Professional Ethics and Practice
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- 20 Feb 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Demonstrate a clear understanding of the ethical principles involved in counselling practice.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the professional obligations involved in contemporary counselling practice.
- Demonstrate ability to handle professionally ethical dilemmas in practice.
- Demonstrate a clear understanding of the professional and personal requirements for the maintenance of ethical practice and develop strategies to sustain this.
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You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:
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In this subject participants develop and clarify their awareness and thinking around ethical and practice dilemmas within professional counselling practice. Emphasis will be placed on the development of personal standards of practice and on the acquisition and application of decision-making processes. Contemporary counselling practice obligations and issues such as the demands of maintaining competence and quality assurance; working as a counsellor within diverse settings and with diverse populations and the provision of consultancy will be addressed. Ethical thinking, codes of practice for counsellors and rehabilitation counsellors and approaches to applying these codes to actual practice dilemmas will be explored, with particular attention paid to current and developing areas of ethical challenge.
- Ethics Presentation (40%)
- Topic Paper (50%)
- Online Participation and Report (10%)
Current study term: 19 Feb 23 to 28 May 23
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