Professional Counseling Orientation and Ethical Practice I: Transpersonal Wilderness Therapy

This course supports the learning experience of students enrolled in internship placement. The class is designed to provide an instructional and supportive forum for students practicing counseling 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. Focus is on professional, theoretical, and personal issues related to the internship, such as therapeutic technique and style, diversity issues, transference, and countertransference. Prerequisite: CNST790. WT only.
Course Number: CNSW801
Units: 2.5