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Area/Catalogue
BEHL 1022

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101414

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy

Course aim

To introduce students to psychological concepts and practices found in counselling, psychotherapy, and human relationships.

Course content

In this course students will be introduced to basic counselling/psychotherapy theories, concepts and issues, will develop basic communication skills embedded in a counselling context, and will develop an understanding of psychological concepts related to interpersonal perception and learning. Students will also be provided with an overview of different behavioural and cognitive approaches to counselling examples of counselling theory applied to contemporary social and cultural phenomena.

Textbook(s)

Richard S. Sharf 2016, Theories of Psychotherapy and Counseling: Concepts and Cases , 6th, Cengage Learning, Boston: MA

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Practical 1 hour x 13 weeks
Preparatory (Online activities) 1 hour x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Continuous assessment 450 word equivalent 10% N/A
Journal 2500 words 50% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Psychology, Social Work & Social Policy

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