HS 260 : Counseling Theories
Standard letter grades
Contact hours total
Provides an overview of theoretical approaches to counseling and psychotherapy, including fundamental concepts, assessment, client and counselor roles, cultural relevance, and intervention strategies/techniques.
1. Articulate the history and philosophy of the counseling profession.
2. Articulate and demonstrate counselor characteristics and behaviors that influence helping processes.
3. Apply concepts of culture, ethics, integrative models, systems and environment, crisis and trauma, and neuroscience to inform counseling theoretical orientation.
The Counselor: Person and Professional
The Counselor: Counselor Values and Therapeutic Process
Ethical Issues in Counseling Practice
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Family Systems Therapy
Textbook/s and/or presentation materials.
Grades may be determined by quizzes, exams, presentations and participation.