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Counselling for Dispute Resolution (9427.2)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Counselling

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Syllabus

This subject introduces students to the basic concepts of Alternative Dispute Resolution and the contexts in which it is practiced. The background and philosophy of ADR and its current potential uses will be examined. Models of skills development in divers areas of ADR will also be explored.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit students will able to:

1. Understand the theoretical bases of ADR and its applications;

2. Understand which types of disputes are suitable for ADR;

3. Appreciate the ethical and professional issues involved in ADR; and

4. Demonstrate competencies in basic mediation skills appropriate in a range of circumstances.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 2 hour tutorial.

Prerequisites

Must have passed unit 5258 Counselling Communication
OR permission of unit convener

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

6852 Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Equivalent Units

6852 Alternative Dispute Resolution.



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