PSYC 309

Counseling skills

Prerequisites: PSYC 101, junior standing, and permission of the instructor. Survey of clinical/counseling psychology as a science and profession. Current psychological treatment approaches, assessment techniques, research strategies, and their empirical/theoretical foundations. In addition to classroom discussions and workshops, students will volunteer 3-5 hours per week at local mental health organizations. Experiences will be integrated into the course and provide unique practical experiences working in the discipline.