This unit of study will focus on fundamental theory and intervention practices of a range of therapeutic paradigms relevant to counselling.  Students will enhance their counselling skills and strengthen case formulation skills through in class supervised counselling practice.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Postgraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
APT6017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Analyse the fundamental theory and intervention practices of a range of therapeutic paradigms relevant to counselling;  
  2. Conceptually map counselling strategies for a range of presenting problems; and  
  3. Demonstrate the ability to link counselling theory and practice through application of theories to client issues and presentations.  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Test In class short answer test on interview role play 30%
Review Counselling assessment and intervention plan according to three therapeutic paradigms (1500 words) 40%
Report Case formulation (1000 words) 30%

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