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CDS1002 Counselling Skills

Short Description: Counselling Skills
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Psychology and Counselling
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
ASCED code : 090513 - Counselling
Grading basis : Graded

Other Requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.


This course introduces students to counselling within the helping professions and key values that counselling operates from. It introduces a framework of helping, including structured stages and tasks. Within this framework, students will learn specific communication and counselling skills that are foundational in the majority of counselling modalities.

This course contains a highly recommended residential school and online asynchronous tutorials. The dates and location of the highly recommended residential school are available from the Residential School Timetable ( The dates and times of the online tutorials will be available in the course study schedule.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 External
Date printed 2 December 2021