Jun 15, 2024  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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PSYN 236 - Introduction to Counseling


Credit(s): 3
Prerequisite(s): PSYN 101 .
The field of counseling is an interdisciplinary field that has been growing and contributing to real-world enhancement and functioning for over a century. The course will cover all of the relevant information for a basic understanding of the field and study of counseling, including both theory and research techniques. All introductory topics will be covered including the definitions of counseling, the foundations and history of the field, areas of practice for counselors, the major theoretical and research approaches to counseling, basic counseling skills, and ethical and legal considerations.



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