SRJC Course Outlines

2/29/2024 11:10:50 AMCOUN 94 Course Outline as of Fall 1999

Reinstated Course

Discipline and Nbr:  COUN 94Title:  CRISIS COUNSEL TRAINING  
Full Title:  Intervention/Crisis Counseling Training
Last Reviewed:4/25/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  GUID 201

Catalog Description:
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Techniques used for intervention and crisis counseling, intake interviewing and referral will be studied and practiced.  Special attention will be given to the question, "What is helpful?" and to the process of intervention; admitting and recording of information as it pertains to alcohol and drug abuse clients. Through an experiential format, participants will learn and practice skills in attentive listening, recognizing and responding to different levels of client communication.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Students will develop working knowledge of crisis counseling.
(Grade Only)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1997Inactive:Fall 2021
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Students will be able to:
1.  Identify and analyze the various steps used in crisis counseling.
2.  Discuss and evaluate the opening sessions.
3.  Define and discuss the need for a favorable environment.
4.  Describe and compare the three levels of client communication.
5.  Compare methods of crisis counseling in the work place, school,
6.  Identify and analyze consent and confidentiality agreements.

Topics and Scope
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An Introduction to Crisis Counseling
Conducting the Crisis Counseling Session
The Dynamics of Crisis Counseling
Crisis Counseling - Where and When
The Future of Crisis Counseling

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Required reading assignment:
 Textbook: thirty pages per week.
Required writing assignment:
 Three page paper on a visit to the Crisis Center in Sonoma County.
 One oral presentation of at least ten minutes.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 80%
Written homework, Reading reports, Essay exams, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 40%
Homework problems, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 35%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
5 - 40%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 25%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Resolving Conflict Once and for All, by Mark Stein with Dennis Ernst.

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