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HSER 346 Counseling and Interviewing Skills

This course introduces students to basic counseling skills. As such, it is designed to help students develop essential helping skills needed for client engagement, follow-through, completion and overall therapeutic effectiveness. Specific skills and techniques covered include; developing rapport, building empathy and listening, encouraging trust, self-disclosure, immediacy, questioning & evoking, addressing discrepancies, etc. This course is highly experiential in its format. Students will participate in classroom exercises, real plays, and video-taping of counseling skills.
4-5 Undergraduate credits

Effective August 19, 2018 to present

Learning outcomes

General

  • Articulate personal values about the counseling relationship and identify your own strengths and needs for further learning, training, and experience as a counselor.
  • Understand and demonstrate various helping skills including but not limited to; developing rapport, building empathy and listening, encouraging trust, self-disclosure, immediacy, questioning and evoking, and addressing discrepancies.
  • Understand the stages of the helping relationship, i.e. exploration, insight, action, and identify which helping skills are most appropriate for each stage.

Spring 2021

Section Title Instructor
01 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Gess, Jarilyn Books Course details
02 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Bruner, Molly Kay Books Course details

Summer 2021

Section Title Instructor
01 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Gess, Jarilyn Books Course details

Fall 2021

Section Title Instructor
01 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Gess, Jarilyn Books Course details
02 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Preston, Marilyn Jean Books Course details
03 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Bruner, Molly Kay Books Course details
04 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Oni, Adesola F Schaefer Loer, Jennifer R Books Course details