Course Descriptions

CodeCOUN
Number504
TitlePrepracticum in Counseling Techniques
Units3
Description

Each student will be able to demonstrate basic counseling skills, techniques, and professionally ethical and legal behavior. Students develop knowledge of and skills in core counseling techniques, including attending, listening, empathy and challenging. Students are introduced to, and practice through peer helping, helping skills models appropriate to a variety of counseling settings. Videotaping of individual counseling sessions for purposes of assessment, self-assessment and reflection on counseling skill development is included. Students are able to accurately critique their level of skill development.