COM-1159 Applied Interpersonal Communication - 3.00 credits

Healthy communication is an essential skill for justice professionals. This course requires learners to focus on self-awareness and self-esteem before moving into the interpersonal area of verbal and non-verbal communication. These concepts are the foundation of practical applications of the interviewing techniques, skills, and strategies required to gain information from offenders and effect personal change. A study of the ethical context for this work is key. Instruction (4.0). Equivalent to: COM-159.