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Griffith University and Open Universities Australia offer this online unit in Applied Counselling to students enrolled in the Master of Social Work course.
The unit gives students an overview of counselling practice and theory in relation to their application in social work and human services. Covering many areas of interest, the unit provides students with the counselling skills they need to help a diverse range of clients. This is achieved through a close study of counselling theory and development of practical therapeutic skills.
Students will learn about counselling frameworks, integrative therapy, and counselling micro-skills, among other topics. This knowledge can then be applied in a career in social work or a related field.
The unit utilises a wide variety of media resources, and is assessed through a written assignment (30%), a guided online discussion with peers (20%), and a presentation (50%).
Applicants must be accepted into the following course in order to enrol in this unit:
Applicants must also have completed the following unit, prior to enrolling:
In this Applied Counselling unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This postgraduate unit in Applied Counselling will equip students with the practical skills and knowledge they need to pursue a career in social work. Students taking this unit will learn counselling theory that they can apply to real-world counselling sessions.
The skills gained can also be utilised in many other careers, as being able to listen and talk through problems is an important part of being an effective boss or co-worker. Successful completion of this unit will result in you being able to:
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.