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Courses for helping professionals offered

October 20, 2000

Coastal Carolina University's Division of Extended Learning and Public Services is offering courses for professional counselors in two convenient formats. Internet-based courses and Saturday seminars will provide continuing education credits which will apply toward licensure and re-certification. The registration fee for each course is $55.

Internet-based courses combine the World Wide Web and audio teleconferencing. The following courses will be offered:

- Narrative Approaches in Counseling Women and Girls - Nov. 3 to 22; Required conference calls: Mondays, Nov. 6, 13 and 20 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. - The Elusive Eating Disorders - Nov. 26 to Dec. 16; Required conference calls: Thursdays, Nov. 30, Dec. 7 and 14 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

The Internet-based courses provide eight hours of continuing education. Course material may be accessed from any location equipped with a World Wide Web browser. Registered participants will be provided with a toll-free number for the one-hour telephone conference calls which are scheduled once each week during each course. The unique course delivery format has been designed to provide flexible instruction for counselors who work full time.

Saturday seminars will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Coastal's Wall Building. Each course will provide six contact hours of continuing education.

The following courses will be offered:

- Techniques of Play Therapy - November 4 - Innovative Treatments for Adolescent and Childhood Disorders - November 11 - Secrets to Successful Aging - December 2

For more information, contact Coastal's Division of Extended Learning and Public Services at 349-2665.