This course provides foundational knowledge to support individuals and families involved in mental health and substance issues. Concepts regarding multiculturalism, diversity, and equality are explored through a strength-based, collaborative, and recovery-oriented framework.
Hours: 45 (Lecture Hours: 45)
Pre- or Co-Requisites:
Course Content: - Introduction to helping model
- Values in action
- Active listening
- Sharing empathic highlights
- Probing and summarizing
- Working with resistance
- Helping clients help themselves
Learning Outcomes: - Critically reflect upon and identify the way in which personal values and beliefs affect interpersonal relationships - Demonstrate competence in the application of micro-counselling skills
- Use effective listening skills and strategies to facilitate recovery and change in all phases of a therapeutic alliance - Demonstrate competence in the application and appropriate use of crisis intervention and solution-focused models
- Apply a collaborative approach to engage in all aspects of practice
Grading System: Letter Grades
Passing Grade: C+
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.