Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

CCJ 415 Counseling Skills for Criminal Justice

A practice-oriented course covering the basic interviewing, assessment, and counseling skills routinely used by professionals in the criminal justice field (e.g., police, correctional staff, probation officers, prosecutors). Includes coverage of techniques for developing rapport with clients, soliciting information, screening for mental illness, threat/risk assessment, and crisis intervention.


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