This subject gives an introduction to the process, activities, theories and practice of counselling psychology in a multi-cultural society. The emphasis is on gaining a clear understanding of the major therapies of psychotherapy and counselling, and an understanding of how theory and research guides counselling practice. This subject is designed to enhance understanding of the counselling process, skills and knowledge to initiate and establish client relationships based upon the micro-skills approach.
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1. Demonstrate understanding of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historical trends in counselling psychology.
2. Comprehend and apply a broad and coherent body of knowledge of Psychology, with depth of understanding of underlying principles, theories and concepts in the discipline, using a scientific approach.
3. Analyse and critique theory and research in the discipline of Psychology and communicate these in written and oral formats.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate values and ethics in Psychology.
5. Demonstrate interpersonal skills and teamwork.
6. Demonstrate self-directed pursuit of scholarly inquiry in Psychology.
Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.
All Psychology programs are accredited in the sequence presented and designed to provide students with learning and graduate outcomes in line with APAC accreditation standards. In order to meet these outcomes, students in the Undergraduate program should complete PSYC11, then PSYC12, and finally PSYC13 subjects in the order sequenced.
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