Courses & Units

Counselling Fundamentals KHA335

Hobart

Introduction

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

Summary

Unit name Counselling Fundamentals
Unit code KHA335
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Discipline Psychology
Coordinator

Dr Crystal Meehan

Level Advanced
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
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 31/5/2020 31/5/2020

* 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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,445.00 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

Prerequisites

Completion of 25 credit points at 200 level in any discipline.

Mutual Exclusions

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

KHA235

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Fully online. All unit content will be available through the MyLO learning platform.

Assessment

Fortnightly quiz, Weight: 60% (6x10%),

Counselling critique and demonstration - 5 - 7 minute clip and 1500 words, Weight: 40%.

TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

RequiredNone
Booktopia textbook links

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