Models Of Effective Helping
This is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Overview of Models and Theories of Helping
- Examine the history of models and theories of helping.
- Identify the components of a model or theory of helping.
Systems Theories and Approaches to Change
- Identify systems approaches, skills, and techniques for use by human services workers.
- Examine major systems theories.
Helping Tools and Skills
- Create a resource file of tools for promoting change in people with specific problems.
- Develop an understanding of ethnic and cultural considerations when working to promote change in participants from a variety of populations.
- Develop a personal model of helping and fostering change.
Cognitive Theories and Approaches to Change
- Examine major cognitive theories.
- Identify cognitive approaches, skills, and techniques for human services workers.
Existential/Humanistic Theories and Approaches to Change
- Examine major existential/humanistic theories.
- Identify existential/humanistic approaches, skills, and techniques for use by human services workers.
Behavioral Theories and Approaches to Change
- Examine major behavioral theories.
- Identify behavioral approaches, skills, and techniques for human services workers.
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