Counseling and Psychosocial Intervention (241157)

Learning Outcomes

UC aims to provide skills in counseling and psychosocial intervention in order to allow the individual support and intervention at the relationship level provides the individual and their family conditions that enable them to deal more healthily with the (s) its (the) internal and external reality and the adoption of a model of understanding of mental life in order to promote change.

Study Program

1. Introduction: the emergence of Counseling
      1.1. The Counselling and differentiation of Psychotherapy and Guidance
2. Counseling Theories
      2.1. Main contributions of Theoretical approaches Traditional;
      2.2. Main contributions of Theoretical approaches Specific;
      2.3. Integrators and Eclectic models: a brief reflection;
3. Principles and Practice of Counseling
      3.1. The counseling relationship;
      3.2. Modalities and structure of the service;
      3.3. Development Process;
      3.4. Techniques and Responses;
      3.4. Instruments Evaluation and Monitoring.
      3.5. intervention models in Counseling: individual and group, family and couple
4. Areas and counseling contexts in social intervention
      4.1. Counseling in Primary Health Care and Differentiated
      4.2. Advice to Students
      4.3. Advice in Dependencies and HIV
      4.4. Conjugal and Parental counseling
      4.5. Advice to Victims of Violence
      4.6. Professional Counseling and Career



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