CO 710. Counseling Techniques. 3 Hours.
This course is designed to help students acquire and develop skills essential to the helping process. Core elements include: the nature of the helping relationship, introduction to basic counseling skills, and an exploration of the attitudes and beliefs involved in developing and maintaining helping relationships and how these fundamental core elements apply to counselors. Emphasis will also be placed on practitioner self-awareness and self-care. Role-playing videotape experiences and other skill development exercises will be included. Prerequisite(s): Major=MS Clinical Mental Health Counseling or Major=MS Human Relations or Major=MS Pastoral Counseling or Major=MS School Counseling.