Professional Practice and Counselling Settings

PSC80011 25 Credit Points Singapore


  • 1 Semester

Contact hours

  • 48 hours

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


Admission into the Masters 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

In this subject, students will understand and appreciate the processes involved in counselling individuals in different settings. Students will also have ample opportunities to discuss relevant ethical issues that apply in these settings.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Identify and refer mental health issues experienced by a variety of client populations.
2. Develop case management approaches based on an in-depth understanding of relevant counselling approaches in a multicultural context.
3. Analyse complex ethical, legal, and boundary considerations in counselling practice.
4. Evaluate and implement the therapeutic change process for various demographics and populations of clients.

Courses with unit

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