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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 Asynchronous
Dates
Sep 24, 2024 to Nov 18, 2024
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 26, 2024
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Oct 10, 2024
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Oct 23, 2024
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Oct 29, 2024
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Nov 06, 2024
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $599.00
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.cengage.ca/c/developing-helping-skills-a-step-by-step-approach-to-competency-3e-chang-decker-scott/9781305943261/.

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.

This is an Online Hybrid course with Online Synchronous Sessions held online in real time (Mountain Time).

  • Zoom web conferencing software. To fully participate in the classes, students will need: an internet connection, and a reliable headset with microphone.

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.

Skills Demonstration Sessions: November 11 and 14, 2024, Times TBD.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registering 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 Asynchronous
Dates
Oct 22, 2024 to Nov 18, 2024
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Oct 24, 2024
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
M
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Oct 28, 2024
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Oct 30, 2024
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Nov 05, 2024
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Nov 07, 2024
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $599.00
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.cengage.ca/c/developing-helping-skills-a-step-by-step-approach-to-competency-3e-chang-decker-scott/9781305943261/.

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.

This is an Online Hybrid course with Online Synchronous Sessions held online in real time (Mountain Time).

  • Zoom web conferencing software. To fully participate in the classes, students will need: an internet connection, and a reliable headset with microphone.

You are strongly encouraged to attend all live 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. The Skills Demonstration Sessions (final assignment) will be held on November 12 and 13, 2024, times TBD.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registering 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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