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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

0 points, SCA Band 1, 0.000 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Michael Daffern


A range of topics associated with the provision of psychological services, including basic counselling skills acquisition, review of relevant legislation and ethical/professional standards, and developing ethically and culturally sensitive psychological practice. This unit comprises a two day workshop, held prior to the commencement of formal course-work and seminars. Material will be presented in various formats including didactic teaching, small group exercises and role plays. The workshop and seminars will be supplemented by readings and handouts.


Assessment is based on self-evaluation of counselling skills videos (pass/fail basis) and a final examination (100%).

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Nicki Dowling