COUNSELLING PLACEMENT A

PHE5CPA

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students are required to spend an average of one day per week in a supervised placement spanning a minimum of 13 weeks per semester. The setting must have mainstream face-to-face counselling as one of its functions and the student must be in a position of seeing at least three face-to-face clients per week (minimum of 39 client hours per semester). Formal on-site supervision is required as well as participation in four University-based Group Supervision / Reflective Practice Sessions.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKathleen Gregory

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HMCOUN - Master of Counselling. Must be enrolled in PHE5ASA concurrently.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Only available to students enrolled in the Master of Counselling.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsDeveloping the practice of counsellingRecommendedDryden, W & Felsham, C 1994SAGE PUBLICATIONS.
ReadingsIssues and ethics in the helping professionsRecommendedCorey, G, Corey, M & Callanan, P 20066TH EDN, BROOKS/COLE, CA.
ReadingsCounselling fieldwork placement packPreliminaryDepartment of Counselling and Psychological HealthHEALTH SCIENCES, LTU.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. To demonstrate an advanced level of proficiency in the facets of professional counselling practice as encountered within the Placement

Activities:
Placement, supervision
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. To demonstrate an ability to engage in supervision, with a high level of ability to reflect on their practice and establish and review clinical and skill learning plans

Activities:
Placement, supervision
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. To demonstrate knowledge of the ethical, clinical, and organisational impacts on counselling practice

Activities:
Placement, supervision
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. To demonstrate integration of learning as an increasing capactity to take on the obligations required of a professional counsellor, including being able to identify areas of both competency and further learning

Activities:
Placement, supervision
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathleen Gregory

Class requirements

Tutorial
Four 2.0 hours tutorial per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"4 sessions of Group Supervision / Reflective Practice per semester."

Placement - Off Site
One 39.0 hours placement - off site per study period and delivered via blended.
"Minimum 39 client hours per semester over at least 13 weeks."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case Studies x 240 01, 02, 03
Journal essay20 04
Satisfactory performance on placement as assessed by supervisor.40

City, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathleen Gregory

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site
One 39.0 hours placement - off site per study period and delivered via blended.
"Minimum 39 client hours per semester over at least 13 weeks."

Tutorial
Four 2.0 hours tutorial per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"4 sessions of Group Supervision / Reflective Practice per semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case Studies x 240 01, 02, 03
Journal essay20 04
Satisfactory performance on placement as assessed by supervisor.40