COUN216 Religious and Spiritual Issues in Counselling
10 cp Prerequisites COUN106 Introduction to Counselling and Micro-Skills and COUN221 Humanistic Theories and Interventions Teaching Organisation 3 hours per week for twelve weeks or equivalent.
In this interdisciplinary unit students will examine the nature of human spirituality, its diversity, and its influence on development and wellness throughout the lifespan. The examination will be done within the context of counselling practice and the issues of contemporary society. Images that inform counselling models, the students’ values and beliefs, and Western cultural contexts, will be considered in terms of their bearing on the counselling setting. Throughout this unit students will be encouraged to develop theoretical knowledge as well as its appropriate application in practice.