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COU5002 Child and Youth Counselling

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Psychology and Counselling
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 090513 - Counselling


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCCO or GDCN or MCCO or PDEV


The course will expand upon notions of counselling practice to explore the application of interventions with children and youth particularly. Developmental considerations, ethical and professional issues, core therapeutic processes relevant to the age and development of child and adolescent clients, and evidence-based counselling interventions for this age group will be presented. The use of particular types of therapies with social, emotional and behavioural concerns common to this age group (e.g., anxiety) will be explored.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2016 Online