Jan 27, 2023  
2017-2018 Evening, Weekend, Online Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Evening, Weekend, Online Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CN 724 - Counseling Methods and Ethics

Semester Hours: 3
This course is an introduction to the principles, procedures, and techniques of the intentional interviewing that occurs in professional counselor-client interactions. Through experiential exercises (mock counseling sessions) and within the context of a wellness approach to psychological health, beginning counselors will learn specific interviewing skills, the goals and stages of interviewing, as well as strategies for therapeutic change. Beginning counselors will explore the importance of nonverbal behaviors, values, perspectives, the role of emotions and cognitions, as well as cultural factors in counselor-client communication. Throughout the course, beginning counselors will have the opportunity to reflect upon their own beliefs, skills, and values, as well as assess their competence in the specific interviewing skills.

Pre-requisites: CN 714 - Multiculturalism and the Practice of Counseling .



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