COU 602 - Theories of Counseling (3)


This course examines classic and contemporary theories and models of counseling.  The theories provide a foundation for conceptualizing client presentation and selecting appropriate interventions.  Students develop a personal model of counseling which is consistent with current professional research and practice.  Emphasis is placed on understanding the therapeutic factors that contribute to the effectiveness of counseling. The course addresses help-seeking behaviors of clients and ethical and culturally relevant counseling interventions.  The course explores the impact of technology on the counseling profession and provides students with the opportunity to actively practice counseling skills. 
Prerequisite: COU 601 
Required core course

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