CHCCSL003 - Facilitate the counselling relationship and process

Unit code: CHCCSL003 | Study level: TAFE
Footscray Nicholson


This unit describes the skills and knowledge to support clients to identify and work though concerns, and to manage the overall counselling process to its conclusion.  This unit applies to individuals whose job role involves working with clients on personal and psychological issues within established policies, procedures and guidelines.


For Melbourne campuses

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

  • facilitated the counselling process for at least 3 different clients with varying presenting issues, in at least 3 sessions per client;
  • facilitated client sessions using all aspects of the counselling process;
  • identifying concerns;
  • working through concerns;
  • monitoring the counselling relationship, and;
  • followed processes to bring the counselling process to an end on at least 2 occasions.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

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