Presentation on theme: "CE Advisory Council Meeting 4/5/13 Welcome from Counselor Education Faculty Dr. Grace Mims, CSP Chair, CMHC Dr. David Hof, CE Program Chair Dr. Matt Mims,"— Presentation transcript:
CE Advisory Council Meeting 4/5/13 Welcome from Counselor Education Faculty Dr. Grace Mims, CSP Chair, CMHC Dr. David Hof, CE Program Chair Dr. Matt Mims, SC & SA Dr. Tina Chasek, CMHC & SA Dr. Doug Tillman, CMHC Dr. Julie Dinsmore, SC (not able to attend but sends her regards)
Student Learning Outcomes CACREP Driven Assess students across entire program Assess students at multiple times throughout the program to show growth and change Assess knowledge, skills and dispositions Consistent rubrics Global assessments Start measuring summer 2013
CAEP/NCATE Specific to our School Counseling Program Requires measurement over time Six content key assessment areas ◦ GPA ◦ Knowledge ◦ Planning ◦ Skills ◦ Assessment ◦ Dispositions Parallel SLO process
CACREP Timeline January 2009 Proposed regulations with new supervision requirements for LIMHP went into effect Spring 2010Submit new program for approval to Dean and Graduate Council May 2010Approved course changes to Registrar (takes 1 yr. to get courses listed) Fall 2011Students enter 60-hr. program hr. program becomes minimum requirement for LIMHP and LMHP (per K. Chiles, )— applicants must meet 6/30/13 deadline to be licensed with a 48-hr. program Spring 2013Begin CACREP self-study
CACREP Timeline July 2014Submit self-study to CACREP (must have students in 60-hr. program in internship at this time) Spring 2015CACREP Site Visit July 2015CACREP Board Meeting where accreditation decision is made October 2015 Current accreditation expires We are CACREP-accredited through October 31, 2015, need students in practicum and internship of 60 hr. program by time of site visit in Spring 2015.
Chi Sigma Iota JFA – Canceled ACA Cincinnati ◦ 6 students ◦ Presentation Pine Ridge Professional Development – Podcasts Social opportunities Facebook
Practicum Evaluation Results Practicum Evaluation Results a.School Counseling i.Recommended changes – Overall the data supports no significant change at this time. One addition the committee has recommended is to again review the advanced skill set of techniques during Internship. ii.Highlighted strengths - Data shows that students are strong in all areas. The strongest of these areas are rapport building, empathetically responding to clients and being non-judgmental.
Practicum Evaluation Results b.Community Counseling ◦ i.Recommended changes – Overall the data supports no significant change as this time. Additionally the committee recommends reviewing the advanced skill set of techniques again in Advanced Practicum. ◦ ii.Highlighted strengths – Data shows that students are strong in all areas. The strongest of these areas are rapport building, empathetically responding to clients and structuring a therapeutic interview.
Internship Evaluation Results a.School Counseling ◦ i.Recommended changes – Data does not show significant changes needed at this time. ◦ ii.Highlighted strengths – Highlights include the ability to collaborate and consult, address student issues appropriately, use of technology, and individual and career counseling.
Internship Evaluation Results b.Community Counseling ◦ i.Recommended changes – All areas were in the acceptable range for this area. Specific recommendations include increased student opportunities to work with intake interviews and with mental status exam. Additionally the committee recommends that students receive information on financial and organization structures of agencies and private practices. Lastly the committee recommends additional work for students diversifying their therapeutic interventions. ◦ ii.Highlighted strengths - Have knowledge and demonstrate skills in in working with individuals. Students are self-motivated and complete tasks in a timely way. Students demonstrate knowledge and use of ethical standards.
Comprehensive Examination Results a.School Counseling ◦ i.Recommended changes – Increase opportunity to address ethical issues in practice specific to the comprehensive exam. ◦ ii.Highlighted strengths – Students demonstrated the ability to use the concepts and components of a comprehensive guidance program. Additionally students’ writing was a highlight.
Comprehensive Examination Results b.Community Counseling ◦ i.Recommended changes – Review exam and consider either changing question number eight which measures the knowledge regarding counseling outcome research and its implications for professional practice. ◦ ii.Highlighted strengths – Students demonstrated a foundation in counseling knowledge that prepares them to adapt to changing needs of the individual, group, and family. Students also demonstrated an understanding of case conceptualization and treatment and case planning.
