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abroad Counseling, Spirituality, & Service in France- 2 Credits Class: March 2, 2013 Travel Abroad: March. 22, 2013 March 31, 2013 Class: April 13, 2013 (Tentative) Cost: $2600 all-inclusive except meals (Tentative) $500 deposit on day of application due by October 1st, 2012. If student is not registered for this class by this date, any increase in airfare after this date will be passed on student. Average meal cost $40 per day Limited to 10 students All interested students contact Dr. Thana at ASAP to secure a space Instructors Course Description This course will provide students with a culturally rich experience by traveling to France and engaging in cultural, historical, spiritual, community service. The course will enable students to learn about the political, social, and environmental diversity of the country and experience the history, customs, and culture of the French people while students engage in activities that make France so unique. Course Competency Standards and Guidelines Course Goals and Objectives Goal 1: To provide students with an international experience and unique personal growth adventure by traveling to France, specifically Paris where the social, political, environmental, and cultural systems are tremendously different from that of the United States. Objective 1: Travel to Paris, France March 22, 2013 March 31, 2013. Objective 2: Create a Digital Travel Portfolio with observations. Goal 2: To stimulate students interest and desire to learn about the practice of Mental Health, by volunteering at or visiting a state sponsored Family Mental Health Clinic. Objective 1: To volunteer and support the staff and residents of a women drop in center in Paris Objective 2: Conduct workshops or consultation in the area of your interest or expertise. Objective 3: Attend workshops on culture, counseling, and Mental Health issues provided by one of the traveling faculty as well as guest speakers from France. Goal 3: To engage students in the culture, customs, and spirituality of people in France by visiting cultural, archeological, and historical, meeting and conversing with local people, and participating in activities that reflects the French culture.

Fall Interim 2012 Objective 1: Visit various places of worship as France has a diverse religious base because of the influx of immigrants from North Africa and the Middle East. Objective 2: Attend lecture about the multiple religions and spiritual traditions in France in relationship to the immigrant population.

Course Assignments (not required of those who are not planning on getting credits for college work) While Abroad: Participation: Regular and full participation in all travel, excursions, visits, and activities is a requirement for everyone, except in cases of illness. Participation includes attendance at pre-departure classes and end-of-travel class session, participation and service with sites, helping each other during the trip, being prepared and prompt for all services and activities, and other positive contributions to the groups study abroad experience. Upon Return Digital Travel Portfolio: Upon returning, create a digital travel portfolio of your journey, learning, awareness, and insight both personally and professionally. You are the central character in your portfolio, in relation to others and experiences. Therefore, your portfolio will tell your story and draw the viewer into your experience abroad from the inside and the outside. Photos, journal entries, music, descriptions, research, and links to related websites will help to make your portfolio successful. It can be in the form of a digital journal, website, an annotated digital photo-journal, a virtual tour, or another digital design of your choice. Students who are taking it for spring credit France: Study aboard 2 credits evaluation and course grading is based on specific grading criteria and assignment rubrics. Students taking it only for workshop credit or CEU will get a pass or fail. Percentages of Final Grade: Participation Reply To Letters Journal Digital Travel Portfolio with observations Total Percentage 100% 30% 10% 10% 50%

Evaluation and grading relies on a weighted system using totals from assignment. You may request and negotiate a final grade of Incomplete for emergency circumstances only. Grading Scale. The Department of Counseling uses the following grading scale: A AB+ B BC+ 94-100 90-93 87-89 84-86 80-83 77-79

