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This subject covers the skills needed for various components of the counselling process. KHA502 introduces counselling skills relevant to specific work situations such as conflict resolution, working with difficult clients and brief intervention strategies. Multicultural counselling will also be addressed. This subject builds on the skills acquired in Counselling Skills 1 including a further exploration of the three steps of the Egan model. The subject emphasis is on skill acquisition and students are required to demonstrate that they have acquired both basic and advanced counselling skills. Students are required to demonstrate the ability to apply the counselling skills in a variety of simulated counselling situations.