Counseling Theory and Skill Development

Course number: DEPS1109 • Credit hours: 3 hrs


 

Distance Education Course: Students will learn effective counseling skills that will guide the student in a variety of real-life helping situations.

Course Description: This is a practice-oriented course with the goal of learning effective counseling skills that will guide the student in a variety of helping situations. Students will use the text and companion workbook titled, “The Skilled Helper.” Through this model, students will learn to develop an effective caring relationship, to listen and empathize, to probe, to challenge, to plan and to motivate action.

Course Textbooks:
Egan, G. (2014).  The Skilled Helper: A Problem-management and Opportunity-development Approach to Helping.  Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning.  ISBN: 9781285065717

Egan, G., Owen, J. J., Reese, R. J., & Egan, G. (2013). Exercises in Helping Skills: A Manual to Accompany The Skilled Helper: A Problem-management and Opportunity-development Approach to Helping. Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning.  ISBN: 9781285067535

    Instructor:  Tina Strutt

Biography: Tina Strutt is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and an ordained minister with the PAOC. Tina currently lives in Sudbury, Ontario with her husband and three children. Tina has developed a private counselling practice that has been running strong since 2006. Her specialties include pre-marital, marriage and family, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, grief and loss and a variety of personal life transitional issues. Tina loves to hang with her family, run long distance, read suspense novels, and get a great shopping deal!

Tina’s higher education history includes Trinity Western University, Providence University College and Seminary, Summit Pacific College and Master’s College and Seminary. Her experience includes student development, small groups, counselling, and teaching. She created and directed the Counselling Foundations Program at Summit Pacific College in BC for eight years, equipping students for pastoral counselling ministry and preparing them for further counselling education at an MA level.

Education:
BTH from Master’s College and Seminary
MA in Counselling from Providence University College and Seminary.

 


Course Costs

IT Fees $ 36.00




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