HSSA 115: Counseling I

Credits 4
Quarter Offered

Familiarization with skills commonly used for individual and family counseling. Includes attending, paraphrasing, reflecting feelings, summarizing, probing, self-disclosure, interpreting, and confrontation. HSSA& 101 and HSSA 105 or permission of instructor is recommended. This class may include students from multiple sections.

  1. Identify eight basic counseling skills.
  2. Define the ten therapeutic counselor characteristics.
  3. Define therapeutic criteria of counseling environment.
  4. Identify traits of self-actualized counselor.
  5. Summarize the grief process.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of counseling skills through utilization.