Introduction to the Helping Professions

Denise L Davidson

Abstract


Introduction to the Helping Professions is an introductory course for graduate students preparing for professional careers in college student affairs.  Highly interactive with a focus on collaborative learning, the course integrates the use of helping techniques with reading, reflection, and class activities in order to help students establish a foundation for their work with college students.


Keywords


College courses; higher education; student affairs; curriculum

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References


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McKeachie, W. J., & Svinicki, M. (2006). McKeachie’s teaching tips: Strategies, research, and theory for college and university teachers (12th ed.). Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.




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