COU5007 Counselling Issues and Contexts
|Short Description:||Counselling Issues & Contexts|
|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|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||14 November 2019|
Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCCO or GDCN or MCCO or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH
The course introduces students to transtheoretical notions of change and resistance. It then introduces students to a range of settings and contexts that counsellors operate in, including various compositions of clients being treated (individual, couple, family, group). It introduces different client groups that requires counsellors to demonstrate sensitivity to various diverse experiences. Its final part is surveying commonly presenting issues in counselling, their features, assessment, and treatment.
This course contains a mandatory four-day residential school and 10 hours mandatory online synchronous workshops.
|Semester 2, 2020||External|