Faculty of Education
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
|Faculty||Faculty of Education|
|Offered||Hong Kong Term 3 2015 (Online)|
Singapore Term 3 2015 (Online)
|Coordinator(s)||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