[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Home Monash Info News and Events Campuses and Faculties Monash University
Monash University Handbooks


Counselling and professional practice 2 (6 points)


Leader: Dr Gavin Sullivan and Dr Dianne Vella-Brodrick

Clayton First semester 2003 (OCL)
Caulfield First semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: The emphasis in the first part of this unit will be on learning the main theories that underpin counselling practice and the development of advanced skills in cognitive behavioural therapy. Students will also learn about the application of cognitive behavioural therapy in the treatment of a range of health problems. In the second part of this unit students will be exposed to professional issues such as common practical problems encountered when working with clients, and government and non-government agencies, and the mutual responsibilities of the members of a team in which a psychologist may work.

Assessment: Essay (1500 words): 15% + Counselling video/audio tapes (3 tapes): 25% + Personal journal (1000 words): 10% + Case study (3,000 words): 50%

Off-campus attendance requirements: Five-day residential school

Prerequisites: MHP5052

Help | Contacts | Site Map | Staff Directory | Search