community counseling agency

You are working for a community counseling agency, and you are tasked with training new counseling interns on effective counseling skills.

Create a 1- to 2-page informational training paper on the role of effective counseling skills on the counseling relationship. Describe how each of the following affects the counseling relationship:

  • Characteristics of an effective helper
  • Attending and observation skills
  • Initiation of client-counselor rapport and trust
  • Maintaining boundaries and self-awareness
  • Transference and countertransference
  • Factors associated with age, culture, and diversity