patent ; exhibition): Children in Therapy: Learning from Evaluation of University-Based Community Counseling Clinical Services.; Play therapy outcome prediction: An Exploratory Study at a University-Based Clinic.; Play therapy with children exhibiting symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. 
Assistant Professor, Lee, Su-Fen, female, full time, Ph. D., Taiwan Normal University (2009)
  1. Courses lectured:
    Seminar in Group Psychotherapy , Seminar in Gestalt Therapy , Gestalt Ttherapy, Ttransaction Analysis Therapy, Practice and Theory of Counseling and Psychotherapy, Design and Practice of Group Program, Group Drnamics, Principle and Practice of Guidance , Introduction to Group Guidance , Career Exploration and Planning
  2. Specialization:
    Individual therapy, Group therapy , Gestalt therapy,TtransactionAnalysis Therapy, Depression Treatment.
  3. Experience:
    Full-Time “Teacher Chang”
    Counselor, Counseling Center, National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU)
    Part-time Counselor r, Counseling Center, “Tteacher Chang” Foundation
    Part-time Counselor, Counseling Center, Taiwan Normal University
    Part-time Counselor, Counseling Center, The National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST),
  4. Major Publication(or patent ; exhibition):
    The experience and influence of psychological displacement on leaders of depression support groups, Family Experiences in Early Life and Their Influence among Patients with Depressive Disorder, A Study of Helpfulness for Clients of Community Counseling Centers, Research on Self-Relation Coordination in Couple Counseling, An Exploratory Study of Self-Coordinating Process in Couple Relationship Counseling.
 
 
Prospects
 
After the establishment of our department, we have worked towards perfecting the amount of qualified teachers, curriculum, teaching, research, and facilities. Our qualified teachers all hold doctoral degrees and have their own specialty. Our curriculum emphasizes on both theory and practice, implementing practical courses that are of great use to the work force. The unique and special courses include “Healing of Crisis and Trauma” and “Expressive Therapy.” Most of our graduates with a masters degree have passed the qualification exam for the professional counselor license, possess professional counseling skills, and are deemed in a favorable light from different fields. We will implement a doctoral program for a more developed profession in the future. The future options for graduates of our department are as follows: 
 
1. Advanced studies
The students who graduate from our department may continue their graduate studies in the areas of psychology, counseling, social work, and education. They may also set their goals on becoming a psychotherapist, or may want to be involved in academic research related to psychology and counseling. Currently, our department will enhance the guidance of students towards continuing advanced studies according to their interests.
2. Career
The graduates of our department use their fundamental counseling skills and apply them to different occupations in the work force if they choose not to continue their advance studies. Graduates from our institute with a masters degree have a total employment rate of 83 %. Most of them have passed the qualification exam for the professional counselor license, possess professional counseling skills, and are credited in many fields of the work force. Those who are not currently occupying a job are mostly focusing on preparing for the qualification exam for the professional counselor license. In the future, our department will help students on career planning according to their interests and aptitudes. 
 
Course
 
Undergraduate
7844 BASIC EDUCATION STATISTICS(R, 4 Cr., Sy., Ho, Y. C., Preq: Basic Psychology )
Statistics is one important instrument of social science research. This is a 4 credit hours course, and will be taught in two semesters. This course helps students learn the concepts and methods of educational statistics, which includes descriptive and inferential statistics, and application abilities of statistical analysis in the basic research.
1606 BASIC PSYCHOLOGY (R, 6 Cr., Sy., Kuan, K. C., Preq: Basic Education Statistics )
The course enhances students’ whole knowledge in psychology. It includes physiological psychology, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning, memory, intelligence and assessment, human development, motivation, personality, and mental disease.
A042 CAREER EXPLORATION AND PLANNING(R, 2 Cr., Sm., Kuan, K. C., Preq: Basic Psychology)
This course aims at leading students to understand their personality, career interests and personal values; helping students to develop their career planning. The content includes teaching career theory, inviting graduated students, professors, and counselors to share their career experiences.
5898 PRINCIPLE AND PRACTICE OF GUIDANCE(R, 2 Cr., Sm., Lee, S. F., Preq: Basic Psychology)
The purpose of this course is to explore the concepts and application of Counseling and Guidance. Topics include: 
1.The Fundamental Concepts of Counseling and Guidance 
2.The Essential Contents of Counseling and Guidance 
3.To understand the implementation of Counseling and Guidance work in some field
4.The Treatment Techniques of Counseling and Guidance 
5.The Dilemmas and Future Perspective in Counseling and Guidance
D130 CULTURE DIVERSITY AND GENDER DIFFERENCES(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Kuo, S. H., Preq.: Basic Psychology)
The students should learn to reflect the gender roles and problems in our modern society under cross-cultural perspective and traditional value. The new meanings of gender roles in Taiwan should be discussed.
