Professional Counseling Orientation and Ethical Practice I: Mindfulness-based Transpersonal Counseling

Professional Counseling Orientation and Ethical Practice I supports the learning experience of students enrolled in the internship placement. The class is designed to provide an instructional and supportive forum for students practicing counseling and psychotherapy in agency settings. The class provides an understanding of professional roles, organizations, and credentialing. Students are exposed to the ethical, legal, and advocacy considerations of counseling. The history and philosophy of the counseling profession are considered in relation to current trends and case studies. We are concerned with professional, theoretical, and personal issues related to the internship, such as therapeutic technique and style, diversity issues, transference, and countertransference. Prerequisite: CNST790. Must be taken concurrently with CNSM871.
Course Number: CNSM801
Units: 2.0