Topics covered:

  • Characteristics of clinical practice
  • Theories of individual and family therapy
  • Basic clinical methods
  • Therapeutic communication
  • Questions, assumptions and processes underlying psychotherapeutic techniques
  • The role and function of a clinician
  • Transference, counter-transference, intervention, and empathic listening
  • Guided practice, demonstrations, and integration of personal and theoretical factors
  • Clinician-client relationships
  • Ethical aspects of clinical practice
  • Chemical dependency and drug abuse