2906 MARRIAGE AND FAMILY(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Kuo, S. H., Preq.: Principle And Practice Of Guidance)
There are three main goals of this lecture:
1. Through reading books, seeing moving, writing homework, students should learn about the varieties of family problems. 
2. Realizing the interpersonal interactions in family.
3. Discussing the most reported marriage problems.
2113 MENTAL HEALTH(R, 2 Cr., Sm., Hung, Y. C., Preq: Principle And Practice Of Guidance)
The course aims at leading students understand various emotional reactions and pressure from their physical and mental developments, interpersonal interactions and environmental changes. This may help them learn how to perceive emotions and adjust pressure in order to enhance their physical and mental health.
A734 LIFE EDUCATION(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Tsai, M. H., Preq.: Basic Psychology)
1. To assist students investigate life values and meanings.
2. To enhance students’ understandings and respect of life. 
3. To help students understand various life experiences. 
4. To assist students imply life experience into counseling.
E699 ART AND PSYCHOLOGY(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Wang, M. H., Preq.: Basic Psychology)
This class will discuss the relationship between art and psychology. Many forms of arts will be introduced such as novels, painting, and movies as the materials for class discussion of their psychological meanings or processes.
D371 PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Tsai, M. H., Preq.: Mental Health)
Counseling is to use self as a tool of professional work. Counselor's self-states will affect the counseling process and progress. The purpose of this course is through discussion, reflection and awareness , to help the students self-awareness and exploration, enhance their professional growth. The curriculum content including knew that the counter-transference the concept and assists the counselor to perceive the influence about the itself emotional, the cognition, the behavior.
8622 PSYCHOLOGICAL AND EDUCATIONAL TEST(R, 2 Cr., Sm., Ho, Y. C., Preq: Basic Education Statistics )
This course emphasizes on the theory and practice of educational and psychological measurement. The students need to have the ability to select, administer, and interpret the results of educational and psychological tests. The basics of measurement theory, specifically reliability and validity, are explored with an emphasis on practical application.
A357 APPLICATION OF COMPUTER STATISTICS PACKAGES(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Ho, Y. C., Preq: Basic Education Statistics )
This course helps students review the descriptive and inferential statistical techniques they learned and employ statistical software, such as SPSS, to solve statistical questions.
A038 STRESS AND SENSATION MANAGEMENT(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Huang, C. C., Preq.: only undergraduate of Counseling Psychology)
Understanding principles and common skills of stress and emotional management. Helping students to find out proper solutions and effectively improving the metal health.
A524 ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY AND GUILDANCE(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Hung, Y. C., Preq: Principle And Practice Of Guidance & Basic Psychology)
The course aims at leading students to understand adolescent psychology and guidance. Also, this course helps students (1)understand adolescent development, social relationship, and culture characters, (2) know how to provide adolescent guidance.
E465 THEORY OF GROUP COUNSELING(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Lee, S. F., Preq: Principle And Practice Of Guidance & Basic Psychology)
Group counseling is one of the principal means in the helping profession. This course aims, through theory and practical experience to help students understand the basic concept and knowledge of group counseling . The content including of the group counseling definition, the group dynamics, the group counseling development phase, role and the function as well as the group counseling leader lead the skill. The object of the course is :
1.Understanding the basic theory, concept and skill of group counseling .
2.Understanding the basic concept of group counseling through practice.
4947 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY(R, 2 Cr., Sm., Kuo, S. H., Preq: Basic Psychology)
The goals of this lecture are to learn the theories of developmental psychology and to rethink the phenomenon and the problems of different developmental stages. Also, the students are required to read English materials.
2270 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Kuan, K. C., Preq: Basic Psychology)
This course will analysis life experiences from social psychological perspective, and attempt to understand to what extent others and environment affect our thought, feeling and behavior. The main purpose of this course is to introduce the knowledge of social psychology and to improve the social psychological perspective of thinking. The topics in this semester are social cognition, social self, attitudes, altruism, emotion, group dynamics, helping, aggression etc. The students should collect some social events and try to analysis them with social psychological perspectives. It is hoped that the students be able to apply the knowledge to examine the way they interact with other persons in everyday.
