HPS433 - Applied Counselling Skills (Advanced)


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in courses H345 and H452


For students enrolled in H345, must have passed 24 credit points

Other courses: Nil



Incompatible with:

HPS426 and HPY710

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 3 hour seminar (campus) each week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 3 hour seminar (online) per week


This unit advances students' skills in working with clients across psychology and mental health settings. Students will learn skills in counselling and client-centred and ethical practice, and will learn knowledge and skills related to working with a variety of clients of different ages, cultural backgrounds, and presenting problems.

Hurdle requirement

  • Satisfactory completion of activities focussed on micro counselling and case management skill development, including participation in role play activities, in at least 7 of the 9 three-hour weekly seminars, to obtain a pass or above in the unit.

Unit Fee Information

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