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MHT 1201 Interviewing Skills

Basic interviewing, active listening skills, elements of the helping relationship, professional ethics and issues. Practice in conducting clinical interviews. Diversity factors in clinical interviewing. Introduction to person centered approach. Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy law.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Mental Health and Addiction Services
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: MHT 1101 AND Restricted to Majors 


  • Identify the components of active listening.
  • Demonstrate active listening and attending skills.
  • Differentiate and utilize a variety of interviewing responses in an empathic manner.
  • Articulate one's own views regarding issues of diversity.
  • Identify and describe legal, ethical, and professional interviewing standards.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3