The purpose of the course is to provide the student with an understanding of the basic skills of counseling related to active listening and accurate empathy. In addition the course will provide students with the foundation of the theory and practice of motivational interviewing as an evidence based practice in the rehabilitation counseling profession. Professional ethical sociocultural issues in the client/counselor relationship will be discussed. Lecture, role play, and audio will be used to augment the student's understanding of the process of change.
Monday, April 3, 2017 to Thursday, June 1, 2017