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Counselling Applications PG 2 (7747.5)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Public Health & Occupational Therapy


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    This unit is designed to enable students to deepen their theoretical understanding and counselling skills through consideration of a specialised area of counselling. The specialisations will vary from year to year and will include a range of options; including grief and loss counselling; trauma counselling; Narrative Therapy; counselling children, young people and families; family therapy; couples counselling and others. This unit will present the specific theories, models and skills relevant to the specialised area of counselling. Students will be encouraged to develop a research-informed, integrative approach to the speciality area of counselling.

    Learning Outcomes

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

    1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of major theories and models of counselling as they apply to the special application in counselling;

    2. Demonstrate counselling techniques and interventions specific to the special application in counselling; and

    3. Formulate a working framework for counselling practice in the special application in counselling, including issues related to professional and ethical practice.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    Thirty six hours or equivalent.


    Must have passed Counselling Skills and Models PG, 7743.


    Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Counselling, 342JA OR Master of Counselling, 341JA OR Permission of the Course Convener.

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