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Introduction to Counseling (PSY 338)

Term: Academic Year 2016-2017 Spring Semester


Ashley B. Gardner
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Tue, 2:00 PM - 4:50 PM (1/9/2017 - 5/10/2017) Location: BART HINES 107


This course provides an introduction to professional counseling. It provides a broad overview of its historical and theoretical foundations, and includes introductory information about professional counseling organizations, standards, and ethics; the basic core body of knowledge; professional credentialing; and essential interviewing and counseling skills. It stresses self-growth and awareness as well as observational skills as related to becoming an agent of individual, group, family, and systems change.

Prerequisite: PSY 101