CDS1001 Human Relations and Communications
|Faculty or Section :
||Faculty of Arts
|School or Department :
||School of Humanities and Communication
|Version produced :
||14 December 2013
Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: CMS1000 or CMS1009
Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.
Students in the counselling major who cannot attend the residential school may apply to attend the following year, may consider transferring to BHMS (Child and Family) or another major, or stay within the program and potentially graduate without eligibility for PACFA membership. The residential school will be held at USQ Toowoomba over five consecutive days from 9am to 4:30pm daily, from Tue 9 April through to Sat 13 April 2013. Students are responsible for arranging and financing their own travel, accommodation and meals. There is an on-site student refectory for meals and refreshments. Information about accommodation can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/toowoomba/accommodation. Students are required to bring a pen, writing paper, and USB thumb drive.
Human Relations and Communications is designed to develop the interpersonal skills necessary for cultivating and maintaining successful working relationships. Students are introduced to the theory and practice of interpersonal communication and relationship building. The course includes a grounding in active listening skills, group and teamwork, problem solving, equity and diversity issues, and personal development.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Students studying this course in the external mode may have important residential school attendance requirements. Please see section 'Other requirements' for more information.
The Bachelor of Human Services (counselling major) is fully accredited by the Psychotherapy and Counselling Association of Australia Inc (PACFA).