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COUN13-301: Foundations of Counselling

Description

This subject provides an introduction and basic training in the verbal and non-verbal skills which have been shown to enhance effective counselling outcomes, a professional behavioural plan for effective data-gathering, and an examination of several of the major therapy approaches.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeCOUN13-301
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Social Sciences, Psychology and Counselling
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290

Learning outcomes

1. Describe and differentiate between major theories of counselling taught in class and apply knowledge on theories to solving practical class exercises;
2. Demonstrate effective verbal communication during class-based discussion and well-developed written expression in completion of assignments as these abilities relate to the content taught in class;
3. Practice the decision-making process for identifying the most suited therapeutic approaches for addressing the presenting issues outlined in a demonstrated Intake Counselling session.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge required.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018
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