Counseling Skills

School of Undergraduate Studies BIS 1412 1.00

This is an introductory skills and methods course. Core helping skills that will be developed and discussed will be: basic listening skills, developing empathy, assessment, goal setting, and action planning. Core ethical issues that will be discussed are as follows: cultural competency, ethnocentric bias, internalized oppression, crisis management, mandated reporting, and confidentiality. The course will be held over one weekend and will be a combination of reflective activities, journaling, as well as expressive and creative arts processes to draw out our own inner barriers to engaging in effective counseling process. BIS student

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