MMG 1224Y Advanced Principles of Effective Counselling

Coordinators: Andrea Shugar, Jillian Murphy

Description: This course will build upon the theoretical foundations presented in Year 1 for the practice of genetic counselling.  The focus will be on the continued development of clinical skills to conduct interviews; to present relevant genetic information to individuals and families from diverse cultural backgrounds in an informed, compassionate and non-directive manner; and to help families obtain the medical and social services they need. (Time: 1 session, 2 hours per week).