Graduate Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy (GCertCounsPsych)

Program Code

GCCP

Academic Year

2017

Program Faculty

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy consists of elective coursework to introduce students to the broad theoretical foundation and skills of counselling / psychotherapy. It will provide an introductory pathway to training in a specific counselling / psychotherapy modality or provide training in a range of specific counselling / psychotherapy modalities to experienced counsellors.
Usually the completion of a Bachelor degree is the minimum qualification for entry to the program but other equivalent qualifications will be considered.
The Graduate Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 0.5 years.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy

There shall be a Graduate Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined  total of not less than 12 units.

Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 12 units.

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 12 units.

Core Course

Courses to the value of up to 12 units may be taken from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
PUB HLTH 7078 Qualitative Research Methods In Health 3
PUB HLTH 5005 Counselling Skills 1 3
PUB HLTH 5006 Ethics in the Workplace 3
PUB HLTH 5007 Attachment Across the Lifespan 3
PUB HLTH 5008 Counselling and Psychotherapy Theories 3
PUB HLTH 6018 Counselling Skills 2 3
PUB HLTH 6019 Overview of Mental Health 3
PUB HLTH 6021 Nature of Grief 3
PUB HLTH 7003 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 3
PUB HLTH 7007 Interpersonal Therapy 3
PUB HLTH 7005 Narrative Approaches to Counselling 3
PUB HLTH 7010 Mindfulness-based Counselling Applications 3
PUB HLTH 7013 Family & Relationships Counselling 3
PUB HLTH 7024 Counselling of Children and Adolescents 3
PUB HLTH 7019 Expressive Therapies: Creative Arts in Counselling 3
PUB HLTH 7021 Hypnosis 3