2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

CPS 508 Counseling Skills in Helping Relationships

This course provides foundational skill education and training for helping relationships. The focus of the course is to engage students to develop and practice of basic counseling skills through demonstration, discussion, participation in skills practice, video captured role plays and individual and peer supervision. Attention will be given to relationship and rapport building, case conceptualization and goal and objective setting, setting session agenda and session planning. Analysis of counselor's skills and abilities in relationship building will be assessed. 3 credits.