Course Description for Clinical Counseling Skills

MHS6941: Clinical Counseling Skills
This is an academic and training experience designed to promote students' acquisition and development of specific skills in verbal and nonverbal communication and human relations. Students will learn fundamental skills in active listening, reflecting content, responding empathetically, as well as advanced skills such as reframing, confrontation, and interpretation. Students will also learn how to identify clients' issues and apply appropriate counseling strategies.