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.
|Unit name||Counselling Fundamentals|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Dr Crystal Meehan
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|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|
* 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.
|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.
Completion of 25 credit points at 200 level in any discipline.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Fully online. All unit content will be available through the MyLO learning platform.
Fortnightly quiz, Weight: 60% (6x10%),
Counselling critique and demonstration - 5 - 7 minute clip and 1500 words, Weight: 40%.
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Booktopia textbook links
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