This unit of study is one of two units that combine to provide students the opportunity to gain experience in researching and implementing a counselling related professional project. Each student will be required to identify an independent topic with a  counselling focus from within their placement and in consultation with their field supervisor, . 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.

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APT6022 - Evaluation and Research for Counselling Interventions

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; and  
  3. Produce and present a substantial project proposal based on identified need from field placement agency.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Presentation Individual presentation the project proposal (10 minutes) 20%
Literature Review Prepare a literature review based on the project proposal (2000 words) 40%
Assignment Create a viable project proposal linked to the field placement (1500 words) 40%

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