sap course 1429716831

Course Code & Number:

GPC 322

Course Title:

Principles and Techniques of Counseling

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(2+2+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 5 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Principles of counseling. Process and stages of counseling. Basic counseling skills and techniques. Practice of these basic skills and techniques

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: NONE
Co-requisites: NONE
Grading: 

Personal Journal - 10% 
Audiotaped Sessions - 60% 
Skills-Analysis Paper - 20% 
Participation - 10%

Year of Study: 
Junior
Semester: 
Spring
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Compulsory
Required Reading: 
1. Ivey, A. E., Ivey, M. B., & Zalaquett, C. B. (2010). Intentional Interviewing and Counseling: Facilitating Client Development in a Multicultural Society (7th ed.). Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole. 2. Cormier, S., Nurius, P. S., & Osborn, C. J. (2009). Interviewing and change strategies for helpers: Fundamental skills and cognitive-behavioral interventions (6th ed.). Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole, Cenage Learning.
Course Objective: 

The aim of this course is to introduce the student to interviewing skills, including basic listening and influencing skills and strategies, core conditions, case conceptualization, and making a treatment plan. This course is a practice-oriented course designed to explore counseling skills. This course will help students to develop knowledge of counseling skills that are used by counselors in a range of settings, and give students opportunities to practice these skills under supervision.

Extended Description: 

Basic listening skills: attending behavior, observation skills, questioning, encouraging, paraphrasing, summarizing, and reflection of feelings. Influencing skills and strategies: Confrontation, exploring the story from multiple perspectives, reflection of meaning and interpretation/reframing, self-disclosure and feedback, logical consequences, information/advice, and directives. The core conditions: unconditional positive regard, genuineness, and empathy. Case conceptualization, skill integration, treatment planning, and using theory with microskills.

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. demonstrate knowledge of basic listening and influencing skills, and strategies in counseling
2. integrate basic listening and influencing skills, and strategies in counseling
3. practice and demonstrate basic listening and influencing skills, and strategies in counseling
4. develop and evaluate case conceptualizations and treatment plans by using theory with microskills, person-centered, cognitive-behavioral, and brief counseling
5. demonstrate a self-awareness as a professional counselor

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Reading
Peer Teaching
Scaffolding/Coaching
Demonstrating
Collaborating
Drama/Roleplaying
Others

Student Workload:

Observation
7
hrs
Research Review
7
hrs
Case Study Analysis
7
hrs
Others
15
hrs

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