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Unit of Study COUN1001 Counselling Skills 1 (2024)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit type

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • Faculty & College

  • Placement

    No

  • Enrolment information

    All students are required to meet compulsory participation requirements to pass the unit. Online students must attend a 3 day on-campus residential.


Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

conceptualise counselling as a client-centred, relationally-oriented and recovery-focused process

co-create and sustain a therapeutic alliance demonstrating an emerging capacity for empathy, positive regard and a non-judgemental stance

apply a range of foundational counselling skills within counselling sessions

reflect on the process of counselling, including their own professional practice

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 3.5 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Counselling skills practice log and critique30%
Reflective writing40%
Counselling session video and critique/reflection30%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 3.5 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Counselling skills practice log and critique30%
Reflective writing40%
Counselling session video and critique/reflection30%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 3.5 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Counselling skills practice log and critique30%
Reflective writing40%
Counselling session video and critique/reflection30%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Residential 7 hours x 3 days (Once during term)
Assessment
Counselling skills practice log and critique30%
Reflective writing40%
Counselling session video and critique/reflection30%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • No prescribed resources/equipment.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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