2016-2017 Graduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Oct 19, 2019  
2016-2017 Graduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PC 675 - Helping Relationships

(3.00 cr.)

An introduction to clinical skills which are fundamental to the development and maintenance of the counseling relationship. An experiential class that covers such topics as active listening, being attuned to clients, and building empathy. In addition, focus is placed on the counseling interview and the balance between gathering information and fostering empathy. Finally, the ethical and diversity issues involved in counseling are considered, as well as counselor self-care. Overall, focus is placed on the counselor's development as a professional helper. A personal therapeutic experience is required for the writing of the major paper. Must be taken prior to PC 661 .



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