SRJC Course Outlines

2/24/2021 6:08:51 PMDIET 191 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DIET 191Title:  COUN SKILLS HEALTHCARE  
Full Title:  Counseling and Group Facilitation Skills in Healthcare
Last Reviewed:3/9/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 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 or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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This is a survey and practical application course of interview and counseling techniques appropriate for professionals in Nutrition, Fitness, and Health Sciences, with an emphasis on health promotion.  Theoretical focuses include Client Centered approach, Motivational Interviewing, Transtheoretical Model of Behavior change, Acceptance Based Counseling and other theories of motivation.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This is a survey and practical application course of interview and counseling techniques appropriate for professionals in Nutrition, Fitness, and Health Sciences, with an emphasis on health promotion.  Theoretical focuses include Client Centered approach, Motivational Interviewing, Transtheoretical Model of Behavior change, Acceptance Based Counseling and other theories of motivation.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Utilize appropriate counseling skills and techniques to conduct a client interview and/or to facilitate discussion in an interactive group setting.
2. Perform a counseling assessment and develop a client treatment plan.
3. Identify different theories of counseling and appropriate applications for each.
 

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Students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of and apply theoretical perspectives in human development, human
    behavior, helping theory and an awareness of the values and behaviors of diverse cultures.
2. Apply effective communication skills and techniques in the counseling session.
3. Define the elements that constitute an effective counseling/group session including
    assessment, problem solving and appropriate referrals.
4. Combine information gathered during assessment into clear and concise written chart notes,
    both formal and informal.
5. Integrate information gathered during assessment to support clients with solutions for problem
    solving for health promotion and behavior change.
6. Evaluate cues that require referrals to more highly skilled professionals.

Topics and Scope
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I. Theoretical Perspectives
     A. Foundations of Counseling
         1. Carl Rogers
          2. Abraham Maslow
          3. Brief and/or Motivational Interviewing
         4. Transtheoretical Model of Behavior change
         5. Acceptance based counseling
    B. Helping Theory
          1. Foundations of helping and relationship building
          2. Issues of diversity in helping relationships
          3. Ethical considerations in helping relationships
II. Counseling Techniques
     A. Basic communication skills
          1. Active listening
          2. Reflecting
          3. Paraphrasing
          4. Other skills including appropriate techniques and theory application relating to diverse
              groups and goals of group for promoting health behavior change.
     B. Strategies of helping
          1. Non-judgment strategies and cues
          2. Challenges, triggers, setting limits
III. Motivational Interviewing Skills - Individual and Group
    A. Assessment skills
          1. Open-ended questions, body language and queues
         2. Problem solving
          3. Socratic questioning, leveraging the audience, creating insight
         4. Engaging and evoking
         5. Affirmations
         6. Reflections
         7. Summaries
    B. Goal setting - Setting specific, realistic goals
     C. Evaluation - Measuring progress and next steps
    D. Writing case notes - Style and necessary elements
    E. Referrals - Appropriateness and process

Assignments:
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1. Approximately 20-40 pages per week of reading
2. Weekly written homework assignments of two to five pages
3. Recorded counseling sessions demonstrating specific motivational interviewing skills
    transcribed and summarized
4. Two written summaries of active listening logs
5. Case notes summary of multi-session counseling experience  
6. In class demonstrations of counseling techniques
7. Journal entries on counseling topics and self-reflections (7-10)
8. Group facilitation project and demonstration

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 - 25%
Written homework, active listening log summaries and journal entries
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 45%
Active listening logs, case notes summary
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
45 - 60%
In class demonstrations of counseling techniques, group facilitation demonstration and recorded counseling sessions
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Motivational Interviewing in Nutrition and Fitness. Clifford, Dawn and Curtis, Laura. The Guilford Press. 2015 (classic)

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