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    SUNY Broome Community College
   
 
  Jan 16, 2018
 
 
    
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PSY 217 - Introduction to Counseling Theory and Practice


Theoretical foundations and techniques associated with a variety of individual counseling approaches including psychoanalystic, humanistic, existential, cognitive - behavioral, feminist, and integrative.  Basic counseling skills are introduced and practiced.

 

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  PSY 110 General Psychology

Credits: 3
Hours
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Understand the therapeutic process and the practical elements of the counseling interaction.
2.  Understand and distinguish between the various theorectical models of counseling.
3.  Learn and practice listening and attending skills essential to the counseling process.
4.  Appreciate the variety of ethical and professional issues in counseling and develop a personal position on these issues.
5.  Apply five contrasting theories to specific cases.
6.  Integrate theorectical and experiential learning in order to begin to develop a personal model of counseling.
7.  Engage in self-assessment of personal qualities that support and hinder attempts at being therapeutic for others.



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