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Intro to Counselling Theory & Principles (5549.9)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Counselling


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  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (188669) - View
  • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (180427) - View
  • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (164315) - View
  • UC Term 4, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, LIFE (150231) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (151462) - View
  • UC Term 4, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, LIFE (146846) - View
  • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (139903) - View

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This unit explores different theoretical approaches, models and definitions of counselling and provides students with the opportunity to reflect on their understandings of counselling interventions and processes for facilitating change in clients. This unit allows students to develop an informed theoretical framework about counselling and to explore their own world view and values.

Learning Outcomes

  1. a) demonstrate an understanding of major theoretical frameworks and models of counselling and the social contexts in which these models were developed
  2. b) demonstrate an understanding of counselling change processes and interventions within each major theory
  3. c) demonstrate an understanding of counsellor and client roles from the perspective of each major theory
  4. d) demonstrate a critical understanding of the ethical issues involved in selecting interventions and facilitating change in counselling
  5. e) demonstrate an understanding of anti-oppressive counselling practice including sensitivity to issues of diversity

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