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- 13 Jul 2020
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Explain the theories, principles, skills, and ethical considerations that underlie counselling practice
- Identify how counselling theories, principles, and skills can be used within different settings and with people of different cultural backgrounds
- Apply effective written communication skills and academic integrity principles
- Introduction and orientation to the unit
- Counselling concepts and skills
- Psychodynamic approaches to counselling
- Humanistic approaches to counselling
- Behavioural approaches to counselling A
- Cognitive and behavioural approaches to counselling
- Counselling from a multicultural perspective
- Introduction to counselling knowledge and skills in different settings
- Ethics and self-preservation in the helping professions
No eligibility requirements
No special requirements
In this subject you will be introduced to theories of counselling and basic communication skills. In addition, you will examine multicultural counselling and the ethical and professional issues facing counsellors. This subject will provide you with knowledge and skills that are applicable to a number of workplace settings. Completion of this subject does not qualify you to practice counselling, however, it will provide you with a foundation for further study in this area.
- Fortnightly quizzes (60%)
- Counselling skills critique (40%)
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