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Area/Catalogue
NURS 5160

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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

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Course ID
161203

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Course aim

To develop in-depth knowledge of individual and group counselling skills for recovery based therapeutic relationships and practice

Course content

Recovery values, strengths-based practice, person and family centred care, lived experience and consumer perspectives, counselling skills and processes used in recovery orientated care, trauma informed care, cultural safety, reflective practice, therapeutic use of self, the peer workforce, dignity of risk and ethical considerations in counselling, planning and evaluation of individual and group recovery programs, leadership and facilitation skills

Textbook(s)

D Geldard, K Geldard and R Yin Foo 2016, Basic Personal Counselling: A Training Manual for Counsellors, 8th Edition, Cengage Learning Australia

Jacobs, E Schimmel, CJ Masson, RL and Harvill, RL 2016, Group counselling: strategies and skills, 8th Edition, Cengage Learning, Boston, MA

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Workshop (on campus) 4.5 hours x 2 weeks
Clinical 75 hours block x -
External (Online Delivery) - x 13 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
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Online activities - 20% ongoing
Written Assignment and Counselling video 1000 words 30% 30 minutes
Written Assignment: Group program proposal 2000 words 20% -
Clinical Placement Competency 3000 words 30% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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

UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Degrees this course is offered in

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