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Counselling Skills and Models PG (7743.5)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Counselling

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  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (191579) - View
  • Semester 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (188935) - View
  • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (176075) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (164139) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (155056) - View
  • Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (145319) - View

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Syllabus

This unit provides students with an opportunity to further develop their counselling skills in an interactive and supportive learning environment with feedback from staff and other students. The interrelationships between counselling theories and models and skills are explored. The unit will also focus on the research on counselling outcomes and effective change processes. Experiential exercises and use of video equipment to review practice are integrated within the unit.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate competence in a range of counselling skills, including: a. assessment, b. collaborative goal setting, c. reflective listening, d. empathy, e. range of change interventions and f. evaluation and termination of the counselling relationship; and

2. Critically appraise their own and other students' counselling practice and articulate the theory base for the use of interventions.

Assessment Items

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Contact Hours

Thirty six hours or equivalent.

Prerequisites

This unit is only available to students in the Graduate Diploma in Counselling, Master of Counselling or Master of Occupational Therapy.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

None.


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