CHS 365 Coping, Resilience and Growth-Focused Counseling

Examines current theories, research and practices relating to resilience, coping and growth-focused counseling. Students learn to apply the science of flourishing and use empirical and experiential approaches to help clients enhance their lives. Students explore the importance of self-care and resilience in advancing their own personal and professional growth. Topics covered include the mental states of flow, mindfulness, happiness, pleasure, contentment, optimism and other positive emotions, character strengths, values, goal setting, wellness, the mind-body connection, self-esteem, meaningful relationships, and enabling institutions exemplified by positive education, positive work environments, healthy families, humane leadership, and the development of civic virtues.


3 credits


A grade of C or better in PSY 101 or PSY 101H


Spring, even years

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