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COUN13-108: Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in Counselling


This subject will focus upon (a) relevant ethical and legal sources and their implications for the everyday practice of counselling, and (b) a consideration of the relevance and implications of research into the effectiveness of various approaches to counselling and mental health treatment assessment, diagnosis and procedures.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Social Sciences, Psychology and Counselling
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290

Learning outcomes

1. Acquire a sound knowledge of ethics relating to Behaviour Management and Counselling.
2. Appreciate the value of an ethical code to the Therapist and Client.
3. Apply an ethical code to the field of Behaviour Management and Counselling.

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Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/07/2018
Semester start10/09/2018
Subject start10/09/2018
Cancellation 1?24/09/2018
Cancellation 2?01/10/2018
Last enrolment23/09/2018
Last withdrawal?05/10/2018
Teaching census?05/10/2018