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Area/Catalogue
BEHL 1026

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
163230

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 6)

Course aim

To introduce students to psychological concepts and practices found in counselling, psychotherapy, and human relationships.

Course content

In this course students will be introduced to counselling/psychotherapy theories, concepts and issues, will develop communication skills embedded in a counselling context, and will develop an understanding of psychological concepts related to interpersonal perception and learning. Students will also be provided with an overview of different behavioural and cognitive approaches to counselling examples of counselling theory applied to contemporary social and cultural phenomena.

Textbooks

Sharf, R.S. 2015, Theories of Psychotherapy and Counseling: Concepts and Cases , 6th ed, Brooks/Cole, CENGAGE Learning,, Belmont, California

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 2700 words equivalent 60% N/A
Journal 1800 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Online Course Facilitators

School of Psychology, Social Work & Social Policy

Degree this course is offered in