Counseling and Interviewing Theory Seminar

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 1, 1999 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This seminar is limited to people with volunteer or paid counseling experience. Students relate counseling theory and principles to their own experience, through discussion, role playing and class presentations. Prerequisite: Obtain and complete diagnostic test/or essay from the Teaching Center. Overlap: HSER 346 Counseling and Interviewing Skills.

Special information

Overlap: HSER 346 Counseling and Interviewing Skills.

Learning outcomes


  • Greet clients with awareness of potential impact.
  • Select questioning techniques for desired effects.
  • Structure an interview.
  • Use basic interview communication skills: responding to feeling content, attending, tracking, self-disclosure, immediacy, confrontation, probing, affirmations.