HS201 Theories of Counseling

Prerequisite: HS 101.

Introduces counseling theories, including client-centered, family systems, psychoanalytic, cognitive/behavioral, and multicultural. Students are encouraged to begin developing a personal style and approach to counseling and to deepen their self-awareness of their own motivations, needs, strengths, and limitations as counselors and human service professionals. Issues of cultural diversity within human services will be introduced. Students will explore and review the potential effects of difference in culture, race, class, gender, sexual orientation, and disability in the helping relationship. A library component is included.

3 Credit Hours