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Courses Handbook 2014

This handbook contains information for courses and units at Curtin in 2014.
Information for the previous year's courses and units is available at Courses Handbook 2013.

311203 (v.1) Interpersonal Communications 500

Area: School of Psychology and Speech Pathology
Credits: 25.0
Contact Hours: 3.0
TUITION PATTERNS: The tuition pattern provides details of the types of classes and their duration. This is to be used as a guide only. Precise information is included in the unit outline.
Seminar: 6 x 8 Hours Semester
Anti Requisite(s): 305398 (v.1) Interpersonal Communications 501 or any previous version
305405 (v.1) Interpersonal Communication 502 or any previous version
Prerequisite(s): Admission into 311204 (v.1) Master of Counselling - Health Sciences or any previous version
Admission into 307432 (v.3) Graduate Certificate in Counselling or any previous version
Admission into 309080 (v.2) Graduate Diploma in Coaching or any previous version
Admission into 305378 (v.3) Graduate Diploma in Counselling or any previous version
Admission into 306361 (v.3) Master of Human Services Counselling or any previous version
UNIT REFERENCES, TEXTS, OUTCOMES AND ASSESSMENT DETAILS: The most up-to-date information about unit references, texts and outcomes, will be provided in the unit outline.
Additional Tuition Pattern Information: 2 x 3 day intensive workshops. Interactive - working in small and large group activities and demonstrations. Experiential and peer group learning. Reflective learning journal requires students to actively critique their personal and professional communication style and processes; interactive lectures. In vivo practise.
Syllabus: An introduction to active listening skills, interviewing and helping skills. Awareness of incongruent non-verbal communication and the influence of stereotypes, prejudices and cross-cultural issues in communication. Developing knowledge and understanding of basic models of helping and problem solving, including basic assessment skills and processes applicable to professional practice. Ethics and professional responsibilities.
Field of Education: 090513 Counselling
Result Type: Grade/Mark


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