HPY210 - Coaching and Counselling for Behaviour Change

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Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
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This unit aims to enable students to develop understanding of, and practice in, current approaches in coaching, counselling, and group facilitation for behaviour change. This unit is applicable to a range of disciplines and is highly relevant for students wishing to develop skills as a coach, trainer/facilitator, supervisor, manager, tutor, presenter, and/or students aiming to progress into a career in psychology, counselling, and other people-focused healthcare professions. In this unit students will be exposed to a range of coaching and counselling theories and frameworks, and develop an understanding of human behaviour change. Students will learn and apply a range of skills and techniques involved in individual and group-based coaching and counselling.


Assessment task 1: Four online quizzes 20%

Assessment task 2: Essay (2500 words) 40%

Assessment task 3: 30-minute video of mock coaching session and written reflection (1000 words) 40%

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