Discuss the following:
What basic skills are necessary to be an effective counsellor? (communication skills/interpersonal skills, understanding of ethics, knowledge of laws & regulations, compassion, problem-solving/research skills)
EXPLAIN how can you best acquire and refine those skills?
What skills will be needed at the beginning of a counseling relationship?
What skills will be needed once the counseling relationship has been established?
How to effectively terminate a counseling relationship?