Counseling & Helping Relationships: Skills Practice I

Introductory exploration of the professional practice of counseling, which is seen as the joining of the personal discipline of mindfulness-awareness practice that cultivates self-understanding with the interpersonal discipline of cultivating healing relationships. The course includes both experiential and intellectual components, and emphasizes current counseling theories and their applications, a culturally sensitive orientation to the fundamental health of the human mind, and contemplative self-care strategies for working with human suffering and cultivating wellness. The course utilizes experiential training and practice in clinical skills and on-the-spot feedback.
Course Number: CNSC631
Units: 3.0