Explores the development and formation of personal stories as a method of building towards resilience. The ownership/authorship of life narratives and growth frameworks are examined, relative to positive counselling interventions.
Topic 1: Narrative Counselling Principles
Topic 2: Indigenous Storytelling and Yarning
Topic 3: Life Stories (Bringing them Home)
Topic 4: Listening to Life Stories
Topic 5: Yarning and Social and Emotional Wellbeing
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate an understanding of narrative counselling theory and its adaptation and relevance as an Aboriginal counselling methodology||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|2||examine relational theory and connection as a basis for growth and resilience through life stories||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||contextualise narrative and relational frameworks to positively and effectively situate group and individual approaches within counselling practice.||Intellectual rigour||Communication and social skills|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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