PY 792: Intake Interviewing Skills
Synonym:81254 (for web registration)
Meeting Schedule:Sat 4/21 (9:00AM-4:59PM)
Sun 4/22 (9:00AM-4:59PM)
Competency Area: Relationship & Assessment
Required of and restricted to Year I students.
This weekend course is a continuation of basic interviewing skills learned in Professional Seminar, building on relational skills of non-directive listening and attending skills, and moving towards more directive assessment and history gathering skill, with a goal of being able to do a full first session evaluation and write up of an initial intake report. The course will cover: problem assessment, history taking, mental status examination, substance abuse assessment, and risk assessment. Different clinical contexts will also be addressed, i.e. working with diversity, child and adolescent interviewing. Course work will include practice of interviewing skills, and writing an initial intake report based on a live role played interview.