CN510.306 Introduction to Counselling

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

This introductory unit allows traditional theories of counselling and their subsequent developments to be considered both conceptually and experientially so that their areas of interface and divergence can be considered and clarified. The unit surveys and examines the major theorists from psychodynamic and humanist traditions of psychology and their influence on the emerging counselling field. A number of Christian theorists are considered and their differences and similarities are explored.

Teaching Strategies

Teaching strategies include: lectures and tutorials; weekend schools; class discussions; role plays and practice of skills within class; presentation of instructional material in the form of printed documentation, DVD, video and audio tape and online interaction.

Unit offerings

Face to face:

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.