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Counselling Fundamentals

Undergraduate | TAS-PSY235 | 2024

An online counselling course that offers an overview. You’ll explore counselling skills and theories that form the foundation of professional practice. Lock in the counselling basics and get ready for advanced counselling courses.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Counselling Fundamentals

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Explain the major theoretical perspectives, principles, and ethical considerations which underlie counselling practice.
    2. Apply basic counselling microskills to a variety of counselling contexts.
    3. Describe how values, culture, and individual factors can influence counselling practice.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching Arrangement: All unit materials are available through MyLO. Each week, a module of content is released. Each module comprises multiple web pages containing written and audio-visual information. You are required to fully engage with module content.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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