Theories and Foundations of Counselling

PSC60013 12.5 Credit Points Singapore

Duration

  • 1 Semester

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

Prerequisites

Admission to:
GC-SSCPC Graduate Certificate of Social Science (Professional Counselling) OR
GD-SSCPC Graduate Diploma of Social Science (Professional Counselling) OR
MA-SSCPC Master of Social Science (Professional Counselling) or
 
MA-COUADV Master of Counselling (Advanced), or
GD-COU Graduate Diploma of Counselling or
GC-COU Graduate Certificate of Counselling
 

Corequisites

Nil

Aims and objectives

This unit provides an overview of the theoretical fundamentals of counselling. There will be an emphasis on understanding personality, developmental processes, multi-cultural counselling, the role of identity formation, and foundational counselling theories.


Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Describe and evaluate the theories of personality, development and identity formation, including the implications for counselling practice.
2. Apply counselling theories and practices to client presentations in multicultural demographics.
3. Identify and analyse common issues of maladjustment that might present in counselling practice.

Courses with unit

MA-COUADV Master of Counselling (Advanced), or
GD-COU Graduate Diploma of Counselling or
GC-COU Graduate Certificate of Counselling