Prerequisites: 69:161.

69:270.

Historical and theoretical foundations of counselling will provide the framework for developing the professional therapeutic skills of the student. The concepts and phases of the counselling process, including the impact of personal values and the therapeutic alliance, will be studied. Students will have an opportunity for skill development toward building a therapeutic relationship with an individual. The laboratory component provides an opportunity to practice counselling skills related to this course in a simulated environment. Application in a clinical context begins in 69:265.

3 lecture hours per term, 3 laboratory hours per term , one term

Successors: 69:254, 69:265, 69:359, 69:364, 69:367, 69:454, 69:474.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 69:261 in the BU Course Transfer Database.