ASSESSMENT PROCESSES IN COUNSELLING
Credit points: 15
Students are provided with the foundation to equip them with the skills, knowledge base and theoretical frameworks to assess the unique needs of each client and to formulate informed and practical intervention strategies to address client needs. There are three broad streams within this unit: the theoretical and philosophical contexts of assessment; the assessment of conditions which may indicate the potential for harm or danger; and the exploration of a variety of assessment tools and methods. Students are encouraged to consider the ethical and clinical issues of using diagnostic categories in their work as counsellors. This subject is also seen as vital in the lead up to the Internship subject in the third semester.
SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health
Subject Co-ordinatorKathleen Gregory
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HMCOUN - Master of Counselling.
Special conditions This subject is available for students enrolled in the Master of Counselling only.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Where to start and what to ask.||Prescribed||Lukas, S.||NORTON, NY.|
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Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathleen Gregory
Four 7.5 hours lecture per study period on saturday during the day from week 33 to week 40 and delivered via face-to-face.
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