COU 300 Introduction to Human Services and Counseling

Provides an introduction to the field of human services and counseling. Students will examine the human services as a profession. Topics include various perspectives on human services and counseling such as trends in human service delivery; the history of human services and the helping relationship; the human services movement, overview of the helping model; crisis intervention; listening and understanding skills. Students will explore themselves as potential human service professionals including developing a personal stress management plan. Satisfies Social Science Core Curriculum.Pre-requisite(s): ENG 102 and Recommended Pre-requisite PSY 101