Introduces interpersonal theories used when working with clients and provides students the opportunity to practice these theories at a field experience. Course is comprised of two parts: theory and field experience. The theoretical portion will focus on behavior modification, transactional analysis, cognitive approaches, assertiveness training, and addictions theory. Community resources and the referral process will also be researched and analyzed. The in-class theoretical portion of this course will consist of 45 hours of instruction. Field experience will provide students the opportunity to learn at a cooperating mental health agency, under the guidance of a licensed professional, for 45 clock hours of off-campus learning.