Professional Counselling Project A

Unit code: APT7002 | Study level: Postgraduate
12
(One credit point is usually equivalent to one hour of study per week)
City Campus
City Flinders
APT6022 - Evaluation and Research for Counselling Interventions
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)
Overview
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Overview

This unit and APT7003 are the capstone units for the program. Together they provide students the opportunity to gain experience in researching and implementing a counselling related professional project. Each student, in consultation with their field supervisor, will be required to identify an independent topic with a counselling focus from within their placement. Students will research evidence-based approaches in the literature to support the project proposal and, based on the literature review, produce a counselling related project proposal.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Implement academic learning and knowledge to identify and design a viable project;
  2. Critically review and evaluate the literature associated with the professional project;
  3. Produce and present a substantial project proposal based on identified need from field placement agency; and
  4. Apply and evaluate the learning acquired in academic course work and on placement.

Assessment

For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Other
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Grade: 25%
Project outline and learning goals (1000 words)
Assessment type: Literature Review
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Grade: 35%
Prepare a literature review based on the project outline (1200 words)
Assessment type: Presentation
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Grade: 40%
Presentation of proposal (10 minutes) including written component explaining proposed methodology (1000 words)

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