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CDS3005 Counselling Theory and Practice 3

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication
Version produced : 21 April 2014

Requisites

Pre-requisite: CDS2002 and CDS3001 and CDS3004
Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: PSY3050

Other requisites

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.

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 Mon 30 September through to Friday 4 October 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.

Synopsis

The student will understand the current place of counselling as a profession within the Australian context, will learn the functions and roles of receiving and providing clinical supervision, develop strategies for maintaining counselling effectiveness and personal resilience, and develop advanced awareness of ethical and legal guidelines and decision making processes relevant to the counselling and supervisory roles.

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 2, 2013 External
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba