Interviewing and Counselling Skills II

This course is intended to build and expand upon the foundation of intentional interviewing and counselling skills introduced and practiced in Interviewing Skills I. Students will be introduced to various higher order skills as measured by the interpersonal influence continuum. In addition, students will be introduced to a variety of major theoretical perspectives on counseling, including the person-centered, cognitive behavioral and brief therapy models. Emphasis will be placed on experiential learning and students will have the opportunity to integrate theoretical concepts with their emerging counselling skills.