A474 PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONALITY(R, 2 Cr., Sm., Huang, C. C., Preq: Basic Psychology)
Consideration of the major theories, methods, assessment and related studies of personality. Deeply understand the behavioral models and abnormal natures that between one-self and others.
A523 CHILD PSYCHOLOGY AND GUIDANCE(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Wang, M. H., Preq: Basic Psychology & Developmental Psychology)
1. Assist students to understand the basic concepts of children counseling.
2. Provide general introduction of theories and practice for children counseling.
3. Enhance students' knowledge of children development in emotion and cognition.
2321 INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Kuan, K. C., Preq: Basic Psychology)
An interpersonal relationships is the key to adapt to society. For counseling psychology in helping students are more important. This course is the theme, activities and discussion, etc. From the theory and practice related to language found in humans and the environment, in order to establish a good relationship through effective communication between body and non-physical conflict resolution. This course will enhance students understanding of self, aware of social interaction, learning emotional management and interpersonal conflict management, to enhance interpersonal and communication skills.
F388 SCHOOL COUNSELING(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Tsai, M. H., Preq: Principle And Practice Of Guidance) 1. To assist students understand main content and methods in schools.
2. To enhance students’ understandings of school professional development.
3. To help students understand the professional roles and functions of school counselors.
4. To assist students discuss counseling ethics in schools.
C891 INTRODUCTION TO INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Hung, J. P., Preq: Basic Psychology)
The course introduces the concepts and theories of industrial and organizational psychology. The contents include the analysis, evaluation and selection in personnel psychology, and the working motivation, leadership, organization structure and organization culture in industrial organizations.
C336 PSYCHOLOGY OF RELIGION(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Kuo, S. H., Preq: Basic Psychology)
In this lecture "psychology of religion" some important basic topics will be introduced through reading papers and visiting museum and temple. We will start from learning about the eastern spiritual traditions and western theistic traditions. The phenomenon of conversion and mysticism will be discussed.
F389 MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Tsai, M. H., Preq: Principle And Practice Of Guidance)
1.To help students explore their own attitudes, beliefs, understandings, and experiences of multicultural issues. 
2.To assist student understand the cultural context of relationships, issues, and trends in a multicultural and diverse society. 
3.To enhance students’ understandings of culture, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, mental and physical characteristics, education, family values, religious and socioeconomic status.
4.To help students develop awareness, knowledge, and skills necessary to counsel socially and culturally diverse individuals.
E743 PLAY THERAPY:THEORY AND PRACTICE(E, 3 Cr., Sm., Wang, M. H., Preq: Basic Psychology , Developmental Psychology & Child Psychology And Guidance)
1. Through lecturing and discussing the basic concepts of play therapy, students will be able to gain basic understanding of principles and theories of play therapy.
2. Students will learn how to interact with children using play therapy skills.
3. Case discussion and videos presentation will be included for further learning.
4. This class is the foundation of learning advanced play therapy.
7534 PRACTICE AND THEORY OF COUNSELLING(R, 2 Cr., Sr., Lee, S. F., Preq: Principle And Practice Of Guidance & Basic Psychology)
The course aims at leading students to understand theories and practices of counseling and psychotherapy and use various counseling skill . Students needs to discuss the important concepts and skills, also need to role-play. This may help them learn how to facilitate the client's exploration, insights, and action . Besides, students will learn how to enhance the client's mental health.
D758 CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGY(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Hung, Y. C., Preq: Basic Psychology & Psychology of Personality.)
This course aims at: 
(1) leading students to explore criminal behaviors in terms of psychological perspective, 
(2) understanding criminals’ emotions, behaviors and cognitions from angles of the criminal and the victim 
(3) leading students to understand causes, categories, prediction, prevention, intervention and treatment for criminal behaviors.
2343 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY(R, 2 Cr., Sm., Huang, C. C., Preq: Personality Psychology)
Theories, conceptions, and descriptions of disordered behavior with an emphasis on psychodynamic systems. Being available to provide necessary treatments and suggestions when facing one-self or others who has abnormal behaviors.
4841 METHODS OF SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH(R, 2 Cr., Sm., Kuan, K. C., Preq: Basic Education Statistics)
This course introduces the aims and approaches of social science concepts and applications. Emphasis in how to design and evaluate research in social science. Introduce: conceptualization and verification, research design, sampling and measurement, data collection, data analysis, presentation and use of social research. Also focus on experimental research, correlational research, causal-comparative research, content analysis research, qualitative research and historical research…etc. A final research proposal is required.
