Designed to provide an understanding of the various theories and models of counseling, and provides students with the opportunity to learn and practice a variety of helping skills. Introduces students to the necessary concepts, methods, and helping skills used in counseling, social work, human resources, and the ministry. Students gain practical one-on-one listening skills, develop a framework for counseling, and develop competencies in building helping relationships. This course is particularly useful to those who are pursuing a career in the helping professions.
PSYC450 is a 3 credit course.