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CDS3001 Assessment and Report Writing in Counselling

Short Description: Assessment and Report Writing
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


Pre-requisite: Students must have successfully completed 8 units prior to enrolling

Other Requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.
There will be a four (4) day recommended residential school and 10 hours of online tutorials in this course. The dates and location for the residential school can be found at Attendance at this residential school and online tutorial is recommended to enhance applied knowledge and assist with meeting professional association membership requirements.


Different theories and therapeutic approaches to the assessment of clients will be covered in this course. The course will teach students how to apply different theories and therapeutic approaches to the assessment of clients. Students will review common assessment tools and learn how to incorporate and interpret formal client feedback as a means to guide treatment and improve client outcomes.. Students will learn how to write information appropriate for case notes and reports to meet professional and legal standards. This course will deal with confidentiality and the issues involved in the writing and storage of personal and statistical information about clients.

This course contains a recommended residential school and online asynchronous tutorials.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 External
Date printed 9 December 2021