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ARCHIVED 2020-21 Graduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2020-21 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COU 601 - Counseling Skills and Techniques (3)

Required core course.
This course provides an orientation to counseling as a helping profession and addresses the importance of establishing and maintaining a therapeutic relationship. Focus is placed on developing the essential listening and interviewing skills necessary for effective counseling. The course emphasizes counselor self-awareness and counselor development and includes the use of recorded counseling interviews and role plays. Students are exposed to culturally responsive helper skills.