Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

Coun 551 Theories and Interventions I

This course focuses on providing an overview of counseling theories and their practical applications with various populations. The emphasis will be on learning the key concepts of each major theory across three dimensions: (a) human nature, (b) pathology, and (c) treatment. Focus will also be on conceptually applying each theory to client cases and on understanding underlying values and common elements across theories. Graduate standing is a prerequisite for this class.


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