Scotland participants can receive Continuing Education credit. The Institute provides an opportunity for colleagues – as well as “colleagues-in-training” – to discuss family counseling practice, education, and research issues and other professional topics in an informal collegial setting. Topics addressed include family and couples work, multiculturalism, ethics, qualitative and quantitative research methods, professional enrichment, and counseling innovations. Specific to the Scotland Institute, all participants are invited to join in research consultation and collaborative writing experiences.
Some universities may offer course credit for attending the Institute. Please note each university maintains its own expectations regarding course requirements, payment, and credits received. The professor of record for the course is responsible for overseeing student work, thus course-related questions should be directed to the specific program or instructor hosting the course.
Educators who are interested in forming a course at their university can also contact us for guidance. The face-to-face time of the institute, including the scheduled day trips, accounts for 36 direct hours of instruction time. Opportunities for students to present work, either independently or with instructors, are built into the educational session formats.