2021-2022 Catalog

ECC 522 Skills and Approaches in School Counselling

This course gives the future school counsellor an introduction to counselling therapies applicable to the school environment. Topics include advanced interviewing skills, deepening the therapeutic alliance and professional documentation for intake and referral. Candidates review regional policies and guidelines related to the scope of practice for school counsellors in a multicultural context. This course also gives the future school counsellor an overview of how a well-organized counselling program contributes to children’s growth and a positive school climate.