This course is designed to provide a foundation of basic skills for persons who would like to enhance their therapy and pastoral care abilities. It combines theoretical understanding and hands-on practice of essential counseling microskills and can serve as the prerequisite counseling course for persons enrolling in or transferring to the M.A. in Marital and Family Therapy. Four hours.
PC500 is a prerequisite for students without an undergraduate/ graduate degree in counseling or a related discipline, or without an introductory course in counseling/psychotherapy theory and technique.