PSYC 215 - Basic Skills of the Helping Professions
An applied psychology course introducing the role of the professional in the helping professions. Helping professions are those that help clients in a variety of ways, including legal, social and therapeutic support. Examples would include lawyers, mental health counselors, social workers, health practitioners, teachers and coaches. This course focuses on the importance of self-understanding and perception of self and others. General theories relevant to the helping professions will be introduced. Issues of values, ethics, and legal obligations in the helping fields will be reviewed.
Prerequisite(s): PSYC 110
Credits: 3 hours
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