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CHW 140: Introduction to Counseling & Interviewing (3 credits)

Course Description

Offers a basic introduction to counseling theory and practice for those interested in working in helping professions. Provides opportunities to practice skills through role-playing (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): Placement into ENG 100X.

Co-Requisite(s): None

Recommended Preparation: Credit for CHW 101

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Use critical thinking and problem solving skills to improve personal wellbeing and enhance professional potential
  • Demonstrate attitudes, skills and knowledge of best practice strategies appropriate to a variety of populations in diverse human service settings
  • Identify vulnerable populations and the social conditions that contribute to their vulnerability, and consider advocacy strategies to help alleviate those conditions
  • Engage in civic activities that assist in the development of self-awareness and influence the development of professionalism

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