Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-550-178 058180 Intro to Counseling
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-550-178 INTRO TO COUNSELING ...learners are introduced to the basic counseling skills and will begin to examine the counseling theories utilized in the human services professions. (Prerequisite: Accepted in the Human Services Associate Degree, Substance Abuse Counselor Technical Diploma, or Substance Abuse Specialty Certificate)
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Identify the basic counseling skills utilized to engage clients in the therapeutic process.
  2. Summarize the use of each counseling skill in the therapeutic process.
  3. Demonstrate the use of each counseling skill in the therapeutic process.
  4. Discuss the various counseling theories.
  5. Explore the personal and professional characteristics of the substance abuse counselor.
  6. Identify the various ethical issues in the counseling practice.
  7. Analyze the various ethical issues in the counseling practice
  8. Apply the psychoanalytic theory to substance abuse counseling.
  9. Apply Adlerian therapy to substance abuse counseling.
  10. Apply Existential therapy to substance abuse counseling.