HSWR-103 - Counselling Skills

Minimum Credits: 4 Length: 60 hours Prerequisites: Minimum 65% in either English 12, English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12, ENGL 090, or equivalent. CYFS 101 or PSYC 151 Delivery Method: Blended, Online Cost: $286.88 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/HSWR103.pdf

This course introduces students to introductory interviewing and counselling skills that are needed for developing rapport, trust, and empathy in relationships with the clients they serve. Students develop skills in using invitational strategies, reflecting feelings and content, summarizing information, challenging perceptions, conducting assessments, and goal setting. Throughout the course there is an emphasis on self-reflection and self-evaluation.