Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2010/2011
Canadian Excellence

SK654
Brief Therapies
0.5 Credit

This course focuses on time-limited counselling approaches for individuals, couples and families. It is designed for students interested in developing time-sensitive, client-responsive counseling skills. The assumptions and practice skills from various brief therapeutic approaches are critically examined, as is empirical evidence for the effectiveness of such approaches. The usefulness of brief therapies in various social work settings and with diverse populations is explored.