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PSYCS27

Helping Relationships

Subject code

PSYC

Course Number

S27

Department(s)

Instructor(s)

Department/Program Faculty

Course Long Title

Helping Relationships

Description

This course offers a theoretical and applied overview of helping relationships (e.g., psychotherapy, paraprofessional helping). Students learn about stages of helping relationships from beginning to end as well as ethical and multicultural considerations in helping relationships. This course offers opportunities for students to develop core helping skills through in-class activities, including active listening, paraphrasing, conveying empathy, and reflecting emotion. Students reflect upon their use of helping skills and ways in which who they are and their life experiences may influence their approach to helping. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101.

Writing Credit

No writing credit