Counselling across the Lifespan

Unit code: APT6018 | Study level: Postgraduate
12
(One credit point is usually equivalent to one hour of study per week)
City Campus
City Flinders
N/A
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Overview

This unit of study will investigate individual functioning across the lifespan, and apply this theoretical knowledge in counselling assessment, formulation and intervention. In particular, the role of social and cultural contexts across the lifespan will be explored.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Appraise the role of life-span in individual functioning;
  2. Critically review the implications of life-span including the social and cultural relevance to the individual; and
  3. Apply theoretical knowledge of lifespan development in counselling assessment, formulation and intervention.

Assessment

For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Test
|
Grade: 20%
Three multiple-choice tests on individual development across the lifespan stages (Test 1 - 30mins, Test 2 - 45 mins, Test 3 - 30mins)
Assessment type: Presentation
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Grade: 60%
Please refer to below
Assessment type: Other
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Grade: 20%
Peer Evaluation of Presentations

Required reading

Lifespan development
Hoffnung, M., Hoffnung, R. J., Seifert, K. L., Hine, A., Pause, C., Ward, L., Signal, T., Swabey, K., Yates, K., & Burton Smith, R. (2019).| Wiley

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