Sep 28, 2021
EDCE 6270 - Counseling, Teaching, and the Behavior Change Process
Theories of behavior change process in educational, community, and business settings. Application and evaluation of techniques to modify behavior that involve counselor clients and the counselor in the behavior change process with effective communication emphasized.
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 lecture, 1.0 laboratory
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
- Demonstrate an understanding of counseling methods and principles of service delivery for clients in community mental health settings based on human development, which are supported through numerous prevention and intervention modalities.
- Describe counselor characteristics and behaviors that influence helping processes including age, gender, and ethnic differences, verbal and nonverbal behaviors and personal characteristics, orientations, and skills.
- Distinguish appropriate affective, behavioral, and cognitive techniques, verbal and nonverbal counseling skills, and techniques so that one can begin to develop a personal model of counseling.
- Examine the appropriate integration of technological strategies and applications within the counseling process.
- Explain the implications of ethical and legal principles and guidelines as applied to essential interviewing and counseling skills in professional counseling.
- Recognize various techniques to establish appropriate counseling goals; design intervention strategies, and evaluate client outcomes.
- Understands the roles and functions of clinical mental health counselors in various practice settings and the importance of relationships between counselors and other professionals, including interdisciplinary treatment teams.
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