In this unit students will explore issues related to counselling for children and adolescents. Consideration is given to developmental issues, attachment, disorders of childhood and adolescence, chronic illness and disability. Strategies for intervention will also be addressed including engaging children in therapy and the therapeutic needs of children and adolescents facing specific problems. Child protection issues will also be explored. The aim of this unit is to equip students with basic knowledge with regard to child and adolescent functioning and practical skills for the delivery of child and adolescent counselling models.
|Unit name||Working with Children and Young Adults|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Dr Amy Washington
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,108.00||090513|
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KHA501 - Counselling Skills 1
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Two 2-day workshops and online
Case study analysis (40%), 2,000 word report (40%), in-class exercises (20%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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