C338 COMMUNITY HELPING WORK PRACTICE(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Kuo, S. H., Preq: Community Psychology)
In this course the students are required to learn the perspective of action research and to be volunteer helper in social work field. And then they should write their reflections and present it in the courses. In this course the students are required to learn the perspective of action research and to be volunteer helper in social work field. And then they should write their reflections and present it in the courses.
5293 PARENTAL EDUCATION(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Tsai, M. H., Preq: Marriage And Family & Principle And Practice of Guidance)
1. To help students understand the meaning, aim, and importance of parent education. 
2. To assist students learn diverse parent education theories. 
3. To discuss the issues on parent education and enhance the evaluation of problems. 
4. To assist students know parent education training models. 
5. To assist students the ability on planning and implementing parent education courses.
E642 GESTALT THERAPY(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Lee, S. F., Preq: Principle And Practice of Guidance & Practice And Theory Of Counseling)
Gestalt therapy is one of the main theories in counseling and psychotherapy field, It inspire people to change through the awareness . Target of treatment to help individuals discover, explore and experience their own style, pattern and integrity. This course aims, through theory and practical experience to help students understand the process of Gestalt therapy theory, processes and technology and to promote self-awareness. The content including of the Gestalt theory, awareness, contact, the resistance of contact and the Gestalt dream work and so on.
C892 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Kuan, K. C., Preq: Mantal Health)
The course introduces the frame theories of occupational health psychology, and further case studys about some occupational health problems are practiced.
A960 ETHICAL ISSUE IN COUNSELING(R, 2 Cr., Sm., Wang, M. H., Preq: Basic Psychology)
1. Assist students to gain basic concepts of counseling ethics.
2. Enhance students’ awareness and judgments of ethical issues.
3. Enhance students’ ability to endure the ambiguity of ethical issues.
4. Assist students to have more contact with people with culturally diverse backgrounds.
D373 CRISIS INTERVENTION AND SUICIDE PREVENTION(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Tsai, M. H., Preq: Mantal Health  & Developmental Psychology)
This course aims at leading students to understand the crisis caused by unusual disasters, diseases and attacks. The crisis may include a client’s extreme PTSD when his/her real life is under threat. Additionally, this course also tries to lead students to learn how to (1) help the client recover his/her subjectivity and reality, (2) evaluate the client’s suicidal idea and (3) build up a preventive network for suicide.
A358 PRACTICUM OF COUNSELING(R, 2 Cr., Sm., Wang, M. H & Tsai, M. H., Preq: Basic Psychology & Practice And Theory Of Counseling)
1. Students will enhance their counseling skills, personal growth, and communication skills. 
2. Students will understand how counseling agencies operate through practice. 
3. Students will have a better understanding about counseling-related agencies. 
4. Students will receive professional counseling knowledge and fundamental training of counseling services.
 
M. Ed. program
 8861 STUDIES IN ADVANCED STATISTICS(R, 3 Cr., Sm., Ho, Y. C., Preq: Basic Education Statistics)
This is an advanced statistics in education and psychology. The aims of this course are threefold: 1. familiarize with quantitative research design methods; 2. familiarize with various advanced statistical techniques; 3. employ statistical software, such as SPSS and LISREL, to solve statistical questions.
A522 SEMINAR IN PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONALITY(E, 3 Cr., Sm., Hung, J. P., Preq: Basic Psychology &  Psychology Of Personality)
The course introduces the frame theories of Personality Psychology, and introduces the current tendency of personality psychology approach, such as positive psychology, Jungians and psychoanalysis .
A963 SEMINAR IN GROUP PSYCHOTHERAPY (E, 2 Cr., Sm., Lee, S. F., Preq: Theory Of Group Counseling)
Students will learn the theory and practice of group psychotherapy. The content includes the work ethnic, benefit and dynamic of group psychotherapy, as well as the training process of a group therapist.
C597 SEMINAR IN THEORIES OF COUNSELING AD PSYCHOTHERAPY(R, 3 Cr., Sm., Liu, K. H., Preq: Practice And Theory Of Counseling)
This seminar primarily focuses on the Understanding of Fundamental Theories in Counseling and Psychotherapy. Many diverse theories of counseling and psychotherapy will be introduced and discussed. Video will be used for discussing the skills and techniques extended from these theories. 8864 SEMINAR IN ETHICAL AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUE IN COUNSELING(E, 3 Cr., Sm., Wang, M. H., Preq: Seminar In Theories Of Counseling Ad Psychotherapy)
Enhance students' awareness of ethical counseling practice and understanding of the contents of professional counseling ethics. Assist students to make decision in an ethical dilemma following a sound ethical decision-making process. Assist students to be familiar with the current ethical standards, regulations, and laws regarding professional counseling practice.
