This course will explore health professional-client communication, professional communication with other health professionals and the public. Written and interpersonal skills will be developed. Practical verbal and non-verbal skills in effective listening, interviewing and assertive communication acquired through a variety of class exercises and workbook activities. Students will develop information technology skills as well as appropriate styles of writing for different purposes. Completion of a literature review will enable students to develop skills in searching for, reviewing and integrating current literature. Students will be required to reflect on their values, feelings, activities and performance throughout the course.