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.
Assessment Items
  • Online Learning Activity: Online Activity
  • Essay: Essay
  • Practical Demonstration: Skills Workshop
  • Report: Report
Contact Hours
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 96 hour(s) per Term (Students are required to undertake at least 120 hours of overall effort)
  • Workshop: for 24 hour(s) per Term
Compulsory Requirements
  • General Course Requirements: 1. Workshop: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions. (Students must attend the face to face workshop to pass this course.)
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for HLSC6517
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