Counselling for Individuals and Families (CHSUG3002)

This course allows students to develop attitudes, values, knowledge and skills required of beginning community and human services practitioners in order to work effectively with individuals, families and groups. Drawing on key theoretical models / frameworks such as person centred, solution focused, strengths based, cognitive behavioural, and narrative approaches, students will develop an underastanding of integrated or eclectic approaches to counselling in Community and Human services practice. Students will also develop frameworks for self-reflection, self-care and mindfulness in the context of their work. The course content is designed to encourage students to consider core Community and Human Services values and ethics when working with individuals and families.

Credit points 15
EFTSL 0.125
Contribution band 1
For students entolled in Commonwealth Supported Place CSP), each course falls into one of three bands. The band determines the student contributuon amount (SCA) which is charged for each course. The maximum student contribution amounts are based on a standard, full-time enrolment (120 credit points per year) with courses in the same band.