A047 SEMINAR IN PRACTICUM IN COUNSELING(E, 2 Cr., Sr., Hung, Y. C., Preq: Seminar In Theories Of Counseling Ad Psychotherapy)
The aim for this course is on the theoretical basis of counseling and psychological therapy&techniques.
C895 SEMINAR IN GROUP PLAY THERAPY(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Tsai, M. H., Preq: Play Therapy:Theory And Practice)
1.introduce and discuss various group play therapy theories.
2. Assist students to develop diverse programs for children with different needs.
3. Enhance students' ability to apply the theories and play therapy skills to practice.
D195 SEMINAR IN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT(E, 3 Cr., Sm., Huang, C. C., Preq: Seminar In Abnormal Psychology)
Understanding descriptions and principles of psychological tests and counseling assessment. Learning common skills and tests which were used in counseling for psychological assessment and writing report effectively.
A521 INTERNSHIP-MASTER'S LEVEL(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Hung, Y. C. & Huang, C. C., Preq: Seminar In Theories Of Counseling Ad Psychotherapy)
The course helps students integrate personal theories of helping professions into practice, including the exploration of personal life experiences, counseling theories, and perspectives on different clients. Learn to construct personal working model in practice.
4841 METHODS OF SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH(R, 3 Cr., Sm., Ho, Y. C., Preq: Basic Education Statistics)
The course covers the basic concepts and principles of counseling research. It helps explore individual interest and direction in counseling research. Through this course, students will know how to develop the frame of their theses in counseling research. The purposes are:
1. understand the basic concept of counseling research.
2.explore personal interest and direction in counseling research.
3.learning to construct personal topic in counseling research. 4. propose a thesis project fitting for the social science's criteria.
8865 SEMINAR IN ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY(E, 3 Cr., Sm., Huang, C. C., Preq: Seminar In Psychology Of Personality)
Being familiar with the presenting features, natures, diagnostic criterions, and treatments of common neurosis and psychosis. Base on the principles of the theory, to help students learning correct psychological diagnosis and effective treatment plans.
A049 SEMINAR IN CAREER COUNSELING(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Kuan, K. C., Preq: no)
The course introduces the theories of career development and counseling, and it helps student enhances their techniques in career counseling, such as fantasy skills, psychological assessments, life narrative and decision-making skills.
C598 SEMINAR IN THCHNIQUES OF COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY(R, 3 Cr., Sm., Liu, K. H., Preq: Seminar In Theories Of Counseling Ad Psychotherapy)
1. Students will explore the counseling theories and techniques as well as professional attitudes and ethics.
2. Students will have a better understanding using counseling skills into practice.
3. Students will enhance the counseling abilities through practice.
4. Students will enhance their personal growth, awareness, and communication skills.
D377 THE STUDIES OF FORENSIC PSYCHOTHERAPY(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Ho, Y. C., Preq: Seminar In Theories Of Counseling Ad Psychotherapy)
This course aims at leading students:
(1) to understand the violent nature of criminal behaviors,
(2) to understand criminals’ psychological characteristics, intentions to commit crimes and their psychotherapy,
(3) to understand victims’ PDSD and know how to do traumatic therapy for them.
F390 SEMINAR ON SANDTRAY THERAPY(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Wang, M. H., Preq: Play Therapy:Theory And Practice)
Sandtray Therapy is a type of counseling technique which apply various miniatures and a tray with blue interior assisting clients to express themselves nonverbally.
This course includes four components:
1. Introduction of the history development of sandtray therapy and the various theories of sandtray therapy.
2. Introduction of the basic concepts of sandtray therapy and applications.
3. Actual experiences of sandtray sessions and how to conduct a sandtray session
4. Introduction of the categorization of miniatures and their symbolic meanings. Creation of miniatures is included.
A814 SEMINAR IN GESTALT THERAPY(E, 2 Cr., Sm., Lee, S. F., Preq: Seminar In Theories Of Counseling Ad Psychotherapy)
Gestalt therapy is one of the main theories in counseling and psychotherapy field, It inspire people to change through the awareness . Target of treatment to help individuals discover, explore and experience their own style, pattern and integrity. This course aims to help students understand the theory and practice of Gestalt therapy theory, processes and technology . The content includes awareness, contract, empty chair and dream work.