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CDS3002 Counselling Theory and Practice

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication
Version produced : 30 December 2013

Requisites

Pre-requisite: (CMS1000 or CMS1009) and CDS1001 and PSY1010 and PSY1020

Other requisites

Students must be eligible for a blue card or its equivalent from State and Territory jurisdictions in order to complete Human Services programs at USQ. Students seeking to undertake practicums must be officially authorized to work with children before they can be placed in a human service organization. Information about application requirements and procedures can be found on the websites which are provided in Other Requirements.

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.

This course should be completed during the student's last year in the program.

Synopsis

The course introduces students to core concepts in counselling and integrates these within a core transtheoretical model of counselling. Students learn about various treatment philosophies and approaches to commonly presenting client issues. This course emphasises both personal and professional self-exploration and development.

IMPORTANT NOTE #: Students studying this in external mode may have important residential school attendance requirements. Please see section 'Other requirements' for more information.
The Bachelor of Human Services (Counselling) is fully accredited by the Psychotherapy and Counselling Association of Australia (PACFA).

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2012 External
Semester 1, 2012 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 1, 2012 On-campus Springfield