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CDS3002 Counselling Theory and Practice

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Psychology and Wellbeing
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 24 May 2022

Requisites

Pre-requisite: CDS1002 or (PSY1010 and PSY1020)

Overview

Counsellor education at an advanced level requires a continued examination of issues introduced in previous studies and the development of clear conceptual and theoretical frameworks which underpin professional practice. Thus, this course introduces specific issues of therapeutic counselling and contains an intensive skill development and practice component which links to specific therapies within a designated transtheoretical model. This approach is then embedded in counselling practice.

The course introduces students to core concepts in counselling and integrates these within a core transtheoretical model of counselling. Students learn about various treatment philosophies and approaches to commonly presenting client issues. This course emphasises both personal and professional self-exploration and development.

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

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 External
Date printed 24 May 2022