HSER 346

Counseling and Interviewing Skills

4-5 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 19, 2018 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

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.

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 2019

Section Title Instructor
01 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Gess, Ja Books Course details
02 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Bruner, Mo Books Course details
03 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Peterson, Ro Books Course details

Summer 2019

Section Title Instructor
01 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Peterson, Ro Books Course details
02 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Winston, Wi Books Course details

Fall 2019

Section Title Instructor
01 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Gess, Ja Books Course details
02 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Peterson, Ro Books Course details
03 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Bruner, Mo Books Course details
04 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Oni, Ad/Schaefer Loer, Je Books Course details

Spring 2020

Section Title Instructor
01 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Gess, Ja Books Course details
02 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Bruner, Mo Books Course details
03 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Peterson, Ro Books Course details

Summer 2020

Section Title Instructor
01 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Staff Books Course details
02 Counseling and Interviewing Skills Staff Books Course details