Fall Interim 2012 C CD+ D DF 74-76 70-73 67-69 64-66 60-63 0-59

Late Assignment Policy. All assignments are due on the date specified unless we have negotiated alternative arrangements prior to the due date. Only emergencies will constitute extensions on assignments. Please request all extensions in writing and include the date you will turn in the assignment. Likewise, please do ask for resubmissions or rewrites of assignments. Attendance Policy. Be familiar with the campus attendance policy as described in the most recent edition of the Graduate Bulletin. You are highly encouraged to make every effort to resolve any attendance conflicts in order to attend all classes, groups, practicum labs, and internship seminars. Professional Writing. Please adhere to APA style as provided in the American Psychological Association (2001) Publication manual of the American psychological association (6th ed.), Cleveland, OH: APA. Publications manuals are available from the University Books and More, and other vendors, checked out through ISU Library, and accessed on-line at Accommodation Statement. If you think you have a disability (physical, learning disability, hearing, vision, psychiatric), which may need a reasonable accommodation, please contact the ADA and Disabilities Resource Center located in Graveley Hall, Room 123, and 282-3599 as early as possible. As part of the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the student to disclose a disability prior to requesting reasonable accommodation. Confidentiality and Ethical Practice. Enrolling in this course carries with it the responsibility to maintain confidentiality. The program expects you to abide by the ACA ethical standards with respect to any material or issues brought forth by any members of the class and the students you work with at your sites. Treat all information discussed at your sites and in class with the utmost respect and view it as confidential. Technology. Being competent in the use of current technology appropriate for this discipline is an expectation. This includes being able to utilize word-processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software such as PowerPoint competently. Having access to and being able to use the Internet, e-mail, and D2L is also an expectation. If you feel incompetent in any of these areas of technology, it is your responsibility to seek assistance and tutorial. Diversity. Learning to work with and value diversity is essential. You are expected to exhibit an appreciation for all diversity in the classroom and in all off-campus and online experiences connected to your education and training. Endorsement. As stated in the ACA Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice, "Counselors do not endorse students of supervisees for certification, licensure, employment, or completion of an academic or training program if they believe students or supervisees are not qualified for the endorsement. Counselors take reasonable steps to assist students or supervisees who are not qualified for endorsement to become qualified." Limitations. Admission into the Department of Counseling does not guarantee graduation. Success in academic course work is only one component of becoming a successful counseling student. The following nonacademic conditions may result in dismissal if they are observed to impair the student=s ability to work with

Fall Interim 2012 others in class, practicum, or internship settings: (1) personal concerns or psychopathology, (2) interpersonal relationship issues, (3) personal attitudes or value systems that conflict with effective counseling relationships, and (4) unethical behavior.

Tentative Campus and Travel Itinerary Day/Date Saturday, March 2, 2013 Itinerary On-campus orientation and educational component 10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
Building 63, Room 710 Location: ISU, 1400 E Terry Street, Garrison Hall,


Friday, March 22, 2013 Saturday, March 23, 2013 Sunday, March 24, 2013

Orientation to France and study abroad Students/ will travel from ISU campus to Salt Lake City, to board flight to Paris Arrive in Paris, France Travel to Hotel Walk around Paris On your own or attend a religious worship of your choice. Suggestion to attend the American Church or the Community Migrant Church at Cergy which is mainly North African. Lunch at a French Families home. Rest of day visit Paris on your own Class on Cultural Counseling

Transportation to airport by Greyhound/Salt Lake Shuttle Metro from airport to hotel

Travel to Cergy, France

Monday, March 25, 2013

Metro for touring 10 a.m. 1 p.m. Volunteer at a Women Drop in Center 1 pm to 8 pm Tour Paris Class Process Meeting Class on Cultural Counseling 10 a.m. 1 p.m. Volunteer at a Women Drop In Center 1 pm to 8 pm Tour Paris Class Process Meeting Class on Cultural Counseling 10 a.m. 1 p.m. Volunteer at a Women Shelter In Center 1 pm to 8 pm Tour Paris

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Metro for touring

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Metro for touring

Fall Interim 2012 Class Process Meeting Thursday, March Class on Cultural Counseling 28, 2013 10 a.m. 1p.m. Volunteer at a Women Shelter 1 pm to 8 pm Tour Paris Class Process Meeting Class on Cultural Counseling Metro for touring 10 a.m. 1 p.m. Volunteer at a Charity 1 pm to 8 pm Tour Paris Class Process Meeting Saturday, March 30, 2013 Metro for touring Visit Versailles Palace and gardens Class Process Meeting Breakfast and leave for Paris Airport Arrive same day in Idaho Saturday, April 20, 2012 Campus Class Reflections and Closure 10:00 12:00 p.m. Transportation from Salt Lake City to Idaho

Metro for touring

Friday, March 29, 2013

Sunday, March 31, 2013