PROFCOUN 708 - Professional Issues in Counselling

Course code
Professional Issues in Counselling
Counselling, Human Services, and Social Work
Delivery modes
Weekly lecture
Course director

Brian Rodgers

Course description

An examination of significant professional issues in counselling, including supervision, ethics and accountability, and role development.

Learning outcomes

At the completion of the course, it is intended that students will able to: Develop a clear understanding of the values and principles underpinning ethical guidelines, and the role of codes of ethics in decision making in professional counselling practice. Select from and apply models of ethical decision making when engaged in ethical decision making processes, and critique the application of guidelines to specific situations in counselling practice. Develop and demonstrate an understanding of the theory, structure and dynamics of professional supervision, in order to engage effectively in the process as counsellors. Be aware of processes, resources and agencies relevant to counselling practice in the community.

    Course Coordinators

    Sabrina Zoutenbier

    Currently scheduled classes

    2021 Epsom (Semester 1): On campus sessions every week on Wednesdays from 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm

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