- 1 Semester
- 350 hours including 100 hours of client contact. See also Teaching Method.
Aims and objectives
This unit, involving practica, aims to enhance learning associated with professional practice across a variety of counselling settings. These practica are concerned primarily with helping students to apply their theoretical understanding of counselling procedures to the counselling practice setting. Students will be allocated clients at the Mount Elizabeth Hospital Clinic and at other external locations approved by the Course Coordinator including schools and mental health centres.
Students will be allocated clients in accordance with their existing levels of counselling skills, their professional skills and their professional interests. A normal case load will be four clients per week. Students will be expected to see a mixture of child, adolescent and adult clients and to gather experience in working with groups and families as well as individuals.
supervisor(s) most directly associated with their work, together with the coordinator.
Courses with unitA unit of study in the Master of Social Science (Professional Counselling).
Please note that unit codes have changed from 2014. Please ensure that you check the unit entry for the correct 2014 unit code.