HPY210 - Applied Counselling Skills (Introductory)

Year:

2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Previously: Coaching and Counselling Individuals for Behaviour Change
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

HPY310

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 1 hour class (pre-recorded) per week
1 x 2 hour master class (online) in weeks 2, 4, 7, and 9
1 x 1 hour Q & A (online) in weeks 5, 6, 8 and 10
1 x 2 hour seminar (campus or online) per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour class (pre-recorded) per week
1 x 2 hour master class (online) in weeks 2, 4, 7, and 9
1 x 1 hour Q & A (online) in weeks 5, 6, 8 and 10
1 x 2 hour seminar (campus or online) per week

Content

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.

Hurdle requirement

  • Satisfactory completion of activities focused on micro-skills, including participation in roleplay activities, in at least 8 of the 10 two hour weekly seminars, to obtain a Pass or above in the unit.

Unit Fee Information

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