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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CMH 5085 - Foundational Counseling Techniques

Credits: 2
This course introduces and provides practice in the foundational counseling skills necessary to establish a counseling relationship with the client characterized by warmth, respect, empathy, and genuineness. It includes both didactic presentation and role-play practice in core skills that include, but are not limited to, the following: invitational skills, attending, reflecting, paraphrasing, interpreting, confronting, self-disclosing, and summarizing. Students will have the opportunity to practice the skills they are learning and be observed in vivo and via recorded role-plays. The combined didactic and experiential components of this course aim at helping students develop a foundation as strong, effective, therapeutic agents for their clients. 
Prerequisite(s): CMH 5000G CMH 5010G CMH 5040G CMH 5060G , and CMH 5100G