Faculty of Education
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Dr Nicky Jacobs (Term 1 - Hong Kong, Singapore online); Mr Jeff Roberts (Term 3 - Hong Kong, Singapore online)
This unit builds on core learning and further develops professional counselling practice in a sound ethical and legal context. Topics include implementing ethical principles and codes of practice, moral and legal responsibilities, personal, social and professional values, diversity, sensitive issues and practice, duty of care, confidentiality and privacy issues, referral, dealing with multiple clients, and managing boundaries and professional relationships.
Upon successful completion of this unit students should be able to:
Essay on ethical issues in the practice of counselling (4000 words, 50%)
Responses to two case vignettes (2 x 1500 words each, 50%)
Compendium (1000 words equivalent, ungraded pass)
Minimum total expected workload equals 288 hours per semester/term comprising:
(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:
(b.) Requirements for offshore Kaplan-based students:
(c.) Additional requirements (all students)
See also Unit timetable information