units

EDF4605

Faculty of Education

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Education

Coordinator(s)

Dr Andrea Reupert

Offered

Clayton

  • First semester 2016 (Evening)

Synopsis

This unit introduces students to a range of intervention models/theories used in counselling psychology and the assumptions on which they are based. Students examine the theoretical bases of two approaches in depth.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. describe the origins of, and relevant current developments in, counselling psychology
  2. develop the effective use of basic counselling skills
  3. describe relevant major psychotherapies
  4. understand the issues concerning efficacy and effectiveness of psychotherapies.

Assessment

Theoretical essay (2000 words, 50%)
Class presentation (2000 words equivalent, 50%)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 144 hours per semester comprising:

(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:

  • 2 contact hours per week

(b.) Additional requirements

  • 10 hours of independent study per week

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)

Prerequisites

Successful completion of an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited major sequence in psychology