ADVANCED COUNSELLING SKILLS A

PHE5ASA

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Together with the subject PHE5ASB, these subjects aim to further student's development as counsellor practitioners. Focusing on advanced counselling skills such as Advanced Empathy, Challenging and Immediacy and utilising specific skills identified in the approaches presented in the subject PHE5CHC, students are expected to develop competency in integrating advanced skills into their practice. Classes include practice sessions to facilitate students both deepening and broadening the skill-base from which they work.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRaelynn Wicklein

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HMCOUN - Master of Counselling.

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
ReadingsThe Sage Handbook of Counselling and Psychotherapy (2nd edn)PrescribedFeltham, C & Horton, I (Eds) (2006)SAGE: LONDON
ReadingsBuilding motivational interviewing skills: a practitioner workbookRecommendedRosengren, D 2009GUILDFORD PRESS, NY
ReadingsIntentional interviewing and counselling: facilitating client development in a multicultural societyRecommendedIvey, A & Ivey, M 20076TH EDN, THOMSON BROOKS/COLE, BELMONT CA.
ReadingsInterviewing and change strategies for helpers: fundamental skills and cognitive behavioural interventionsRecommendedCormier, S, Nurius, P & Osborn, C 20096TH EDN, BROOKS/COLE, BELMONT CA.
ReadingsThe skilled helperRecommendedEgan, G 20078TH EDN, THOMSON BROOKS/COLE, BELMONT CA.
ReadingsHelping skills: facilitaing insight, exploration and actionPreliminaryHill, C 20093RD EDN, APA, WASHINGTON DC.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. To demonstrate knowledge of the advanced skills of counselling practice

Activities:
workshop, enquiry-based learning
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)

02. To demonstrate an advanced level of proficiency in the application of advanced counselling skills to different clinical presentations and counselling contexts

Activities:
workshop, enquiry-based learning
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)

03. To demonstrate an ability to assess the appropriate application of advanced counselling skills

Activities:
workshop, enquiry-based learning
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)

04. To demonstrate an increasing abiloty to reflect on their practice; particularly in being able to identify areas of both competency and further learning

Activities:
workshop, enquiry-based learning
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)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City, 2017, Semester 1, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRaelynn Wicklein

Class requirements

Seminar
One 2.0 hours seminar per week and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
counselling tape, transcript and critical review (equiv to 1,500 words)50 01, 02, 03, 04
counselling tape, transcript and critical review (equiv to 1,500 words)50 01, 02, 03, 04