Areas of Study

Course Overview

This course will focus on the mentoring process. Boundaries for mentors will be explored, clearly defined and contrasted with those of counseling professionals. A needs assessment format will be developed by each participant. Problem solving models will be introduced and applied. The use of anticipatory, maintenance and repair communication strategies will be demonstrated and practiced in role play. The assertiveness continuum will be applied to strategy use. Learning approaches will include articles and book chapters, case studies, real time discussion, use of discussion forum and power point presentations. Projects which foster experiential learning will be incorporated for many objectives. Prerequisites: Hearing Technology NOTE: This course may be waived if trainees have completed the RERC NCHAT program

Credit: 1