- Name: Introduction to Counseling
- Division: Professional & Applied Technology
- Discipline: Counseling & Personal Develop
- Units (Credits): 3.00
I. Catalog Course Description
Presents an overview of basic communication and counseling skills and the foundations of the helping relationship. Includes experimental situations such as role playing and group exercises.
II: Course Objectives
This course is designed to help students:
- Gain factual knowledge (terminology, classifications, methods, and trends) about the field of counseling.
- Learn fundamental principles, generalizations, and theories from the field of counseling.
- Learn to apply course materials to improve rational thinking, problem solving, and decision making.
III: Course Linkage
The General Education Mission is to provide students with a core foundation of critical life skills with which to improve their lives. This course addresses the following Student Learning Objectives of the General Education Mission by ensuring that successful students:
- Are able to demonstrate college level reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
- Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
- Can engage in meaningful self assessments and work effectively with others.
- Utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
- Have knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
Scheduled CPD-117 classes:
There are currently no CPD-117 classes scheduled for this term.