Graduate Survey Results a.Recommended changes – An area of improvement was identified in providing knowledge as how to treat individuals with specific needs. b.Highlighted strengths – Highlighted responses included the professional competence of the program faculty, knowledge in multicultural counseling, and skill in small group dynamics and counseling.
Site Supervisor Survey Results a.Recommended changes – Knowledge in special needs populations was again addressed here. Discussion included a review of how this information is presented. Determination was made that faculty language is more likely “diverse population” which includes special needs than just specifically special needs populations. b.Highlighted strengths – Personal attributes of the students were all highlighted.
Employer Survey Results a.Recommended changes – Knowledge and skill with assessment was noted as an area of needed change. b.Highlighted strengths - Personal attributes of the students were all highlighted.
NBCC Results a.Recommended changes – Continue to prepare students better to take exam. b.Highlighted strengths – The areas of Social & Cultural Diversity, Career Development, Research and Program Evaluation, Counseling Process, and Professional Development, Supervision, and Consultation have all improved. In the fall of out of 10 of our students taking the exam at UNK passed.
CE Graduates and Majors Report a.Reflections – Need to continue to recruit Clinical Mental Health Students. Numbers have dropped from Community Counseling Program b.Continued recommendations – Add Mean GPA to report and begin to track.
NCA and Student GPA NCA Growth Areas Identified ◦ a.Reviewed NCA Analysis ◦ a.Review – Parallel SLO work (student learning outcomes). Student GPA ◦ a.Review – New area that we will begin to track.
2012 Student Survey a.Review – Students predominantly wanted face to face course work. Additionally, given the choice, student preferred taking a class at night from 5:00 to 8:00. b.Continued recommendations – Change course structure to allow for student choice. Consider blended course work.
Recommended changes Recommended changes a.Rewrite comprehensive exam to increase opportunity to address ethical issues in practice specific to the comprehensive exam. Update instructions to allow students the ability to use ACA ethical code. ( Comprehensive Exam) b.Address in the curriculum where needs assessment and program evaluation knowledge will be taught. (Comprehensive Exam) c.Revise Graduate survey to reflect 2009 CACREP standards. Update survey to reflect work on SLOs. (Graduate Survey) (Site Supervisor Survey) (Employer Survey) d.Review curriculum to determine were knowledge is presented specific to special needs populations. (Graduate Survey) e.Change language on both Graduate Survey and Site Supervisor Survey from special needs population to diverse populations. (Graduate Survey) (Site Supervisor Survey) (Employer Survey)
Recommended changes f.Make Graduate Survey, Site Supervisor Survey, and Employer Survey more consistent. g.Review knowledge and skill with assessment in curriculum and determine where additional opportunities could be for students to both learn and practice assessment. (Employer Survey) h.Begin to determine how we can better access employers of our students. (Employer Survey) i.Help students have a broader sense of assessment outside of standardized personality assessment. (Employer Survey) j.Add Mean GPA to report and begin to track. (CE Graduates and Majors Report) k.Continue to evaluate the effectiveness of course structure changes to include blended classes. (2012 Student Survey) l.Determine how we can effectively utilize qualitative date gathered.
Actions taken a.Committee has made changes in the curriculum, specific to Advanced Practicum CSP 886, to address the need for practice with intake interviews and with mental status exam. (Internship) b. Students will receive information on financial and organization structures of agencies and private practices in CSP 862, Administration and Consultation in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. (Internship) c.Advance Practicum has been designed to offer students additional opportunities to diversify their therapeutic interventions. (Internship) d. Reviewed comprehensive exam and changed question number eight which measures the knowledge regarding counseling outcome research and its implications for professional practice. Question now asks students to speak to empirically based practices as they respond to the case study. (Comprehensive Exam) e.Continue to prepare students better to take exam. Evaluation method has changed both in Career and Group to better prepare student for this exam. Additionally, preparation work is now done in both Seminar in Counseling and Internship in Counseling. Lastly, several new resources have been purchased and are available for student use in the library. (NBCC Results) f.Changed course structure to allow for student choice. Both Appraisal and Career will be offered face to face alternating semesters and then online the opposite semester. (2012 Student Survey)
Recruitment Efforts York college Faculty presentations in undergraduates classes Rural Health Student Loan Program Grant - CSP Building Bridges recruitment program and conference
Professional Development Workshops Update Sample topics
Breakout meetings Student Affairs – Dr. Matt Mims Room School Counseling – Dr. David Hof Room Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Dr. Doug Tillman and Tina Chasek Room – 154 Thank You!!!