Antoinette R. Thomas

Associate Professor
Unit: School of Education and Human Development
Department: School of Education and Human Development
Office location and address
Bavaro Hall 012
417 Emmet St S
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1994
M.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1983
B.A., Wake Forest University, 1980
EDHS 5500: Selected Topics
Credits: 1–6
These are designed as pilot courses to meet new program requirements, and changing needs in the field. Used also to offer experimental courses, and courses under development, these are announced and offered on a semester-to-semester basis. May be graded or S/U, depending on the instructor, and may be repeated.
EDHS 5993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Prerequisites: Instructor Permission
EDHS 6010: Diversity Issues in Clinical Psychology
Credits: 3
This course is designed to help you develop the awareness, knowledge and skills necessary for competent practice as a clinical psychologist. We explore the personal, social, political, affective, and behavioral considerations of diversity and emphasize APAs multicultural competencies. We also examine the impact of cultural factors on ourselves and our clients; hence, group dialogue and experiential learning are incorporated throughout the course.
EDHS 7290: Essential Counseling Skills
Credits: 3
This initial course in counseling is required for all master's level students in the counselor Education program. The primary focus is on fundamental attitudes, knowledge, and skills necessary for developing effective helping relationships. A key feature of this course is the opportunity to practice essential counseling skills and experience the counseling process in a safe, controlled environment. This course also encourages self awareness and self exploration so that students can gain an understanding of how their own personal experiences, preferences, feelings, values, and world views impact their practice as a counselor. Prerequisite/Corequisite: EDHS 7210, 7230 or instructor permission.
EDHS 7291: Essential Counseling Skills Lab
Credits: 1
EDHS 7291 is the lab that accompanies EDHS 7290: Essential Counseling Skills. The course affords practice of important therapeutic skills in a safe controlled environment and gives students individual feedback regarding skill development over the course of the class. Prerequisite: restricted to Counselor Education graduate students
EDHS 8290: Counselor Education Master's Practicum
Credits: 3
For students enrolled in the School Counseling program. A minimum of 100 on-site hours is required. A description of the setting, specifying the school level in which practicum occurred most be included on the student's application for graduation. Students are required to participate in on-grounds supervision. Prerequisite: EDHS 7210, 7230, 7290, 7310 or 8310 or instructor permission. Subject to availability of suitable practicum placement.
EDHS 8700: Clinical Psychology Practicum
Credits: 1–6
Supervised placement in a setting designed to provide students with clinical experiences dealing with children, adults, and families.
EDHS 9993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Independent Study
EDHS 9999: Doctoral Dissertation
Credits: 3–12
Doctoral Dissertation Research completed under the guidance of dissertation committee. 12 hours is required for graduation. Permission of instructor required.