Basic Counselling Skills (CNSK 1401)

This course is geared towards those interested in the field of counselling. Students are introduced to the foundational skills required for effective counselling and interviewing. Topics include counselling as a developmental process; the importance of self awareness; the role of the counselling relationship in effecting change; facilitation of client self exploration; the importance of counsellor empathy; appreciation of ethics, diversity and personal and professional development. An important focus of this course is to provide participants with experiential learning regarding the client-counsellor relationship. The course examines the nature and process of client-centred counselling, and teaches skills foundational to most models of counselling and practice in a supervised setting. Please note that a textbook may be required for this course. Please check the bookstore website at https://downtown.store.vcc.ca/ for textbook information and hours of operation.

 course outline

* Note: The CRNs listed below could be restricted to specific program areas.

CRN Fee Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor
30346 $530.94 DTN  - Rm. 415
RM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,

1815 - 2130
to 29-Nov-2018
Pons, Audrey
30345 $530.94 DTN  - Rm. 414
TM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,

1815 - 2130
to 04-Dec-2018
Launeanu, Mihaela
30360 $530.94 DTN  - Rm. 415
FM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,

0915 - 1230
to 07-Dec-2018
Zadravec, Miljenka

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