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AMHW 6

This course will deepen the student purposes, principles and methods of effective counselling as applied to children, adolescents, adults, older adults and families. While utilizing specific case studies pertaining to mental health and addiction issues, students will be able practice clinical counselling skills by using such therapeutic counselling approaches as solution focused brief therapy, cognitive behaviour therapy, dialectical behavioural therapy, motivational interviewing and narrative therapy. Students will utilize these therapeutic counselling approaches from their previous knowledge of a Biopsychosocial Plus background. Students will focus on the knowledge of interviewing and counselling skills utilizing experiential learning.