YSR817 - Rehabilitation Counselling

Outline info
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Subject Title
Rehabilitation Counselling

Subject Description
This subject provides participants with counselling and interviewing skills at a basic level of competency. Students are assisted in indentifying what they can do in an interview situation and what additional skills can be developed. Concepts which are taught can be practised during the field work placement.

Credit Status
One Credit towards the York/Seneca Rehabilitation Services Certificate

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Explain the dynamics of the interview theory.

2. Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills in counselling and interviewing by conducting an effective interview.

3. Demonstrate the ability to assess the appropriate needs of the client.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.


Topic Outline
Introduction to interviewing and counselling

Micro skills theory and approach

Suicide risk assessment

Crisis Prevention/Intervention

Addictions Counselling

Stress in Case Management

Mode of Instruction
Since an interviewer's effectiveness is dependent upon a combination of skills and self-awareness, the subject emphasizes an
experiential approach to learning.

Prescribed Texts
No Required text

Reference Material

Required Supplies

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
For further information on evaluation and academic standing, see a copy of the Academic Policy available at Seneca Registration offices.

Grading is based on the following marking scheme: 

In-class Assignments
Mid Term Exam
Final Exam

Approved by: Lisa Somers