HPY734 - Ethical and Legal Issues in Counselling
2024 unit information
|Trimester 1: Online
This unit is only available to students enrolled in H558 Graduate Certificate of Counselling, H658 Graduate Diploma of Counselling or H758 Master of Counselling.
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
|Scheduled learning activities - online
1 x 1 hour self-paced interactive module
Online self-paced interactive learning each week will provide students with the theoretical background for practical counselling skills taught in online seminars. Online seminars each week will support students to develop applied counselling skills. These seminars will focus on demonstrating and practising counselling activities in dyads and triads.
This unit will provide students with the knowledge, reasoning, and skills to undertake counselling in an ethical manner. Students will learn about the philosophy and principles underlying ethical practice, as well as the specific ethical codes and laws that apply in Australia. The unit will provide students with the skills to communicate ethical and legal issues to clients and resolve ethical dilemmas. Students will develop an awareness of their personal and professional limitations, including the impact of counsellor mental health on the client, highlighting the importance of self-monitoring and appropriate referral.
Students must attend a minimum of eight (8) out of eleven (11) online synchronous seminars.
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