Practicum 4

Unit code: APT6011 | Study level: Postgraduate
12
(Generally, 1 credit = 10 hours of classes and independent study.)
City Campus
City Flinders
APT6020 - Ethics and Professional Practice for Counsellors
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)
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Overview

Students will undertake an external placement, involving individual counselling and participation in the activities of their placement organisation. Students will receive regular supervision onsite by a counselling supervisor, learn about ethical, organisational, and practice issues, and experience professional contact with a range of health and well-being professionals.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Formulate and implement learning goals relevant to their counselling placement;
  2. Implement counselling theory and practice in counselling cases and client contact whilst on field placement;
  3. Critically reflect on the research, ethical, legal, and other frameworks relevant to their field placement practice;
  4. Develop reflective practice skills, including the capacity to seek advice on problems and challenges arising in the placement setting and engage in onsite supervision process for all client-related matters; and
  5. Critically reflect on the inter-professional relations and collaboration in the placement setting in the context of service delivery.

Assessment

For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Other
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Grade: Pass/Fail
Learning goals relevant to counselling placement (500 words)
Assessment type: Journal
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Grade: Pass/Fail
Reflect on the placement experience (1000 words)
Assessment type: Report
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Grade: Pass/Fail
Placement agency description
Assessment type: Report
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Grade: Pass/Fail
Placement logbook and Supervisor's report

Required reading

Students will be directed to current texts and journal articles in the relevant areas by the Unit Convenor.

As part of a course

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