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PSY 3740 Counseling Techniques

Course Description: PSY 3740 Counseling Techniques is an introduction to the techniques and strategies commonly used in counseling situations. The course also covers the utilization of community and social agencies.

Textbook: Intentional Interviewing and Counseling: Facilitating Client Development in a Multicultural Society; Ivey, A.E.. & M. B. Ivey. Brooks/Cole

Prerequisites: PSY 1700

Specific Concepts to Address:

  • Concepts of interviewing and counseling
  • Stages of the interviewing process
  • Basic skills for interviewing and counseling

Suggested Emphases:

  • Application of the skills of counseling to hypothetical situations
  • Analysis of personal counseling style
  • Conducting an interview
  • Available community services, knowledge of writing skills expected of a professionally employed adult

Helpful Documentation:

  • Resume
  • Related continuing education
  • Job descriptions
  • Community involvement, professional and personal
  • Volunteerism
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