SSW302 - Principles of Counselling
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|Last revision date||Oct 12, 2012 2:52:42 PM|
|Last review date||Oct 12, 2012 2:52:42 PM|
Principles of Counselling
This final course in the Social Service Methods series is a further development of SSW 101 and SSW 202. Emphasis is placed on needs assessment and intake skills, stages of the counselling process, and problem solving counselling interventions.
In SSW202, Interviewing for Human Services, students were introduced to the basic tools of direct intervention; specifically the informational and helping interview. In SSW302, students are introduced to the process of helping client?s problem solve.
One credit in the Social Service Worker Program
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Distinguish personal character traits and counsellor attitudes
that may enhance or compromise service to the client
2. Use reformulation technique in the counselling interview.
3. Clearly state the client's presenting problems.
4. Illustrate effective problem solving competencies with client.
5. Identify appropriate referrals for a Social Service Worker
intervention with the client.
6. Complete comprehensive case notes and accurate client-progress
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