Foundations of Counselling
|Faculty/School:||Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, School of Social Sciences|
|Semesters Offered:||September 2013 - Standard|
|Credit Value:||10 credit points|
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|Study Abroad availability:||Available to Study Abroad students|
|Subject Outline:||January 2013 [ Standard ]|
This subject provides an introduction and basic training in the verbal and non-verbal skills which have been shown to enhance effective counselling outcomes, a professional behavioural plan for effective data-gathering, and an examination of several of the major therapy approaches.
Successful students will learn about of the nature and processes of effective counselling as a practical and systematic intervention for the general population. Students will also learn how to initiate counselling interactions and to conduct a short counselling session.