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Spring 2013
5297 Client Interviewing & Counseling - WELCH- 38766
time/day & credit hour change 11-2-12

Professor(s): Megan Welch (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 2

Course Areas: Blakely Advocacy Simulation 

Time: 4:00p-6:00p  Th  Location: online 

Course Outline: The legal interviewing and counseling course will emphasize a deliberate practice approach to learning. Each week the professor will provide instruction on client-centered interviewing and counseling techniques and then students will engage in mock interviews and counseling sessions with their classmates. The professor and classmates will give feedback on these mock sessions and the student will reflect upon the experience and try again.
This semester the class will be taught online. Class size will be limited to eight (8) students and will meet in a Google+ Hangout each week. This setting provides students with the convenience of being able to attend class wherever there is a good wifi connection. It also allows for interesting and engaging exchanges between classmates and professor with video sharing, document and screen sharing and other exciting new age teaching tools.
Students who enroll must have (1) a laptop or computer they can use to access the internet; (2) a webcam; (3) a headset with microphone (about $15) OR ear buds and a microphone on their laptop or webcam; and (4) the required textbook. Students who enroll must also have a Gmail account they can use to access Google+ Hangouts. The program is easy to use even for beginners to the online platform.

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Course Notes: Quota = 8  


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Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No