Ascertain foundational building block skills in the counseling relationship. Establish therapeutic relationship skills. Apply basic counseling techniques. Evaluate performance through mock counseling sessions and personal experience reflections. Determine issues of boundaries and ethics. Apply reflective practitioner methods. Apply basic counseling techniques including motivational interviewing.
- Pre/Corequisite: 10-520-101 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES or Condition: Accepted into the Counseling Skills in the Helping Profession Certificate, Substance Abuse Counselor Education Technical Diploma, FVTC Human Services Associate Degree Shared Agreement, FVTC Human Services Assistant Shared Agreement or with instructor's consent.