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COUN13-109: Professional Practice Issues in Counselling, Psychology, and Criminology


In this subject, you will receive formal academic training in managing ethical, legal and practical issues in professional settings. The curriculum incorporates a review of the APS Code of Ethics and Ethical Guidelines as applied to ethical dilemmas and covers relevant legislative requirements related to the practice of psychology, counselling, and criminology. The subject further provides you with in-depth coverage of selected ethical and professional issues that most affect the practice of psychology, counselling and criminology.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Social Sciences, Psychology and Counselling
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,260
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,400

Learning outcomes

1. Acquire a sound knowledge of ethics relating to Counselling, Criminology and Psychology. 2. Appreciate the value of an ethical code to therapists, clients and external stakeholders. 3. Apply an ethical code to the fields of Counselling, Criminology and Psychology.

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Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens17/07/2022
Semester start12/09/2022
Subject start12/09/2022
Cancellation 1?26/09/2022
Cancellation 2?03/10/2022
Last enrolment25/09/2022
Withdraw – Financial?08/10/2022
Withdraw – Academic?29/10/2022
Teaching census?07/10/2022