UW-Madison Counseling Psychology Department - Academics

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Main Office

Department of
Counseling Psychology

School of Education
335 Education Building
1000 Bascom Mall
MadisonWI  53706-1326

Tel: 608/262-4807
Fax: 608/265-4174

Email: counpsych@education.wisc.edu
or by contact form

Undergraduate Courses

The Department of Counseling Psychology is a graduate program; however, it offers a number of undergraduate classes that focus on cultural competence and engagement. We are pleased to offer the following course​s.
Note that in some cases, several different courses are listed under the same number (these are topics courses; each bullet point is a different topic course that has been offered recently).  Not all topics courses are available every semester.

  • CP105 ​Human Resources Development: Awareness Processes
    • Stress Reduction/Relaxation
    • Relationships/Communication​
    • QuILL: Queer Interpersonal Life-Skills Lab​

  • CP110 Human Resources Development: Career Strategies
    • Career Strategies
    • PEOPLE Career Development

  • CP115 Human Resources Development: ​Educational Effectiveness
    • PEOPLE First-Year Seminar
    • LEAP Forward Summer Internship​
    • First-Year Transition of Student Athletes
    • Tech - A Tool for Academic Success​
    • Wellness
    • Transition to College: A Disability Perspective

  • CP125 A Wisconsin Experience Seminar

  • CP225 ​Cultural Diversity, Intersectionalities, and Self-Awareness
    • Meets ethnic studies requirement

  • CP230 Race and the Developing Child

  • CP300 Topics in Counseling and Counseling Psychology
    • Psychology of Suicide
    • Displacement, Resettlement and Working with Refugee Families
    • Issues of Social Injustice
    • Mindfulness
    • Peer Leadership (student athletes)
    • Transition Forward (student athletes)

  • CP325 Seminar: Students Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity (SEED)

  • CP331 Immigrant Health and Wellbeing

  • CP525 Dimensions of Latin@ Mental Health Services

  • CP620 Special Topics in Counseling and Guidance
    • Community-Based Learning w/ Refugees & Immigrants
    • Best Practices in Community-Engaged Scholarship

  • CP650 Theory and Practice of Interviewing

  • CP655 Clinical Communications Skills

Whom do I contact to enroll in a CP course?

For enrollment information for these courses, please contact Andrea ​Burdick.
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