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HPY210 - Coaching and Counselling Individuals for Behaviour Change

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Suzanne Vidler

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour seminar per week and 1 x 1 hour class per trimester

Content

The unit aims to enable students to develop understanding of, and practice in, current approaches in coaching and counselling for behaviour change including:

  • Theoretical models;
  • A range of practical, generic coaching and counselling skills applicable to a range of coaching and counselling environments;
  • An awareness of cross-disciplinary applications of the coaching/counselling process;
  • Experience in applying practical applications of the coaching and counselling process with an individual client-focus. (Students will coach a client for three private coaching sessions as part of assignment 2).
  • In-seminar counselling/coaching sessions;
  • Developing an ethical framework for coaching/counselling practices;
  • Personal growth, Positive psychology and well-being strategies;
  • Assertiveness training.

Seminar attendance: A minimum attendance to 9 of the 11 seminars is required to pass the unit. If unwell as evidenced with medical certificates, minimum attendance to 8 of the 11 seminars is still required to pass.

HPY210 is applicable to a range of disciplines across the university and highly relevant for students wishing to develop practical skills in coaching, counselling, well-being and life-skills.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Portfolio (1000 words) 25%
Assessment task 2: Video of one coaching session (maximum 30 minutes) and reflective report (1000 words) 40%
Assessment task 3: Reflective report (2000 words) 35%
Assessment task 4: Satisfactory completion of the facilitation, coaching and counselling skills development in at least 9 of the 11 seminars to obtain a pass or above in the unit - hurdle requirement

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$782$782$2933$3131

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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