|1.||Critically review the basic skills that are necessary for effective interpersonal communication in a therapeutic relationship;|
|2.||Conceptually map and interrogate major theoretical approaches to counselling;|
|3.||Propose and defend the use of specific counselling skills in both familiar and unfamilar situations in professional practice;|
|4.||Predict the effects that psychological variables may have on pain symptomatology and pain management with reference to various theoretical models; and|
|5.||Exhibit strategies to assess and treat chronic pain symptoms and behaviours in osteopathic clinical practice and/or refer patients to other health professionals for counselling, support or practical assistance as appropriate.|
|Assignment||Chronic pain assignment (2000 words)||60%|
|Presentation||Group presentation in tutorial (equivalent to 1000 words)||40%|
Theory and practice of counselling and psychotherapy. (9th ed.).
Corey, G. (2013).
California : Brooks/Cole.
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