EDF5554 - Counselling internship - 2019

0 points, SCA Band 1, 0.000 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

Faculty

Education

Chief examiner(s)

Ting Sing Kiat

Coordinator(s)

Ting Sing Kiat

Unit guides

Offered

Malaysia

  • Full year 2019 (On-campus)
  • Second semester 2019 to First semester 2020 (On-campus)

Co-requisites

Enrolment in D6006 MProfCouns

Notes

The second offering runs from 23/07/2018 to 31/05/2019.

For students enrolled in this unit from 2019 onwards this is a 12 credit point unit. Credit points are applied on successful completion of the unit.

Synopsis

This unit is a field placement that develops a range of professional skills and acquaints students with issues of professional ethics and practice in counselling. Students are required to complete 504 placement hours in total, of which 192 hours are 'contact' hours (e.g. face-to-face counselling) and 312 hours are 'non-contact' (e.g. observation).

Outcomes

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

  1. develop competency and advanced knowledge and skills in professional practice
  2. gain experience in the implementation of ethical principles in field practice
  3. complete a professional log book and case notes
  4. make appropriate specialist and agency referrals
  5. gain knowledge of local community and human services
  6. understand legal and ethical principles relevant to counselling.

Fieldwork

192 hours of client contact; 312 non-contact hours

Assessment

Field supervisor assessment of placement performance (equivalent to 2000 words, 40%) NB: student must pass this assessment in order to pass the unit.

Reflective report assessment/counselling log book (equivalent to 5000 words, 50%) NB: student must pass this assessment in order to pass the unit.

Case conceptualization and presentation (equivalent to 1000 words, 10%)

Workload requirements

504 hours of scheduled placement activities during two semesters.

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