Level 3, 127 Rundle Mall Adelaide South Australia 5000
CRICOS course code: 097946C
Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas
The Diploma of Counselling and Psychotherapy?is your pathway to an exciting career as an entry level counsellor. In this higher education diploma, you will study major theoretical perspectives both within psychotherapy and counselling traditions, and outside these traditions you will engage with relevant scientific, philosophical and spiritual disciplines.
This course is recognised in the Australian Qualification Framework.
The Diploma of Counselling and Psychotherapy?is your pathway to an exciting career as an entry-level counsellor. In this higher education diploma, you will study major theoretical perspectives both within psychotherapy and counselling traditions, and outside these traditions, you will engage with relevant scientific, philosophical and spiritual disciplines.
Through the course you will develop the core skills fundamental to counselling and psychotherapy. You will learn how to engage in ethical, culturally sensitive and collaborative practices to plan early intervention programs with respect to client goals and the diversity of individuals. As part of the course, you will also engage in one clinical placement experience that will enrich and consolidate your classroom learning.
This qualification is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework.
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of major theoretical perspectives and concepts, and integrate and apply in a broad range of counselling and psychotherapeutic contexts.
Demonstrate an understanding of ethical issues, cultural and social diversity, and professional responsibility in the context of safe, ethical and reflective practice.
Establish respectful, ethical and collaborative relationships to work with others, and communicate clear and coherent information to express ideas and perspectives to support case management.
Demonstrate empathy, mirroring, attunement and therapeutic presence in working with clients.
Engage in ethical, culturally sensitive and collaborative practices to plan, design and evaluate counselling modalities and early intervention programs with respect for the diversity of individuals.
Identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources, and use initiative and judgement to construct a case conceptualisation.
Demonstrate self-awareness, self-motivation and personal responsibility for their learning, work and emerging professional skills.
The Diploma of Counselling and Psychotherapy prepares graduates for an exciting career as an entry-level counsellor, case manager, intake counsellor, welfare counsellor, program coordinator, disability support worker or counsellor support worker.
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Brisbane CampusLevel 4, 243 Edward Street
International applicants must have an English Language Proficiency Score of IELTS 6.5 (Academic) with Speaking no less than 6.5; Listening, Writing and Reading no less than 6.0, or equivalent.
Our admission pathway options include:
Applicants with Recent Senior Secondary Education (within the past two years) must have completed an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (Year 12). For guaranteed entry applicants must have achieved an ATAR of 65 (or equivalent).
Applicants with Vocational Education and Training (VET) study must have completed a vocational qualification at Diploma level or higher