Mar 02, 2024  
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HPC 5225 - The Helping Relationship (3)

When Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer Session
This course examines the philosophy of the therapeutic relationship, basic counseling skills and the developmental process of the counseling relationship. Through experiential activity, this course will develop in students the effective counseling skills necessary to sustain the counseling relationship from the initial interview to the termination of the relationship with individuals, family/couples, and in group modalities. The focus of this course is on developing students’ presence, awareness, and use of effective counseling skills and basic active listening skills. Students will learn, observe, evaluate, and demonstrate effective counseling behaviors through the use of counseling skills practice (with other students), presentation of video/audiotaped sessions, and the evaluation of practice sessions/skills of classmates under the supervision of the instructor and other advanced students.
Prerequisite for HPC 5900  and HPC 6900 .