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Faculty & College
All students are required to meet compulsory participation requirements to pass the unit. Gold Coast students must attend weekly on-campus tutorials. Online students must attend a 3 day on-campus residential (8.30 am to 4.30 pm Friday to Sunday inclusive) at either the Coffs Harbour (week 2), Gold Coast (week 3) or Lismore (week 4) campus. A record of attendance will be kept at all tutorials and residentials.
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:
discuss the use of counselling techniques in human services practice, addressing questions of ethical practice
describe basic principles of psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioural and humanistic-existential theories
demonstrate beginning counselling skills
reflect upon and evaluate the importance of self-awareness, their own values and beginning skill development.
Prescribed learning resources
- Geldard, D., Geldrad, K. & Yin Foo, R., 2021, Basic Personal Counselling: A Training Manual for Counsellors, 9th Ed., Cengage Learning Australia , South Melbourne. ISBN: 9780170451871.
- No prescribed resources/equipment.
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.
Commonwealth Supported courses
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