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Area/Catalogue
BEHL 5094

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
157081

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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
UniSA Justice & Society

Course aim

To develop and apply knowledge of basic and advanced clinical skills for observing, assessing, and communicating with clients. To introduce students to the ethics involved with assessing and initiating contact with clients including, but not limited to, informed consent procedures.

Course content

Students will develop knowledge of the principles of psychotherapy and will build basic counselling skills, including interviewing skills, micro skills, and ethical considerations (informed consent and confidentiality). Students develop skills and knowledge based on a scientist-practitioner model emphasising the use of evidence-based skills.

Textbook(s)

J. Sommers-Flanagan & R. Sommers-Flanagan. 2016, Clinical interviewing, 6th Edition, Wiley, Hoboken, New Jersey

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 5 hours x 8 days

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 (INTENSIVE)
Journal 2250 words 50% N/A
Test N/A 50% 40 minutes

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4Y)
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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.

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