Dec 05, 2021  
2020-2021 Course Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COUN 541 - Skills and Techniques in Counseling


3 Credits
Acquaints the novice counselor with the basic skills necessary for counseling and consulting in a multicultural society. Theories of individual and systemic change guide the application of helping relationship skills in counseling and consultation. Active listening, reflection of feeling, confrontation, interpretation, diagnostic interviewing and crisis intervention skills are discussed, demonstrated and practiced. Ethnic, culture, race, gender and sexual orientation variables are addressed in the context of the intentionality of the interviewing process. Students are expected to participate actively in exercises, to role play and to engage in a process of self-understanding and self-assessment.



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