Listing of all academic courses offered at California Institute of Integral Studies.
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