IMHA 311 - Therapeutic Relationships

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)

 

Prerequisites:
None

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:
None

 

Pre- or Co-Requisites:
IMHA 310

 

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+

 

Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.