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PSY4030 Skills and Issues in 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

Requisites

Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: BSCH in Psychology major (12302) or BPSH. BPSH students, completion of the first 3 years with a GPA of 5.0 across levels 1 to 3 psychology courses.

Synopsis

This course provides students with a thorough understanding of the counselling process. The focus of the course is practical with reference to previously learnt counselling theory. Students will develop the basic foundation skills of counselling, as well as the ability to formulate, plan and evaluate therapy. Professional issues pertaining to all aspects of counselling will be covered in detail, as well as contextual issues impacting upon the client and the therapeutic process. These issues include gender and cross-cultural issues. There is an emphasis on both personal and professional self-exploration and development. This course will be offered via two compulsory workshops on-campus, each of two days' duration, and by self-directed study, readings, assignments and web-based discussion groups.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2016 External
Semester 1, 2016 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 1, 2016 On-campus Toowoomba