May 25, 2020  
2019-2020 Course Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Course Catalog
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HMSV 1120 - Helping Skills and Techniques


4.5 Credits
This course introduces students to basic interpersonal skills such as appropriate self-disclosure, active listening, and constructive challenging. The course also prepares students to use professional helping skills on a one-to-basis. Helping skills that are discussed and practiced include at least four of the following: active listening, reflective feedback, summarizing, self-disclosing, displaying empathy, confronting, establishing rapport, and communicating at the client’s comprehension level. Students acquire and demonstrate skills through videotaped role-plays, in-class role-plays, counseling critiques, case studies, and other experiential exercises.

Lec: 4.5 Lab: 0 Cr: 4.5



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