Introduction to Counseling Theories
3 Credit Hours

This course will provide instruction in skills of observing and recording behavior and organizing information into clean and logical reports. The course will also cover interviewing as a method of gathering and evaluating needs. It will introduce the student to the skills of establishing open relations with a client and assisting the client in understanding their needs to incorporate a more satisfying behavior. Students will learn counseling theory and comparative approaches that will be useful in their careers. The course will assist the students to be mindful of individual differences and promote cultural competence, both foundations to be useful in professional and personal lives.