2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs 
    
    Jul 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs

PS 5510 - Clinical Counseling Theories (CMHC)


Theoretical and practical foundations of the psychotherapeutic process are presented in this course. Approaches to counseling will be explored with the primary focus on the brief treatment model emphasizing evidence-based and outcome‐based interventions. Students will learn to establish and maintain the therapeutic frame, rapport, assess needs, and develop treatment plans utilizing various theoretical frameworks through role play, case presentations and discussion. The major historical theories will be reviewed, with attention being brought to those theories most relevant in the contemporary field. (3 credits)