EDU8332 Introduction to Educational Counselling (FOEDU)


Semester 1 (EXT)Toowoomba


Units 1.0 (070113) Band 5


Synopsis

This course provides students with a thorough understanding of the counselling process and introduces the foundation skills of counselling. Professional and ethical issues pertaining to aspects of counselling in educational settings will be discussed. Consultation processes with parents, school personnel and other key stakeholders will also be examined. The roles of the school counsellor/guidance officer and career practitioner will be addressed and contextual issues impacting on the client, the school counsellor, the school setting, and the therapeutic process will be explored. There is an emphasis on both personal and professional self-exploration and development.