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Rehabilitation Counselling I - REHB5911

Year - 2020

This unit provides the foundation for student identification with the profession of rehabilitation counselling and acquisition of basic knowledge and specific skills central to counselling in the context of disability. Students will study the philosophical origins of the profession, its evolving scope of practice, the utility of counselling theory and the evidence-base of counselling practice. They will reconcile their generic counselling aspirations with the community-based, person/family-centred, solution-focused, and strengths-based social justice framework of rehabilitation counselling. The primary thrust of the unit is micro-skills acquisition and development. Upon completion the successful student will have full awareness of and nascent proficiency in case conceptualisation, clinical reasoning, developing a working alliance, communication, problem solving, and basic counselling techniques.

Classes
Weekly in class tutorial for on-campus students, weekly on-line tutorial for distance students.

Assessment
Tutorial participation (30%), practical test - skill demonstration (40%), Reflective Writing (30%)

Textbooks
Corey, G. (2017). Theory and practice of counseling and psychotherapy (Tenth ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning. Ivey, A. E., Ivey, M. B., & Zalaquett, C. P. (2018). Intentional interviewing and counseling: Facilitating client development in a multicultural society (Ninth ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.

Prohibitions

REHB5043 or REHB5076

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Rehabilitation Counselling
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Rehabilitation Counselling
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Erin M Fearn-Smith and Gillian Boardman
HECS Band: 1
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