Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: CSL                                     Course Number: 210                                    
Course Title: Peer Counseling Training
Subject: Counseling
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


A practical survey of counseling approaches and techniques designed to provide skills in the academic counseling of fellow students. Major emphasis is on examining assumptions about helping, building basic observational and communication skills, facilitating and examining various helping techniques.

Prerequisite: ENG 101. In addition: sophomore standing or above, a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0, and an interview with the section instructor; or permission of the section instructor.
  • Participants will have an opportunity to learn and practice these skills in a variety of role-playing situations, lectures, experiential exercises, group discussion, and contact with resource persons.

Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: