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Area/Catalogue
BEHL 2013

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101746

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy

Course aim

To develop students' knowledge of the counselling process and to core counselling microskills, and to provide small group practice in the use of these.

Course content

In this course students will further develop their knowledge of current research and best practice in counselling. Students will build up their knowledge of the counselling process and will further develop counselling microskills (including attending behaviour, open and closed questions, client observation skills, encouraging, paraphrasing and summarising, reflection of feeling). Students will also be introduced to the five stages of the interview: relationship, story and strengths, goals, restory, action. Students will have the opportunity to practice these skills in a safe environment.

Textbook(s)

Ivey, A, Ivey, M, & Zalaquett, C 2018, Intentional interviewing and counseling: facilitating client development in a multicultural society, 9th edition, Brooks/Cole, Belmont

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BEHL 1022 Counselling Foundations

Completion of or concurrent enrolment in BEHL 1022 Counselling Foundations.

Corequisite(s)

Completion of or concurrent enrolments of in BEHL 1022 Counselling Foundations.

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1.5 hours x 10 weeks
Practical 1.5 hours x 10 weeks

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
Critical analysis 1350 30% N/A
Continuous assessment 1350 30% N/A
Practical 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.

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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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