Counselling Skills 1
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- 13 Jul 2020
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Understand and demonstrate basic counselling skills
- Understand different models of counselling
- Make accurate observation of verbal and non-verbal behaviour including the ability to discriminate between observation and interpretation of behaviour
- Have knowledge of a generic three-stage model of counselling
- Establish and maintain a constructive and facilitative counselling relationship
- Identify and demonstrate basic counselling micro-skills
- Demonstrate ability to present and constructively critique one’s own counselling performance.
- Models of counselling
- The counselling process
- Attitudes and behaviour
- Microskills and reflection
- Active listening
- Primary level empathy and immediacy
- Questions / Art of probing
- Advanced level empathy
- Art of confrontation
- The suicidal client
- The angry client
- Problem management
- Multicultural and Indigenous counselling
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No special requirements
On successfully completing this subject, students will be able to use practical skills for more effective interpersonal communication, as well as basic counselling skills. This unit examines styles of counselling with integration of theories of counselling with its practice. The unit teaches both basic skills in counselling and more advanced skills necessary in more complex counselling situations. Multicultural counselling will be addressed.
- Written assignment (30%)
- Skills demonstration (50%)
- Self evaluation (20%)
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