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COU8103 Counselling Issues and Contexts

Short Description: Counselling Issues & Contexts
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 or MNSG or GDNG or GCNG


The course introduces students to transtheoretical notions of change and resistance. It introduces different client groups that require counsellors to demonstrate sensitivity to diverse experiences. It then introduces students to a range of formats and configurations whereby counselling is delivered. Its final part is surveying commonly presenting issues in counselling, their features, assessment, and treatment.

This course requires mandatory attendance in a four-day residential school and 10 hours online synchronous workshops.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 External
Date printed 11 February 2022