Courses & Units

Counselling Fundamentals KHA235

Hobart

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Intermediate student elective unit

Introduction

This 13-week blended unit provides students with an overview of counselling concepts and skills.  Students will be introduced to theories of counselling and basic communication skills. Multicultural counselling and an awareness of some of the ethical and professional issues facing counsellors will be addressed.  This unit will provide students with knowledge and skills that are applicable to a number of workplace settings. Completion of this unit does not qualify students to practice counselling, however, it provides a foundation for further study in this area.

Summary

Unit name Counselling Fundamentals
Unit code KHA235
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Psychology
Coordinator

Ms Anne-Marie Dean

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $2,207.00 090701

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KHA335

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

13 weekly online modules

1 x video-linked compulsory workshop in Week 1 (recorded and available on MYLO)

  • A comprehensive overview of the unit will be provided, including material covered, MYLO set-up, communication protocols, and opportunity to form study groups
  • Assessment pieces will be explained, as well as opportunity for questions
  • A hurdle activity will be incorporated into this workshop - aimed at providing students with an introduction to the unit and its weekly content.
Assessment
  • Theories of Counselling Essay - 1200 words (35%)
  • Counselling Skills Critique Essay - 1500 words (35%)
  • Weekly Online Assessments (30%)
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Textbooks

RequiredNone
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