ccmh511 | Graduate
Fundamental Counseling Skills
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Developing Client Understanding
- Describe ethical concerns in counseling, including self-disclosure.
- Describe communication strategies to assess client strengths.
- Identify therapeutic situations in which âYou feelâ statements can be used effectively.
Establishing Goals and Taking Action
- Apply the decision-making process to a specific counseling scenario.
- Demonstrate the contracting process.
- Describe techniques for assessing a clientâs unique cultural perspective.
- Apply personal counseling communication skills.
- Explain how to modify counseling communication strategies based on a clientâs unique cultural perspective.
- Demonstrate counselor characteristics and behaviors that influence the helping process.
Consultation and Professionalism
- Explain the benefits and necessity of consultation in the counseling profession.
- Assess the importance of professional behavior and professional boundaries in counseling.
- Explain the importance of ongoing self-assessment.
- Assess personal counseling communication skills.
- Describe the skilled counselor training model and how it relates to counselor self-efficacy.
Exploring and Building Rapport
- Evaluate the use of general helping skills.
- Describe strategies for building rapport with clients.
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