Department of Psychology

Department of Psychology

Department of Psychology – Counseling Practice (1)



Course Name

Counseling Practice (1)

Course ID


Course credits


Teaching hourly fee



Chang Shu-Hui, Li Hsin-Chiang


Junior Class-A, Department of Psychology

Required/Elective course



Type of Service

(Multiple options allowed)

■ Educational counseling  □ Information technology  □ Creative design

□ Community development  □ Marketing and promotion  □ Social service 

□ International care  □ Cultural archives  □ Environmental protection 

□ Others ____________________



(Evaluation on Service Programs)

The core of the Program is designed to guide juveniles in Taoyuan City who are accustomed to skipping school (cutting class) and help them go back to a normal school life. We hope to help juveniles rediscover the correct values for life through implementation of the plan.


Objectives of Plan

(1)  Primarily help juveniles accustomed to skipping school (cutting class). In order to prevent the juveniles from being stuck in trouble and help them go back to the normal life and build the correct lifestyle and value.

(2)  Based on the concepts about hand in hand and peer counseling, we provide the counseling service about the misconduct of the juveniles accustomed to skipping school, in one hand, and offer the Department of Psychology students the chance to practice their knowledge and combine the practical counseling with theories, in hopes of strengthening their ability to deal with the juveniles’ problems with skipping school and even dropping out.


Cooperative entities

Name of Organization or Community receiving the service: 8 junior high schools from Ba De, Zhong Li, Zi Qiang, Nei Li, Long Xing, Fu Fong, Xin Ming and Long Gang. 

Service Recipient: High-risk students accustomed to skipping school, and dropouts; Number of service recipients: about 40 junior high school students (Not the number of trainees)


Objectives of Courses

Enhance the students’ knowledge and skill in counseling junior high school students.


Model and contents of implementation of service programs

( to the contents of courses for 18 weeks on a weekly basis)


Service learning stage




1.   Communicate with various schools: Properly allocate the junior high school students’ cases and the desired number of university students.

2.   Hold the initial coordination meeting: Invite the teacher representatives from various schools to talk with the students at CYCU to encourage and provide experience to the students, to help the students prepare for counseling work.



1.   Each student shall submit his/her plan stating the background of the case and the counseled target set by him/her.

2.   Each student shall go to the junior high school once or twice per week to counsel 1~2 junior high school students.

3.   Participate in the steering meeting at CYCU once per two weeks to share any difficulty with the supervisor and discuss the same with the supervisor.

4.   16 students are divided into 3 groups. There are a total of 3 supervisors engaged in discussion individually or by group.



1.   Draft the case record and counseling experience on a weekly basis.

2.   Present the introspection and review report at the last steering meeting.


Celebration/presentation of results

At the presentation of final results, each student shall report about his/her performance about case counseling and share his/her experience in service for the past semester.


Total service learning hours

Total course hours: 54 hours

Students’ actual service hours: 36 hours

Number of student teams: a total of 8 teams, consisting of a total of 25 persons.

Total number of service recipients: 400 persons (number of service recipients*number of frequency).


Descriptions about expected students’ growth in professions

1.    Help the students prove the theories by practicing.

2.    Strengthen the students’ ability to deal with the problems about juveniles accustomed to skipping school and dropping out.


Anticipated benefits to be gained the service recipient

1.    Prevent problem juveniles from being stuck in a cycling of getting in trouble.

2.    Go back to a normal life.

3.    Build the correct lifestyle and values.


Rating criteria

(Please include the way to assess service programs.)

Each student shall counsel 1~2 junior high school students each time, go to the junior high school once or twice per week, and provide the counseling service for no less than 10 times per case.

40% for counseling service provided to junior high school students   

60% for the Department’s supervision (40% for participation in and performance of supervision, 10% for learning attitude, 10% for attendance at meeting, 10% for i-learning participation,

30% for the final report.)


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