HLSC6517

Counselling Approaches with Couples, Children and Young People

10 Units

This course will consider how a range of approaches, strategies and interventions can be delivered to families in a comprehensive and effective way. The course will particularly focus on how practitioners apply theory to their practice in specific contexts.

Faculty Faculty of Health and Medicine
School School of Health Sciences
Availability Semester 2 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Apply a collaborative practice approach to working with families
  2. Apply counselling strategies to families in specific contexts
  3. Identify strategies for specific types of clients
  4. Use strategies of self-assessment, reflection and supervision to manage and develop effectiveness of clinical practices.
Content
  • Application of theories and approaches
  • Advanced skills practice
  • Knowledge and approaches relevant for different life stages
  • Knowledge and approaches appropriate in different contexts
Requisites
Assumed Knowledge An undergraduate degree or higher qualification in Counselling, Psychotherapy, Psychology, Social Work, Social Science or equivalent. Students are strongly advised to have completed HLSC6516 before taking this course.
Assessment Items
  • Online Learning Activity: Online Learning Activity
  • Essay: Essay
  • Practical Demonstration: Practical Demonstration
  • Report: Report
Contact Hours
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 96 hour(s) per Term
  • Workshop: for 24 hour(s) per Term (Students are expected to attend the Workshop in Newcastle.)
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for HLSC6517
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