PRC-705 : The Helping Relationship

Academic Level:
Graduate
Department:
Psychology
Subject:
Professional Counseling
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
An introductory skills-focused course for the graduate student pursuing a career in one of the helping professions. Basic counseling/helping skills will be explored with emphasis on experiential learning. Students will be expected to acquire and demonstrate basic counseling and helping skills using classroom demonstrations, role-play, peer consultation, and videotape. Students will be introduced to the therapeutic relationship. Reflecting skills, challenging, and goal-setting skills as well as techniques for enhancing self-efficacy, lowering and raising emotional arousal, and evaluating the helping relationship are included. 3 credits