HPY210 - Coaching and Counselling for Behaviour Change


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




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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 2 hour on-campus seminar per week and 1 x 1 hour of online learning content per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 2 hour online seminar per week and 1 x 1 hour of online learning content per week


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

  • Seminar attendance at least 9 of the 11 seminars to obtain a pass or above in the unit.

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