Therapeutic Communications Skills

This course will focus on the development of communication skills used across various theoretical approaches to interviewing and counselling, to facilitate an effective, therapeutic relationship with clients and their caregiving circle. Students will be introduced to the counselling process, diversity, and helping relationships, as well as the theory and practice of effective therapeutic communication. The course will highlight the importance of ethical, client-centred practices. Students will learn to integrate methods, techniques and concepts of counselling theories with their interviewing/counselling style.