Bachelor of Counselling

Australian College of Applied Psychology Brisbane Campus

Course description

The Bachelor of Counselling provides a comprehensive overview of counselling frameworks and skills, ethical practice and cultural diversity. The course provides entry level counselling training with a strong focus on contemporary counselling, psychotherapy and psychology theory, research and practice. The Bachelor of Counselling degree includes a professional placement totalling 250 hours, which includes 46 hours of counselling client contact. This degree is accredited by the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA), the peak body for counselling and psychotherapy in Australia, and gives you the practical skills and theoretical foundation you need to work as a counsellor. What will I learn? Areas of study include: Counseling skills and theories Conflict resolution Counseling in loss Psychology of health and wellness Positive psychology Developmental psychology Alcohol and other drugs counselling Cultural diversity in counselling Mental health policy and practice Social, legal and ethical issues surrounding counseling

  • Start date 28-MAY-2018,17-SEP-2018
  • Duration 3 years
  • International Cost AUD $20344 per year
  • Qualification Bachelor degree
  • Study mode Full time