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Course Description

Helping Skills in Career and Academic Advising

Examine the specific listening and helping skills for establishing the advising relationship. Identify and develop these skills, within the context of assisting others, to explore career and academic issues, and clarify and pursue their career goals.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of the Helping Skills course, you will be able to apply your interpersonal skills to provide in helping services. You will also be able to apply ethical practice in your role as a professional, and to implement practical strategies to address and support clients’ needs.

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of ethical practice in professional helping relationships
  • Demonstrate personal and professional awareness of self, others, and society
  • Identify key problems and/or challenges often experienced by service-recipient
  • Develop an action plan for supporting client goals and access to services
  • List various community resources available to assist clients in addressing their individual needs
  • Appreciate, recognize, and negotiate learning differences in a co-constructed online learning environment
  • Promote and model active listening and other forms of interpersonal communications
  • Reflect on the importance of competency-based practice as an ongoing process

Notes

Students should expect to spend five to seven hours on course work each week. 
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Type
Online
Dates
Jan 24, 2023 to Mar 20, 2023
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $575.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Developing Helping Skills: A Step-by-Step Approach to Competency
Edition: 3rd
Authors: Chang, Scott, Decker
Publisher: Nelson
ISBN: 9781305943261

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

An e-book version of the textbook can be purchased at https://www.nelsonbrain.com/shop/isbn/9781337532907.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Please note there are mandatory live sessions included in this course.

The live sessions will be held in real time as follows:

  1. Tuesday, January 31, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (MT)
  2. Wednesday, February 15, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (MT)
  3. Thursday, February 23, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (MT)
  4. Monday, March 6, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (MT)

You are strongly encouraged to attend all sessions so that you have the opportunity to develop your practical helping skills and are successful on the final assignment. During practice sessions students will interact with the instructor and other students to practice skills necessary for the Helping Skills Demonstration.

To fully participate in the live sessions you will need to have access to a reliable headset with microphone and a webcam.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online
Dates
Mar 14, 2023 to Apr 11, 2023
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $575.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Developing Helping Skills: A Step-by-Step Approach to Competency
Edition: 3rd
Authors: Chang, Scott, Decker
Publisher: Nelson
ISBN: 9781305943261

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

An e-book version of the textbook can be purchased at https://www.nelsonbrain.com/shop/isbn/9781337532907.

Section Notes

Due to the condensed nature of this course, there may be pre-work assigned. If there is pre-work, your instructor will post it to D2L one week (7 calendar days) before the course start date.

Assignments and group work will be required throughout the course duration and a final assignment may be due after the course has ended.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Please note: there are synchronous (live) sessions via Zoom included in this 4-week course on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The live sessions will be a combination of lectures and skills practice and will be held in real time as follows:

  1. Thursday March 16, 2023 - 6-9PM (MT)
  2. Tuesday March 21, 2023 - 6-9/PM (MT)
  3. Thursday March 23, 2023 - 6-9PM (MT)
  4. Tuesday March 28, 2023 - 6-9/PM (MT)
  5. Thursday March 30, 2023 - 6-9PM (MT)
  6. Tuesday April 3, 2023 - 6-9/PM (MT)
  7. Skills Demonstration Dates will be on April 5 & 6, 2023 times to be determined

To fully participate in the live sessions you will need to have access to a reliable headset with microphone and a webcam.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online
Dates
May 09, 2023 to Jul 03, 2023
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $575.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Developing Helping Skills: A Step-by-Step Approach to Competency
Edition: 3rd
Authors: Chang, Scott, Decker
Publisher: Nelson
ISBN: 9781305943261

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

An e-book version of the textbook can be purchased at https://www.nelsonbrain.com/shop/isbn/9781337532907.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Please note there are mandatory live sessions included in this course. Dates and times TBD.

You are strongly encouraged to attend all sessions so that you have the opportunity to develop your practical helping skills and are successful on the final assignment. During practice sessions students will interact with the instructor and other students to practice skills necessary for the Helping Skills Demonstration.

To fully participate in the live sessions you will need to have access to a reliable headset with microphone and a webcam.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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