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|Offered at:||(B, S)|
T Knight (B)
|Contact hours:||3 hours per week|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
The unit will provide an introduction to a problem management approach to counselling, based on Egan's Skilled Helper Model with clients of different ages, cultural backgrounds and presenting concerns. The common difficulties encountered during the counselling process will be addressed, together with ethical concerns. In addition, students will be assisted to understand their own impact on the counselling process. Training in basic counselling skills such as listening, probing and empathic responding will be provided. Students will participate in role-plays, fish bowl exercises and counselling practice in class. Students will be required to submit a video of themselves in a practice counselling situation with a fellow student.
DVD or Video presentation No. 1: Recording of 15 minute interview (student as counsellor) 1000 word critique of presentation 25%; DVD or video presentation No. 2: Recording of 30-45 minute interview (student as counsellor) plus 2000-2500 word written critique of presentation 75%
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Student Contribution Rate***||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.