Preparing distinguished counsellors and
teachers in the field of psychological counselling and special education, who
have high professional competence and can provide guidance and quality
education for their students, provided and implement continuous training programs for providers of
special education and counseling in Jordan and other Arab countries, provide training services for the families children with disabilities and counseling services as needed.
The objectives of the counseling and special
education programs at the University of Jordan are as follows:
1. Preparing quality teachers and specialists in
the field of counseling and special education, who have high professional
competence, and can provide quality education to their students, and are keen
on continuing professional development, and use modern technology in their
2. Contributing with universities and public and
private institutions to raise the level of educational programs provided for
students with special needs.
3. Implementing continuous training programs for
providers of special education in Jordan and other Arab countries to develop
the level of scientific competence and improve their practical skills.
4. Provision of extension services, training and
awareness to the families of children with disabilities and society in general
for the prevention of disability and development of realistic attitudes towards
persons with special needs.
5. Creating a learning environment for faculty
members in the department to enable them to carry out scientific research and
disseminate scientific literature and hold conferences and scientific seminars
and lectures in different areas of special education.
6. Encouraging outstanding humanitarian work with
persons with special needs and their families and be committed to the standards
of professional practice and ethical conduct.
7. Community outreach and service, empowerment and
partnerships with public and private community institutions to find solutions
to problems in the field of special education and improve the quality of life
for individuals with special needs and their families.