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COU8102 Professional Counselling Practice, Identity and Ethics

Short Description: Prof Couns Prac Ident & Ethics
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 be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCCO or GDCN or MCCO or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH


This course includes a focus on ethics and the application of counselling ethics codes. The course will provide opportunities for students to examine legislation including anti-discrimination, privacy, child protection, disability/racial/sex discrimination, and mental health, all of which interact with counselling practice. In addition, students will develop knowledge and competence regarding the legal and procedural aspects of client or patient management, including intake, record-keeping, managing informed consent, risk assessment and management, and ethical decision making. . Clinical supervision will be included, as well as reflective practice skills to ensure independent self-care and essential learning and development.

This course contains a mandatory four day residential school and 10 hours of mandatory online synchronous tutorials.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 External
Date printed 7 December 2021