2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Oct 04, 2022  
2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYCH 016 Introduction to Counseling Skills


Units: 3
This course is an introduction to the counseling process through examination of the roles and characteristics of the counselor and the client. Basic skills involved inproblem identification and problem solving are discussed and practiced through simulated role situations. The student learns to use his/her relationship with clients to develop the alliance necessary for change via establishing rapport with clients, enlisting the client in the development of treatment plans, and making appropriate client referrals. The student practices active listening and other communication skills in simulated client interview settings for special populations such as addiction. Student will explore personal and professional growth as it relates to these topics (CSU)



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