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ATS2822

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedGippsland Second semester 2011 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Chris Laming

Notes

Previously coded SCW2303

Synopsis

This unit explores theoretical frameworks for advanced counselling and case management in casework practice. The casework process is the focus of theory and skill development to explore the strengths and limitations of theories including eco-systems, crisis intervention, problem solving and feminist theories.

Objectives

On successful completion of this unit students will have:

  1. emonstrated understanding of their implicit theories on their approach to counselling;
  2. An ability to apply more than one theoretical framework to counselling and case management practice;
  3. Demonstrated understanding of the case management process.

Assessment

Attendance and participation: 10%
Assignment (2000 words): 40%
Examination (2500 words): 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Chris Laming

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Community welfare and counselling

Prerequisites

ATS1362 and ATS1363 or permission.

Prohibitions

GSC2303, SCW2303