Minor in Health Studies - Counseling Techniques in Therapeutic Recreation LEIS 3492   Counseling Techniques in Therapeutic Recreation
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to utilize effective communication and helping behaviours which are designed to facilitate change in the leisure behaviour of individuals with disabilities or other health problems. While the focus of the course is on facilitation techniques, the overarching concepts of quality of life, health, and health promotion will be incorporated into the course material. The course will address four broad topical areas: a) concepts of quality of life, health, health promotion, and lifestyle; b) concepts and models of helping; c) communication skills and therapeutic techniques; d) lifestyles issues related to health and well-being. Finally, students will have the opportunity to practice counselling techniques through role playing and simulations.
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Lab
  • Discussion

LAB HOURS PER WEEK: 3
COREQUISITES: IPHE 4900
PREREQUISITES: LEIS 1127.03, LEIS 2127.03, LEIS 2130.03, LEIS 2384.03
RESTRICTIONS: Restricted to Bachelor of Science (Recreation) students. Others by permission of instructor, with priority to Faculty of Health students.