Applied Helping Skills
- Leah Brew - California State University, Fullerton, USA
- Jeffrey A. Kottler - California State University, Fullerton, USA
Basic Methods & Skills | Counseling Psychology | Counseling Skills
The open-access Student Study Site includes the following:
Common Errors for Beginning Counselors worksheet is a quick and easy resource for students to use throughout training.
Types of Responses lists the strengths and limitations of each type of therapist response, especially when overused.
Types of Therapist Responses Defined is a list students will use to tally response types for video session assignments.
Basic Reflecting Skills Paper Rubric for student paper assignments.
Video Sessions Rubric for student video assignments.
Chapter Summaries to reinforce the most important material
“Check What You Learned” short answer and essay questions focus on key terms and concepts outlined in the chapters.
Video clips and accompanying questions demonstrate core concepts in the text and help students visualize essential counselor skills. Accompanying video questions help students reflect and assess the counseling situation presented in each clip.
- A Course Philosophy description authored Leah Brew and Jeffrey Kottler outlines major objectives and course structure as well as recommended assignments for a beginner’s course in basic counseling skills.
- Editable, chapter-specific Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides offer you complete flexibility in easily creating a multimedia presentation for your course. Highlight essential content and features.
- Final Exam containing essay questions and client/counselor vignettes effectively assess students’ understanding of course objectives.
- “Check What You Learned” Answer Key to the short answer and essay questions that accompany each chapter and test key terms and concepts.
- Video Question Answer Key to questions that appear before and after each online counseling video
- Sample course syllabi for semester and term courses provide suggested models for use when creating the syllabi for your courses.
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