Advanced Counselling Placement

PSC80004 25 Credit Points Singapore


  • 1 Semester

Contact hours

  • 350 hours including 100 hours of client contact. See also Teaching Method.

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.


MA-SSCPC Master of Social Science (Professional Counselling) (or equivalent) or MA-COUADV Master of Counselling (Advanced),
PSC60011, PSC60012, PSC60013, PSC60014
PSC70002, PSC70009, PSC70015, PSC70017



Aims and objectives

This unit gives students opportunities to develop their case management and intervention competencies in practical settings, with appropriate clinical supervision. Their practicum experience is complemented by live demonstrations and lectures on cognitive behavioural therapy, and counselling approaches for relationship issues, including domestic violence.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Identify and evaluate cognitive or family systems counselling theories, and the common counselling issues that are managed in their respective contexts.
2. Apply advanced counselling skills using different modalities for a range of client presentations.
3. Identify legal issues concerning multi-faceted and complex problems.
4. Produce case reports with depth and clarity.
5. Reflect on the development of counselling skills through supervision.

Courses with unit

A unit of study in the . or
MA-COUADV Master of Counselling (Advanced),