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Department of Youth Coaching and Counseling Nurturing youth experts who solve youth problems and lead the healthy growth of the youth

Department overview

Youth counseling and nurturing coaching and guidance specialists

Youth issues such as school violence, delinquency, and low sense of happiness, which have become social issues in recent years, are becoming increasingly more serious. The free semester system is being implemented in schools in recent years to prevent these youth problems and give them opportunities of explore their own career paths. However, it is true that there are not enough competent experts who can develop and operate these programs. The Department of Youth Coaching Counseling nurtures youth counseling specialists who help the youth in growing into healthy adults by solving the problems of the youth, as well as youth coaching and guidance specialists who can foster and guide youth activities by keeping pace with the policy environment change like the free semester policy.

Composition of the practical curriculum that can be applied in the field

The department provides courses that meet the national qualification standards for youth leaders (level 2), youth counselors (level 3), and career counselors (level 2). The department also provides specialized subjects in relation to major issues such as school violence and sexual matters, such as “understanding and counseling on school violence problems” and “counseling on sex education for youth”. The department also provides practical courses such as “recreational activities”, “NLP coaching”, and “family happiness coaching”, so that youth coaching can be performed in the field.

Characteristics of the department

  • Excellent faculty

    Excellent faculty with a top-class doctorate at home and abroad, who has both field experience and academic knowledge, provides high quality lectures.

  • Specialized curriculum

    Certificates can be acquired at the same time of course completion

    • National certificate : youth leader - level 2(Exempted from the written exam), Youth counselor - level 3, career counselor - level 2

      The social worker certificate - level 2 can be obtained when doing a double major with the department of social welfare.

    • Private certificates : Child counseling사 - level 3, KAC(Korea Associate Coach), Recreational leader, school violence prevention instructor
    • Private certificates : child art instructor, Child and family counseling specialist, parent education specialist, self-directed learning coaching instructor
    • Completion : Youth coaching counselor, mentoring instructor, Multicultural society specialist - level 2
  • Double major is allowed.

    Students can do a dual major in two departments they want.
    e.g.,) Department of Youth Coaching Counseling + Department of Social Welfare, Department of Youth Coaching Counseling + Department of Counseling Psychology

  • Sharing educational Infrastructures with Sejong University, Sejong University Graduate School entrance program

    Students can receive a scholarship if they enter Sejong University Graduate School after graduation, and share lectures and various facilities including the library with Sejong University.

  • Various scholarships and opportunities for overseas study and exploration

    Operating various school/external scholarship programs such as excellent result scholarship, scholarship for the worker, scholarship for the disabled, and learning place scholarship, and providing domestic training and overseas exploration opportunities.

Characteristics of the department

  • Youth guidance/Coaching specialist
    • Youth leader - level 2
    • KAC(Korea Associate Coach)
    • Recreational leader
    • Children’s art leader
    • Self-directed learning coaching instructor
    • Mentoring instructor
    • School violence prevention instructor
  • Youth counseling specialist
    • Youth counselor - level 3
    • Career counselor - level 2
    • Child counselor - level 3
    • Child and family counseling specialist
    • Parent education specialist
    • Multicultural society specialist - level 2
GRADUATE SCHOOL

Sejong University Graduate School entrance program

  • Department of Early Childhood Education, Sejong University Graduate School of Education
  • Department of Counseling Psychology, Sejong University Graduate School of Education
  • Depart of Social Welfare, Sejong University Graduate School of Public Policy