HS 162 : Effective Helping Skills I

Transcript title

Effective Helping Skills I

Credits

4

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

40

Lecture hours

40

Prerequisites

HS 101; Math 31 or higher; and choose one of WR 121, WR 122, or WR 227.

Description

Focus is on skills of interacting with people both verbally and non-verbally, as well as the ethical and cultural underpinnings to helping and interviewing. Emphasis placed on understanding and application of the principles of interviewing. Significant concentration on practicing skills with peers.

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate effective counselor characteristics and behaviors through oral, written, and nonverbal communication and expressions.
2. Demonstrate essential interviewing and counseling skills.
3. Describe factors, such as cultural diversity, ethics and personal values, which influence the helping process.
4. Demonstrate an orientation to wellness and prevention as desired counseling goals; including values assessment and self-care strategies appropriate to the counseling role.
5. Illustrate self-awareness to promote therapeutic relationships and appropriate professional boundaries.

General education/Related instruction lists

  • Related Instruction/Human Relations

Outside of
expected

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